In most supermarkets, we find row upon row of bottles of golden colored honey. However, honey actually comes in a myriad of colors, ranging from the transparent or “white” variety to the dark “deep amber”. There are also incidents of unusually colored honey, like red or blue-green. So the question […]
All About Honey
How Does Honey Get Its Flavor?
The flavor of honey depends on the type of flowers within roughly 2 miles of the hive that produces it. This is because Honey Bees have an average foraging radius of two miles, and the type of flower the bees gather nectar from directly influences both the flavor and color […]
What to do with crystallized honey
Crystallized honey is still good to use. Some people believe that once honey crystallizes, this is a sign that it’s gone bad and needs to be thrown away. However, the opposite is true. Crystallization happens over time naturally or when the temperature drops as a way to preserve good honey. […]
Can you freeze honey?
Yes, honey can be frozen. It’s actually a fantastic method of storing large amounts of honey, as at appropriate temperatures, the honey won’t crystallise, bacterial growth will be inhibited, and the nutrient content and flavor won’t be affected. Raw honey doesn’t go bad like other types of food. It has […]