Like wine, cheese, coffee, and chocolate, honey has emerged as an artisanal obsession! From honey experts C. Marina Marchese, founder of Red Bee ® Honey and Kim Flottum, editor of Bee Culture Magazine comes this comprehensive introduction to the origin, flavor, and culinary uses of more than 30 varietals of honey, from ubiquitous clover to
How overjoyed I was when Williams Sonoma asked me to discuss Tasting artisanal honeys and my new book The Honey Connoisseur! How to Taste Honey – Marina speaks to Williams Sonoma When most of us think of terroir – loosely translating to “a taste of place” — we think of wine. The term refers to
You are correct, honeycomb is the beeswax cells where honeybees make and store honey. Honeybees secrete this pure plant based wax from their abdomens – as honeybees are vegetarians that eat only pollen and honey…so yes, you can eat the wax. Producing beeswax is a labor intensive process – it takes one season for bees to make the wax comb
Honey Chocolate Truffles Recipe • 1/2 cup cacao powder • 1/2 cup dried dates • 2 cups walnuts • 1/4 cup honey 2 tablespoons coconut oil 1. Put all ingredients in a food processor and mix until everything binds into a thick dough ball. Add more coconut oil or water if dough is too dry.
Here is a great recipe from our test kitchen for Haunted Pumpkin Honey Caramel Popcorn with Red Bee’s Pumpkin Blossom Honey. This popcorn that tastes just like candy corn! Our pumpkin blossom honey is a dark amber reminiscent of autumn with warm flavors of squash blossoms and toasted nuts. Haunted Pumpkin Honey Caramel Popcorn Make your
Happy September! It’s National Honey Month… Beekeepers around the country are harvesting their liquid gold and celebrating the bounty with Honey Tastings! If you did not know there are hundreds of different types of honey that can be tasted and evaluated similar to wine, each with its unique flavor profile determined by the nectar from
It’s already June and I have not written a single post in months. Well, because so many things are happening and life is racing at hundreds of miles an hour and each day has been a blur. First thing is I am writing my second book on a mad deadline. It’s due early September –