Is Honey Better Than Sugar?
Consuming too much refined sugar won’t do your waistline any favours. What’s worse, an overly sweet diet can contribute to a whole host of health issues including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, certain type of cancer and poor brain functioning. Natural sugars, like honey, are often said to be more nutritious and less hazardous to your health, but are they really?
Valentine's Day linzer with Honey
Mix the ingredients, minus the strawberry jam, and knead a soft dough. Roll it into to 2-3 mm thick sheet on a floured work surface...
Honey and cheese is a match made in heaven.
To explore this divine duo, let’s start with a bit of history. “The story of cheese and honey began somewhere around A.D. 14-37 with a Roman gourmand named Marcus Gavius Apicius. Throughout the ages, the name Apicius has been associated with luxury and gluttony.
Traditional Hungarian Bejgli with Walnut Filling
The traditional Hungarian Christmas cake, ‘bejgli’ has many legends surrounding its origin. What we certainly know, since the second half of the 19th century there has been no Christmas without this pastry...
When I was a child, my Grandma baked coconut cubes every Christmas. I continued this tradition, and cannot wait to share this heavenly recipe with you all. Some people make it from sponge cake, but my family loves it with honey cake, so I always make it that way.
Raw Honey and soy Glazed Salmon
Salmon is healthy and versatile, and easy to cook. It is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which can help reduce inflammation, lower blood pressure, and decrease risk factors for diseases. It is also a great source of protein, potassium, and selenium, a mineral that protects bone health, improves thyroid function, and reduces the risk of cancer. This oven baked recipe takes...
7 Ways to Eat Raw Honey
There are thousands of distinct varieties of honey in the world, each with its unique flavour, aroma, and colour. Generally, the darker the honey is the more bold and distinctive flavour. Light honey, such as acacia, is ideal for sweetening cereal or tea, while dark honey, such as buckwheat, works better on oatmeal or on bread.
8 Best DIY Raw Honey Face Masks
Mixed with natural ingredients, raw honey makes for an effective and inexpensive beauty treatment. Applying honey regularly on your skin can give you results beyond your imagination and can go a long way in giving you healthy, younger-looking and glowing skin. Whatever your skin type is, there’s a...
The Bees Knees
Raw honey is not only great as a sweetener in baking and cooking. This delicious nectar is also renowned among bartenders around the world. In many cocktails, honey’s thickness and depth of flavour can stand up against other ingredients, whereas simple syrup or agave nectar often recede into the background.
Blood Orange Drizzle Cake with Honey
Raw honey is a versatile sweetener, a great alternative to cane sugar when it comes to baking. Honey is considered a “better” sugar as it contains trace amounts of protein, vitamins, minerals, and enzymes while sugar contains “empty calories” with no additional nutritional value. As honey is sweeter than sugar and it is liquid, you’ll need to use less honey in recipes.
Is Honey Vegan?
Honey is a widely debated topic among vegans and non-vegans. Vegans avoid honey and bee products because it is made by an animal. But what if the honey is ethically produced? Maintaining the bee population is critical to maintaining active pollination. Ethical beekeeping contributes to the environment by helping to balance the food chain.