These infusions are available only in the winter season from November to February.
Raw Honey from Meghalaya tend to have a higher moisture content compared to honey from elsewhere, therefore infusing it with other herbs and spices might cause fermentation in the summer, which leads to leakage in our honey bottles.
Therefore, limiting Zizira to provide these infusions in the winter only!
Zizira’s Bhut Jolokia infused honey is a honey that has been given a twist by infusing honey with the famous chilli – Bhut Jolokia! This chilli is highly famous for being one of the spiciest chillies in the world.
The objective of adding bhut jolokia chilli to honey makes this combination quite unique and interesting and also useful to some extent. Bhut Jolokia infused honey is a special and unique flavoured honey that has been created to give the sweet honey a twist with some hotness. It is a perfect pair of sweet and spicy flavours that not only enhances the taste but also provides some essential benefits needed by the body.
This unique honey infusion makes the consumption of chilli highly acceptable and gives your meal that perfect twist. For someone who loves experimenting with flavours, this infused honey is a must-have in the kitchen.
Honey infusions are simple concoctions that serve as a herbal remedy that not only provides maximum benefits but are delicious too. It is the easiest method of combining all sorts of herbs and spices with honey to bring about delicious and unique flavours as well as adding remedial values too.
Combining the healing properties of various herbs and spices with raw honey is the most effective way of keeping the body free from diseases and helps in boosting the immune system.
Relating to its name, this honey is a combination of natural ingredients of the North East that are flavorful and beneficial. The basic ingredients in this honey infusion are:
Mawsynram Honey- A natural honey that is directly collected from the dense forests of Mawsynram where the flora is in abundance. Our Mawsynram honey is provided to us by our partnered beekeeper, Kong Elvira who hails from Thieddieng village in Mawsynram. This honey is in its purest and raw form and is free from all artificial additives. It has a beautiful golden-brown colour that comes along with a fresh and a sweet citrus flavour. This honey is packed with a wholesome amount of nutrients and provides maximum health benefits.
Bhut jolokia- A famous chilli from the North-East which is also known as ghost chilli, naga chilli and beb. Considered to be one of the hottest peppers in the planet, topping over a million SHU (Scoville Heat Units) which measures the pungency of the chilli due to the presence of active component capsaicin. It actually held the Guinness Book of World Records for the world’s hottest chilli from the year 2007 until 2010. So, you can imagine the level of spiciness it gives out! This chilli is definitely spicy but is filled with an intensely fruity, sweet chilli flavour. In addition to being a common kitchen ingredient in certain Indian households, it has also been used as a remedy for stomach ailments as well as to increase the metabolism.
Honey infusion is a combination of herbs and spices with raw honey. This process includes mixing of ingredients together which leads to the formation of bubbles and froth in the honey. It is a natural phenomenon that occurs during the processing and packaging of these honey infusions.
When packed in containers, the natural ingredients get infused together and produces a unique and delicious flavour in the honey that gets enhanced with time. The longer you keep your honey-infused, the stronger the flavour will be.
To avoid such circumstances, honey infusions should be sealed properly after opening and should be stored in a cool and dry area. Addition of moisture or water to it will make the honey go bad and lead to a fermentation process which gives a sour aftertaste.
Bhut Jolokia infused honey has been created with the intention of experiencing the taste of bhut jolokia is the most convenient way by infusing it with the most versatile ingredient – Honey!
Our Mawsynram honey gets infused with the famous chilli bhut jolokia which is extremely spicy. It gives the honey a beautiful yellowish-orange tint topped with a single whole bhut jolokia giving it an extremely appealing look. The consistency of this honey is so smooth that it easily dribbles down a spoon and is very clear that you see the chilli powder floating on the honey.
Once you open the lid, there is an outburst of a sweet, spicy, and fruity aroma that is strong yet absolutely pleasing. The uniqueness of this honey infusion makes you want to try it and the sweet and spicy flavour from the honey and chilli is what makes you want more.
This infused honey is worth a try! Its uniqueness and the burst of flavours it produces is worthwhile in giving your juices and other dishes a little twist.
Zizira’s Bhut Jolokia infused honey has been formulated by using pure, natural, and raw ingredients that are directly and traditionally sourced from the ethical farmers of Meghalaya.
The extra mile we take to ensure we provide the best: Our team travels to the most isolated and remote villages to source the best ingredients. We make sure that the ingredients we use in our products come straight from the farmers who make an effort in providing us with the purest and highly genuine ingredients.
These are a few ways how we ensure the purity of our products: -
What are the health benefits of Bhut Jolokia infused honey?
Raw honey contains most nutrients while its combination with Bhut Jolokia will certainly enhance its taste as well as provide some benefits too. Here are a few health benefits of Bhut Jolokia infused honey:
Whether you are preparing a garnish for your salads or toppings for your favourite cuisines, this honey is a seamless compliment. Whichever way you use it, it will surely tingle your taste buds and leaves you with a satisfying aftertaste.
Here are a few ways you can use our Bhut Jolokia infused honey
Bhut Jolokia infused honey tomato sauce recipe-