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Overview: Our Raw Heather Honey is a robust complex honey. It offers the aroma fallen leaves in Autumn in addition to wild mushrooms. Delicately foraged from hardy heather plants that decorate the rocky valleys of Northern Spain, this honey excites the taste buds with its salty notes and slightly bitter aftertaste. Lovely on a slice of warm toast or in a bowl of warm porridge, it compliments all culinary delights with its presence. Slightly varying in taste, colour and texture from season to season, it is raw, natural and unpasteurised, as nature intended.
Colour: Light amber.
Aroma: Intense and very persistent aroma of fallen leaves in Autumn and wild Mushrooms.
Taste: A sweet taste with salty notes and a hint of bitterness. Becomes more bitter when crystalised.
Harvest Season: Spring/Summer.
Floral Source: Wild Spanish Heather (Erica lusitanica)
Geography: Harvested from the dense forests of Burgos.
Heather Honey Uses: Amazing in warm creamy porridge oats, on warm buttered toast and gives a unique twist to cakes and pastries.
Certified by the Animal Health Service, Chamber of Agriculture and the National Government of Spain.
Please note: If the honey sets (crystalizes) please don’t panic as it has not gone off. It is a natural characteristic of Raw Honey. Simply place your jar of raw honey in a glass bowl, quarter fill a pan with boiling water then place the bowl into the pan. The steam should heat the bowl, which heats the jar with out over heating it. Keep the water boiling by turning up the heat on the hob. Your honey should be runny again in 10 minutes or so (depending on size).