Raw Lemon Blossom Honey - 500g (out of date)

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*This honey has passed its best before date, which is why it is discounted. We can guarantee it is still perfectly fine to eat.

Raw Lemon Blossom Honey - 500g

Rossend's raw lemon blossom honey is a very pleasing and light honey, a favourite of children. It has just a subtle and delicate taste of lemon with a hint of tartness. It was voted the best tasting honey in 2014 by the iTQi, International Taste and Quality Institution.

More on the flavour: This is a very smooth and light tasting citrus tree blossom honey. It has a creamy light flavour with just a tiny hint of lemon. This comes from bees feeding on the blossoms of the Mediterranean lemon trees. Different from the tree honey which comes from sap. These blossom honey varieties are much lighter in taste and colour and tend to set quicker due to higher glucose levels.

Colour: This particular honey is light yellow in colour, slightly pale in the light.

Where does the honey come from? This variety of lemon honey comes from Catalonia in Spain.

Who produces the honey? This lemon blossom honey comes from Rossend. He treats honey like an art form and you can really tell, it has such a perfect consistency and the varieties range from very subtle to very overt. He has won many awards for his honey including from the well renowned iTQi (International Taste and Quality Institute) who rated several of his honey varieties in the superior taste award category.

What about the tree the honey comes from? The lemon tree is a hardy citrus tree which is dominant around the warmer climates of the world and can even grow in cooler places too. It can flower more than once per year and a stunning aroma is present whenever it is in bloom.

Common Uses: Lemon blossom honey is particularly good to use in different recipes, such as: salads, an accompaniment with cheeses, adding to shellfish and beautiful in a light herbal tea.

Lemon Blossom Honey Facts: Lemon trees produce brilliant white blossoms that the bees adore. A very light coloured honey is produced with a delicate taste quite unlike the fruit, only a hint of the taste of lemon is there, a distant tartness and a clean yet subtle citrus taste.

Please know that raw honey does crystalize and is a natural process that occurs due to high levels of natural glucose separating from naturally occurring liquids. For more information on why honey sets CLICK HERE - http://www.honey.com/images/uploads/general/crystallization.pdf

 

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  • Product photo is representative of this product. Honey colour and texture may vary depending on the season and level of crystalization.

  • Please note some jars may be crystalized.

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