Saturday, September 4, 2010

Orange Blossom Honey

Our orange groves not only produce wonderful oranges, grapefruits and clementines but honey. Bee's love the small white orange blossoms and happily drink its nectar in the spring to produce orange blossom honey. The honey is described as sweet with hints of citrus . Florida has large acres of forest and citrus groves a warm climate and provides a great environment for bees to make one of the best honeys in the World.

Recipe Tips:

  • make marinades with the honey for meats 
  • use to make homemade granola
  • drizzle over warm toast
  • drizzle over panna cotta
  • also great over warm biscuits, waffles and pancakes 
  • use to make ice-cream
  • add to hot tea 
  • bake with it as a natural sweetner.
Right now the National Honey Board is having a fun honey baking competition why not enter with an Orange Blossom Honey