Raw Heather Honey - 50g Tester
Rossend's raw heather honey is a classic variety. Very popular due to its superb deep flavour, rich but not sickly, balsamic but not savoury. It is mildly bitter but complimented by a balanced sweetness. It is hard to describe as nothing quite compares to this, just simply honey heaven.
More on the flavour: This is a beautifully deep tasting shrub honey, it has a warm and rich flavour, balsamic, sweet and bitter, a unique variety that has to be experienced. It comes from bees feeding on the low lying heather shrubs often on mountainous terrain, heather is a favourite plant of bees, 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 dark brown in colour.
Where does the honey come from? This variety of heather 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 the honey? This creamed heather 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 category.
What about the plant the honey comes from? The heather shrub also known as brezo in Spanish. It 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 and depth 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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