Honey, Honig, Miele, Shahad, Miel, Honing, Mel, Med, Mesi, μελι , Medus, Miód, 蜂蜜, Méz,… This sweet treat has been used by people for centuries and is hard to find a country on Earth that doesn’t know/use honey.
It can be used as a sweetener instead of sugar, a thickener for sauces, marinades, dips, can extend the shelf life of baked goods and give a dish unique flavor.
Benefits of honey:
- Source of Energy (64 calories & 17 grams of carbohydrates per tablespoon
- Source of Vitamins & Minerals (It depends on the type of flowers are used to make honey to determine which minerals and vitamins are presents, also what is their content)
- Contains Antioxidants
- Antibacterial properties
- Antifungal properties
Honey obtained from various types of flowers has more benefits than honey obtained from one type of flower.
Honey that has light color is more valued than the dark colored one.
Pollen is a very important “ingredients” in honey. The lower the amount of pollen in honey the lower the benefits of honey for our health.
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