Raw Organic Rosemary Honey
Raw organic rosemary honey tends to be a very light honey with a mild flavour, it has a creamy floral taste with a noticeable hint of rosemary in the flavour. This honey tends to be very mild and subtle and sets quicker than others. Rosemary honey is particularly good to use in salad dressings.
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
Please know that raw honey does crystalise and this is a natural process that occurs mainly due to the natural glucose in raw honey.