Artisan Raw Greek Orange Blossom Honey
Raw organic blossom honey is more intense than most Orange Blossom honeys. It has the slightly bitter sweetness of the orange jam that surrounds the peel in marmalade. One of the best Orange Blossom honeys we have tasted. It has a citric aroma and a hint of creamy vanilla. A great introduction to the world of raw honey.
- This is one of the best Orange Blossom honeys we have ever tasted, if not the best
- Coarse-filtered, unpasteurised, and enzyme-rich.
- Raw, natural and pure, because of the remote area it comes from.
- This raw Orange Blossom comes from the Laconian country, in the Peloponnese, a green and unspoilt area in the south of Greece, where the best oranges come from
- This honey has an intense orange blossom with the vivid aroma of blossoms – slightly marmalady.
Colour – This particular honey is light orange in colour, slightly yellow in the light.
Origin – This Greek Orange Blossom is harvested in the orangeries of the Laconian country, in the Peloponnese (where the ancient Spartans used to live). It is produced by Thomas and his beekeeping family, they take great pride in producing honey in a traditional way, without adding or taking away anything. Thomas and his family are working towards getting organic certification and everything is produced to organic standards.
What about the plant this honey comes from? The orange tree is the beautiful fruit producing citrus tree which boasts dazzling white blossoms when flowering.
Common Uses – Orange blossom honey is particularly good to use in different recipes, such as: salad dressings, yoghurts, glazes for meats and to add a unique zing to a dish.
Orange Blossom Honey Facts – The Mediterranean area is famed for its wide variety of orange blossom honey, ranging from very clear light honey from small oranges to potent flavourful orange blossom honey with a prominent taste of orange – such as this one from Thomas.
Please know that raw honey does crystalise and this is a natural process that occurs mainly due to the natural glucose in raw honey.