Raw Organic Rosemary Honey - 500g
Antonio’s raw organic rosemary honey has a light and subtle flavour of rosemary, very delicate yet quite sweet with a soft floral note. It is the most popular honey in Spain.
More on the flavour: This is a very light and pleasant herb flower honey, it has a creamy floral taste with a noticeable hint of rosemary in the flavour. It comes from the bees feeding on small flowers on the Mediterranean rosemary plant and is quite different from the tree honey which comes from sap. This honey tends to be very mild and subtle and sets quicker than others.
Colour - This particular honey is a light yellow colour and turns to a light creamy yellow when set.
More Rosemary Honey Facts: Rosemary honey tends to be a very light honey with a mild flavour, it has been a prized honey throughout history from the Romans to the French monks who would collect and store it, it has a low moisture content making it a bit thicker in consistency than other types.
Where does the honey come from? This variety of rosemary honey comes Rosemary growing on the northern mountain ranges of Madrid in Spain known as Sierra De Guadarrama.
What about the plant the honey comes from? The herb is an evergreen plant growing up to 2 metres in height. You see it everywhere on the wild hillsides in Spain in March. Rosemary. It is also known as romero in Spanish, which means dew of the sea when translated from Latin as it would often be found by the sea boasting beautiful blue flowers.
Common Uses: Rosemary honey is particularly good to use in salad dressings.
Who produces the honey? The bees of Antonio Simone, a 4th generation beekeeper who takes pride in producing honey in a traditional way without adding or taking away anything. Antonio’s hives are mainly based in the mountain ranges of north of Madrid. His beekeeping practices and the land he has his hives on have been certified as organic by the Committee of Organic Agriculture in Madrid
What our Customers Say
I was born by the Mediterranean Sea and we had big rosemary bushes in the garden. We use rosemary to cook too. Rosemary-bees and honey is part of me. My first order was eclectic because I wanted to try what was on offer. My second order included 3 rosemary honey jars because I just loved it. I believe in food synergy and use honey for breakfast on organic honey with 2 tablespoons of chia seeds. The honey was luscious, thick and addictive. It is now part of my morning. Marzia
My first experience of truly delicious honey occurred when I was 18 and taking a gap year before starting university. During this time, I spent 6 weeks on Crete and had raw honey and yoghurt every day. It was extraordinary - fragrant and complex, unlike any honey I'd had before. I have tried many honeys’ since and your Rosemary honey comes closest. It tastes of dry, hot sunshine and Rosemary tinged sweetness. Kelly
The rosemary honey is my favourite firstly because of the wonderful flavour. It evokes happy memories of living in Spain; warmth, sun and the enormous rosemary bush that lived outside our kitchen window. We would watch the bees merrily pollenating and wonder what it would taste like. Now we know!! Izzy
- all rounder
One of my favorite honeys ever, i chose this one because rosemary is good to help keep a healthy mind and combined with raw honey and happy bee's. i was sold immediately, the honey also tastes exceptional, nice and sweet, a good all rounder
Delicious, Divine, some of the best honey of my time.
We love this honey. My Pa was a beekeeper, I alway had honey. Thief rosemary honey is wonderful!
Absolutely the best! Thank you! It went to work right away to heal my 2nd attack with the flu this season. I started healing the day after I stat eating it and drinking it in my tea. I am so happy and grateful for the honey farmers and the harvesters, and sales persons like you!
Very fast delivery -as usual and really good honey . Mostly love all dark
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