Articles tagged with: honey

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Product Snapshot: Capilano Beeotic Honey

Classic honey, cloudy honey, floral honey, single species honey (like yellow box or ironbark), Manuka honey, Medi-Honey and creamed honey – today there are so many options! Honey is the go-to sweetener in many households. It can be used in herbal teas, with lemon and hot water, and is heavenly on top of porridge or mixed into yoghurt. It also has numerous perceived health benefits, including healing cuts, soothing sore throats and more.

5 July 2017 by Guest reviewer

My 5 best foodie experiences in Corsica

My 5 best foodie experiences in Corsica

I spent a few nights in Corsica when travelling on one of Maeve O’Meara’s Gourmet Safari tours in 2014. As you can imagine, it...

17 September 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Honey - is it healthier than sugar?

Honey - is it healthier than sugar?

An amber fluid made by honey bees (Apis mellifera) from the nectar of flowers, honey has been ‘nature’s sweetener’ for...

3 March 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Honey, agave and syrups

Are syrups better for you than sugar?

I'm often asked: is it worth swapping from sugar to an alternative sweet syrup such as honey or agave? The syrups are often pricier...

6 January 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Agave – is it better than sugar?

Agave – is it better than sugar?

Agave syrup has been consumed for thousands of years in Mexico and Central America, but has only recently risen to fame as an...

9 December 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Medical honey or Manuka honey

Medical honey or Manuka honey

There's quite a bank of research behind these anti-bacterial honeys (or medical honeys or Leptospermum honeys). Certain honeys have...

18 November 2013 by Catherine Saxelby