Tio Ramon (Uncle Ramon)
Raw Heather Honey - 1kg
Ramon's raw heather honey is a classic variety, very popular due to its superb deep flavour, rich but not sickly, balsamic but not savoury. Heather honey is slightly bitter but complimented by a balanced sweetness, hard to describe as nothing quite compares to this, just simply stunning!
* If you have not had heather honey previously, we would recommend trying a tester before purchasing a full-size jar as the flavour can be quite intense. *
More on the flavour: This is a deep and flavoursome shrub honey, one of the most potent tasting varieties, It is balsamic, bitter, sweet and very unique. It comes from bees feeding on from low lying heather shrubs often on mountainous terrain. Despite not being a tree, heather honey has properties of a tree honey, namely its potent taste and dark colour.
Colour: This particular honey is brown in colour, slightly red in the light.
Where does the honey come from?: This variety of heather honey comes from northern Aragon in Spain, a largely untouched, wild and diverse landscape close to the French border at the north and borders with Valencia to the south.
Who produces this honey?: This oak variety comes from Uncle Ramon, a friendly hip beekeeper with a passion for traditional methods of honey production. Ramon produces a wide variety of different honey, all completely raw with nothing added or taken away.
What about the plant the honey comes from?: The heather shrub also known as brezo in Spanish is a small mountain hugging evergreen which produces many flowers and loves acidic soils.
Common Uses: Heather honey is particularly good to use in different recipes, such as: Greek yoghurt, ice creams, glazes for meats and to add a unique zing to a dish.
Heather Honey Facts: This particular type of heather honey comes from the plants erica vagans and erica cinerea. Heather has 2 main genus, calluna also known as ling and erica or ericaceae, both are noted for being some of the best honey varieties you can obtain.
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.
Thank you for visiting our shop and we look forward to introducing you to a world of raw, pure and truly wonderful natural honey, the way the bees would want it!
*Product photo is representative of this product. Honey colour and texture may vary depending on the season and level of crystalization. Please check the product title and description for accurate contents.*
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Best honey I have had from you keep those bees producing
wonderful as always
wonderful as always
The taste of my childhood
I’m spanish living in the UK for 20 years always missed the taste of real honey, I’m glad I found the taste of my childhood, in your honey thank you
Fantastic love the taste
Great loving it so far so good, taste is good so nice and thick.
As usually - excellent service and pefect quality. Really nice taste - rich and unique flavour, definitely will buy again!
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