Antonio's Raw Organic Thyme honey has a soft creamy taste with a gentle herbal hint of thyme, subtle and slightly savoury, ideal for all the family due to its balanced and pleasing flavour.
Please Note - this Thyme is just starting to crystallise.
More on the flavour: This is a light creamy tasting herb flower honey which has a soft and subtle herbal taste. It comes from bees feeding on the small flowers on the thyme plant, this is a very mild honey with a gentle hint of thyme, a little similar to blossom honey.
Colour: Antonio's thyme honey is a dark amber when runny and a light sandy brown when set.
Where does the honey come from? This variety of thyme honey comes from the northern mountain ranges of Madrid in Spain known as Sierra De Guadarrama.
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. Antonios hives are 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 about the tree the honey comes from? The thyme plant also known as tomillo in Spanish, is an evergreen herb with many culinary, medicinal and ornamental uses, it tends to be found at higher altitudes as a perennial bush, it is harvested and used fresh, dried and even the oil extracted for use as a medicine.
Common Uses: Thyme honey is particularly good to use on the skin to exfoliate or help clear acne and blemishes. It is also very versatile in different recipes, such as: salads, as an accompaniment with cheeses, adding to meat as a glaze and beautiful in a light herbal tea.
Thyme Honey Facts: Thyme honey is a favourite among many cultures, especially those in the Mediterranean and Middle East. The herb is widely used in cooking and traditional cures so naturally the honey is widely popular too.
Please know that raw honey does crystallise 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 depending on the season and level of crystalisation. Please check the product title and description for accurate contents. Please note that we are currently reprinting labels and the label on your jar may differ from the photo. In addition the video of the honey shows a 1kg jar not the 970g jar which is being sold*
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