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Spoonfuls of Honey: A Complete Guide to Honey's Flavours & Culinary Uses With Over 80 Recipes by Ellis, Hattie (2014) Hardcover Hardcover – September 4, 2014


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body { font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.6em; } .aplus { min-width: inherit; } Just as honeybees are found all over the world so are recipes that use their honey. Caribbean jerk, Spanish tapas, French sauces, British biscuits and Turkish cakes all gleam with the sweet stuff. It can take no more than a spoonful of honey to bring its deep flavour to a dish. As a marinade it can enhance meat and poultry, and it works particularly well with nuts and fruits, cream and cheese, herbs and spices. Spoonfuls of Honey explores varieties of honey, explains what to consider when buying and storing it, gives tips on how to use it in your cooking, and also explores the benefits to your health and the role bees and honey play in nature. It also features over 80 recipes covering meals throughout the day and also snacks, preserves, sweets and drinks. Praise for Sweetness & Light: The Mysterious History of the Honeybee by Hattie Ellis 'Like the densely packed honeycomb of the hive, [Ellis'] book is jam-packed with information, ideas, stories and questions. Fascinating.' The Indepen Read more Read less options.iframeId = iframeId; options.iframeWrapperId = "bookDesc_iframe_wrapper"; options.overriddenCSSId = "bookDesc_override_CSS"; options.encodedIframeContent = bookDescEncodedData; options.initialResizeCallback = resizeCallback; BookDescriptionIframe = new DynamicIframe(options); P.guardFatal("bookDescription", function() { BookDescriptionIframe.createIframe(); }) (); if ((typeof BookDescriptionIframe != 'undefined') && (BookDescriptionIframe instanceof DynamicIframe)) { P.when('jQuery').execute(function($) { $(window).resize(function() { P.guardFatal("bookDescription", function() { BookDescriptionIframe.resizeIframe(resizeCallback); }) (); }); $(window).bind('imageResize', function() { P.guardFatal("bookDescription", function() { BookDescriptionIframe.resizeIframe(resizeCallback); }) (); }); }); } });


Customers Reviews

The Honey Recipe Guide

5.0 out of 5.0 by MrDrProfessor on October 21, 2016
This Book is a delicious compilation of tasty recipes involving honey. Not only recipes, but the book covers various types of honeys, flavors, and colors. This book is full of tantalizingly delicious recipe photos as well as honey itself. I recommend this book for all cooks, beekeepers, and honey enthusiast.
Five Stars

5.0 out of 5.0 by Rubens on March 30, 2018
Very good!
Five Stars

5.0 out of 5.0 by Amazon Customer on March 30, 2016
Excellent recipes.
"Honey is a sweet food made by bees using nectar from flowers

5.0 out of 5.0 by Kathleen Kelly on December 10, 2014
What is honey? "Honey is a sweet food made by bees using nectar from flowers. The variety produced by honey bees is the one most commonly referred to, as it is the type of honey collected by most beekeepers and consumed by people."Spoonfuls of Honey is a definitive book on anything you ever wanted to know about honey, from the different types of honey, to explanations of crystallization, how it is removed from the comb to nutrition. There is a section on honey in the kitchen along with recipes. There is another section on what kinds to purchase and storing of the honey. There are light honeys, medium honeys and dark honeys.Did you know that in WWI, honey was used on the wounded to treat their wounds? Honey has significant antibacterial properties and some cultures use honey for cuts and abrasions. Bees play an important role in pollination of plants and flowers and are crucial to the environment.You can use honey as is as a syrup, in butters, and in most recipes that use sugar. I love honey in tea, I prefer it to sugar and honey used in recipes for meat are fantastic. One of the recipes is Chicken with honey, lemon and thyme. That sure does sound good, I think I will make this one the next time I have chicken. Not only can you use honey on meats but on vegetables and fruits as well. Great in sauces and dips.I love this book, I will certainly be going to this cookbook for recipes with honey. I highly recommend this book for the discerning cook!I received a copy for review and was not monetarily compensated for my review.
Sweet from around the world

5.0 out of 5.0 by Janet K Hoadley on January 9, 2015
Basic honey information, recipes and details into different types of honey from around the world. This is a UK book but don't let that stop US readers! Recipes using less sugar, more fruit and veggies, as well as sweet treats like honey fudge and other snacks offer a balance of uses. There are also recipes for main dishes beyond the standard US fare - including duck, lamb and other meats.Basic descriptions of different types of honey, tasting honey tips, different colors of honey and other fun facts give a good honey primer. I previewed a copy via NetGalley, but this is a book many will enjoy. Sadly many will pass by and you shouldn't. Tasty recipes alone are worth the cost. If you're looking to expand your diet and reduce sugar, start here.
Sweet, sweet book!

5.0 out of 5.0 by Michelle Fabio, Bleeding Espresso on August 13, 2015
I love honey, and I adored this book. It's hard to imagine a more comprehensive volume on honey as this book covered everything from history and collection processes to nutritional value and recipes.If you have even a passing interest in honey and how you can take advantage of its best properties, this is the book for you. Highly recommended.* I received a digital copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. *
A nice feature of the recipes is that measurements and temperatures ...

5.0 out of 5.0 by Janet Perry on December 3, 2014
This charming book is a lovely introduction to the world of honey. The first chapters give you an overview of honey and bees with several alphabetical lists of terms with definitions.Following this are several chapters of wonderful-sounding recipes from simple to complex for all times of day and all parts of the meal. They are collected from all over the world. Because honey is used in so many ways, these recipes will give you some different flavors and textures to your meal.A nice feature of the recipes is that measurements and temperatures are listed so that the book can be used in many countries. That's very helpful, especially to newer cooks.The book ends with a listing from A to Z of many flavors of honey. For honey lovers this will give new ideas of honeys to try.An excellent book for those who want to explore the use of honey in cooking.