Palmetto Honey from Florida

Palmetto Honey has long been preferred by native Floridians. This unique honey has seldom been shipped to the rest of the country because it is produced in small quantities. An exquisite gourmet honey that must be tried is Palmetto Honey. buy Gourmet Honey Now Setting Palmetto Honey apart is its deep Amber color and its full bodied flavor. Citrusy, smoky, with woody overtones, this Palmetto Honey makes a great compliment to cooked or cured meats such as Ham, Proscuitto, Turkey and Sausage. Use Palmetto Honey as a glaze when baking. Hard cheeses such as Asiago go well with Palmetto Honey.

Serve fresh citrus with Palmetto Honey for breakfast. Another treat is making a sharp black tea with Palmetto Honey. Make fresh lemonade using Palmetto Honey. This distinctive taste will have guests asking for your secret recipe.

Palmetto Honey is made from an indigenous palm plant found in a belt from North Carolina to Florida. The palmetto flourishes along the Atlantic coast, and in southern Florida. As a palm, the Palmetto can grow up to 60 feet. The saw palmetto looks like miniature palms whose trunks grow along the ground, and then turn their crown to the sun its last 4 to 6 feet. They grow in huge clusters. Palmetto Honey will become a rarity very soon, as it takes almost 100 years for these plants and trees to grow quantities large enough to be used to produce Palmetto Honey. Heavy development has destroyed large quantities of this natural vegetation.

Saw Palmetto Honey almost has an orangish taste. This honey is great for beer and mead recipes. Palmetto Honey, as other honeys, range from light to dark amber color, depending upon its source. The Palmetto Honey from the tree is lighter in color and thinner in consistency. Saw Palmetto Honey ranges from medium to dark in its color. Both honeys have a citrusy flavoring that is full-bodied.

This Palmetto Honey makes a wonderful gourmet honey gift for those food connoisseurs who have never tasted such nectar from the south.

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