Rossend's raw orange blossom honey is a very pleasing and light honey. A favourite of children, it has just a subtle and delicate taste of orange and a hint herbal flora. It achieved a 2-Star Superior Taste Award in the 2016 International Taste and Quality Institute awards. The iTQi is a world-renowned organisation of chefs and sommeliers.
More on the flavour - This is a very pleasant tasting citrus tree blossom honey, it is mild and has a gentle hint of orange. It comes from bees feeding on the blossoms of the Mediterranean orange 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 orange blossom honey comes from Catalonia in Spain along the coast down towards Valencia.
Who produces the honey? This orange blossom honey comes from Rossend. He treats honey like and 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 top category.
What about the tree the honey comes from? The orange tree also known as azahar in Spanish is beautiful fruit producing citrus tree, which boasts dazzling white blossoms when flowering.
Common Uses: Orange blossom honey is particularly good to use in different recipes, such as: salads, yoghurts, glazes for meats and to add a unique zing to a dish.
Orange Blossom Honey Facts: The Mediterranean area is famed for its wide variety of orange blossom honey, ranging from very clear light honey from small oranges to potent flavourful orange blossom honey with a prominent taste of orange.
Please know that raw honey does crystalise and this is a natural process that occurs mainly due to the natural glucose in raw honey. For more information on why honey sets visit this article and for a more scientific explanation go to wikipedia.
About Us - Here at The Raw Honey Shop we take honey very seriously and we believe honey should be RAW, unpasteurised and 100% natural. Since 2008 we've been introducing our customers to a whole new world of pure all natural unpasteurised raw honey. With a product catalogue consisting of over 30 different raw and organic honeys we have a variety to suit all tastes.
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*Product photo is representative of this product. Honey colour and texture may vary. The video shows the honey in its runny state. Please check the product title and description for accurate contents.*
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