Greek Honey

Why is honeydew honey different to normal honey?

Honeydew honey is not the regular honey we commonly know here in the UK, not only because of the way its produced but also because of its colour, which is darker than the “light brown” colour we normally associated with honey here.  Honeydew honeys are always beautifully distinctive in terms of aromas & flavours, and are packed full of amino acids, enzymes, vitamins & minerals as well as natural sugars, which are easily absorbed and processed by your body unlike processed sugars. what is Honeydew honey and where does Honeydew Honey come from? Honeydew Honey is a honey that has been produced using the sap of a tree rather than the nectar of a plant or flower. Rather than the bees feeding directly on the nectar of the plant (which is the normal process for making honey), the bees feed on the by-product of another insect called an aphid.  Aphids…

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The Beautiful History behind Thyme Honey

As one of the most revered Greek Honeys, Thyme Honey, is mainly harvested in the early summer season. With a bright amber colour, wonderful aroma, most importantly, with its excellent anti-bacterial and antifungal properties, Thyme Honey is a great way to stay healthy when you cook with it in the kitchen! In the Ancient Times Thyme itself thrives better in hot and well-drained soil and lives for more than 2 years. The first mention of the plant itself could date back to ancient Greek history, where the burning of the plant symbolising courage from your heart. The herb was then introduced to the Romans and they used it as aroma (an incense) to purify the smell of their houses, and in more recent times it has been used to flavour cheeses and different liqueurs. Back in the Modern Day FUN FACT- In Greece, thyme honey is made from the pollen…

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