BEE HONEY is a thick and sweet fluid produced by bees, from the nectar of flowers, storing in honeycomb where it ripens. The exploitation of the honeycombs is called “beekeeping”.
The main honey-exporting countries are: Australia, Argentina, Canada, China, Hungary, Spain and Mexico.
Importers: The United States and the European Union.
There are honeys that are more easily crystallized than others, according to their botanical origin.
HONEY OF FLOWERS: Produced from the nectar of the flowers. This honey is transparent and solidifies over time according to its vegetable origin and the temperature at which it is stored (below 14 degrees Celsius). The heather honeys, they do soon, the chestnuts take a long time to crystallize.
- Monofloral (one flower): orange blossom, acacia, eucalyptus, lavender, chestnut, rosemary, thyme.
- Multifloral (several flowers): The nectar of several species.
- Of the mountain, the mountains and the desert: Varadulce, Gatun, Mesquite.
HONEY OF HONEYDEW OMIELATO: Honey of forest, honey of dew, the bees produce it from sweet secretions of some plants, produced by sucking insects.
It is less sweet and spices, darker and solidifies with difficulty. Pine is a honey very appreciated in Europe and Turkey, for its medicinal use.
When you go to buy bee honey, read the product specifications and their instructions to really buy what you want.
As a sweetener, in general confectionery (biscuits, cakes, desserts), as an ingredient for sauces, salad dressings and honey to decorate pancakes.
At room temperature in dry and cool place (at a suitable temperature).
To exhausting existence.
Serve with clean, dry utensils. Do not refrigerate.
If your honey crystallizes does not mean that it is damaged or not of bees. This depends on your plant origin and the temperature to which it is stored.
Keep Well covered.