Raw Chestnut Honey - 50g - Tester
Raw, unpasteurised, all natural & incredibly tasty.
This particular honey is a glorious dark brown colour.
A very deep flavour of caramel with nutty undertones.
Rossend's raw chestnut honey has a deep, full bodied, slightly smoky, earthy tones, that delivers a more savoury taste than most other honeys. It has a slightly bitter taste.
Colour: This particular honey is a rich shade of dark brown turning more pale upon setting.
Where does this honey come from? This variety of chestnut honey comes from Catalonia in Spain, the Catalonia Pyrenees are known for their pristine forests, high peaks and heavenly meadows, rushing rivers, winding streams and thundering waterfalls.
Who produces this honey? This chestnut 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? It is from bees who have fed on the nectar of the sweet or Spanish chestnut tree (Castanea sativa).
Common Uses: As with all of our honeys, as part of a healthy diet, it's fantastic straight off the spoon! It is also suited to accompany both sweet and savoury foods, such as apples, pears, coffee, or with cheese as an alternative to pickles.
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