5 Delicious Honey Varieties: Where to Use Them 1/2

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Have you ever thought about how many honey varieties exist in the world and where do people use them? Here is another know-how post for you to explore the honey universe.


Honey in the cup

Blueberry Honey

Blueberry honey doesn’t taste like a blueberry. Although, its name makes everyone think that it is an extremely sweet honey, it’s a honey with delicious taste and a complex sweet flavor. Also, many people think that it is a honey with blueberries; in reality, it is a honey derived from blueberry flowers and you will not find any blueberries in it.

Blueberry Honey is great for sauces and baking. Here is a perfect example of a recipe where blueberry honey can be used.

Buckwheat honey

Buckwheat honey is dark in color, pungent in flavor, and has a lingering aftertaste. Also, buckwheat honey is not very sweet which makes it an amazing honey variety to make a BBQ sauce.

Honey derived from buckwheat contains more antioxidants which make this variety a great source of iron. Most importantly it contains no cholesterol and fat. Instead, it is rich with minerals and essential vitamins. Another well known health benefit of this monofloral honey is its stickiness which makes it a great cough suppressant.

Basswood honey

Basswood Honey is one of the few honey varieties which has a light color. It has a fresh woody flavor and has a sweet biting taste. It has a wide range of applications including treatment of a sore throat, eczema, laryngitis, burns, etc.

This variety is derived from Basswood blossoms. Basswood trees belong to the tilia genus species and has diff called lime in UK and linden in other parts of Europe.

Due to its biting taste and woody flavor, it is a great addition to tea, salads, and marinades.

Avocado honey

Avocados are a large berry with a single big seed in it. These fruits contain fiber, healthy fats and set of essential vitamins (including Vitamin K, C, E, B5, B6, Potassium, and Folate). It’s not surprising that It is very good for your hurt and cholesterol.

Avocado Honey has a wide range of applications. It can be used for different reasons including as food dressings and face skin treatment recipe. It tastes nothing like the fruit; it has a rich flavor and has a dark color. The product is famous in Mexico, Central America, and Australia

Due to its rich flavor, it works well with making avocado toast.

Clover Honey

Clover plants, from which clover honey is derived, are considered as the most important honey-producing plant. Its sweetness and mild flavor have made it one of the most popular honey varieties in North America. Another interesting fact is that its color may vary depending on the location of bees; it can be white or light amber depending on where it has been derived.

Clover honey is a great honey variety to use with banana crepes, omelette, and honey-banana shake.

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