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Honey Jumbles - A simple recipe for a classic family favourite

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Honey Jumbles - A simple recipe for a classic family favourite

honey jumbles Honey Jumbles are simple to make, and kids love them. That’s been true for a hundred years or more. Even better they have a very long shelf life. Indeed, thats partly why they’ve been so popular for such a long time, and why your great-grandparents loved them too.  They didn’t need refrigeration, microwave or special storage to make or keep, and stayed good to eat for ever. Try this simple recipe in your kitchen and impress your family with the result.

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Dead AirBnB honeys are a “thing”

Dead AirBnB honeys are a “thing”

There was a cluster of old honeys in the kitchen cupboard of the AirBnB we stayed at recently. Some were brands I’d never seen before, including one from tiny Pitcairn Island, in the middle of the Pacific. Pitcairn Island honey
But what made me wonder about them most, was the fact that the honey inside the jars was candied or cystallized...

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Comparing honey and table sugar for calories and glycemic Index (GI)

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Comparing honey and table sugar for calories and glycemic Index (GI)

 Honey is often used as a substitute for sugar, both in cooking, in desserts and in drinks like tea or coffee. And many consumers believe honey, as a wholly natural product, is healthier or better for you than table sugar. Of course, honey is itself mostly sugar and indeed is typically composed of around 80% natural sugars (mostly fructose and sucrose). The other 20% of honey is mostly water, with a tiny amount of fat, salt and traces of fibre, protein and minerals. However there are significant differences between table sugar and honey which are very important in a health...

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Bega Cheese launches Bhoney range at Coles

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Bega Cheese launches Bhoney range at Coles

BHoney is a new Australian honey product on the shelves at Coles supermarkets. Its available in a range of sizes and types of containers, and includes 2 varietal honeys – red gum and yellow gum. Its produced by the ASX listed Bega Cheese and represents a major challenge to market leader - Capilano. Bega Cheese is well known to Australian consumers, both via its cheese products and its range of spreads. Its also well-known because a few years back it bought the rights to produce and market a range of spreads from Kraft foods, including the iconic Vegemite and Krafts...

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You can buy R Stephens leatherwood honey here for direct shipping to the USA

You can buy R Stephens leatherwood honey here for direct shipping to the USA

Yes,  you can buy R Stephens leatherwood honey here at Tastyhoney.com and have it shipped direct to the USA

A single 500gram (i.e. 1.1lb jar) of R Stephens Tasmanian leatherwood honey costs around $US8-9 , so its definitely affordable.

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