How different can honeys taste?
No two honeys taste the same
Every honey tastes different: each is a snapshot in time capturing the unique combination of plants visited to make the honey. Like wine, the flavours vary enormously. They can be:
Caramel: a strong hint of toffee, creme brulee, vanilla, maple etc.
Fruity: a strong hint of fruits such as blackberry, currant, lemon, lime, fig, dried fruits, cherry etc.
Floral: a strong hint of jasmine, rose, lavender, lilac etc.
Nutty: a strong hint of pecan, walnut, almond, hazelnut etc.
Spicy: a strong hint of nutmeg, ginger, cinnamon, liquorice etc.
Fresh: a strong hint of clover, mint, eucalyptus etc.
Tasting the honeys
We're thrilled to be working with Mike's Table: Louise (in the middle below), a wine buyer by trade, tastes each of our honeys giving me fabulous descriptions of each one. In return we donate honey to Mike's Table, a pop up, social enterprise, restaurant with full paying diners funding the same meal and experience for others less lucky than them the next night.