Monthly Archives: March 2012

Becoming a woman who makes her own bread. A challah recipe with honey

Our NGO, The Ideas Partnership, works in the Roma community of Fushe Kosove. Food is scarce there, in families where there can be ten people sleeping in one room, for warmth, and where the men spend their days going through … Continue reading

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A honey treat for Eeyore – thistle honey toffee sauce

Eeyore knew what he was doing. Feasting on thistles sounds like a hair shirt of a treat, but – as I should have guessed from a character who usually has a sweet edge to his prickliness – my first encounter … Continue reading

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Coriander honey

If I said that the scent of this honey reminds me of furniture polish, then I hope you’ll take it more as a compliment to my (beeswax-based) furniture polish than as a criticism of the foodstuff. The aroma is spicy … Continue reading

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St David’s Day Teisennau Mel (Welsh honey cakes)

Thank goodness for ‘mel’ – the apparently pronounceable conclusion in the bewildering nectar flow of this multi-syllabic Welsh recipe. I still don’t know how to pronounce teisennau a shame as it means that when I go to a Welsh bakery … Continue reading

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