Wild About Honey – ‘Chestnut’ Raw Honey
Chestnut Raw Honey is a silky, dark amber honey with the distinct floral, nutty taste of chestnut with the fragrance of chestnut flowers. Our Chestnut honey comes from the sweet Chestnut tree or Castanea Sativa. Chestnut honey can range from very dark and bitter to milder and sweeter depending on the proportion of Chestnut honeydew and other flower nectars.
For all of you who use honey to sweeten your drinks, Chestnut honey is perfect in coffee, it complements the taste of coffee with a lovely nutty flavour. Its also adds a wonderful festive touch to Christmas desserts and glazes.
Honey and Crystallization. Crystallization is a completely natural process and occurs with all raw honey. The speed and size of the crystallization depends on variations in the balance of sugars, ambient temperature and to some extent water content If your honey is set hard, you can loosen it up by placing it in a pan of hand hot water, (and repeat as necessary) using a spoon placed in hot water first and of course storing it in a sunny/warm place in the house.
Country of Origin: Portugal