What type of honey do you use?
I’d second the vote for local honey. I visit a lot of farm markets, and buy local honey every chance I get.
My absolute favorite honeys are tupelo and gallberry, both locally available where I live.
no, no, no! LOL I guess I should have told everyone first off that I already use german rock sugar in my tea! I just didn’t want to use the generic kind of honey you find at Wal Mart…it tastes like it should be eaten on a roll or a biscuit and not in tea! I am intrigued by the creamed honey though, maybe more so to just eat and not have in my tea. Hmmmmm. Thank you everyone for your thoughts!
I posted this reply on another thread about honey, but I wanted to share here too. I like to use Acacia honey in tea because it is very mild. It only has a hint of “honey” flavor, so it doesn’t overpower the tea. And for sweetness, a little bit goes a long way. :)
(Btw, I found the Acacia honey in the gourmet foods section at Marshall’s.)
Rapsflower Blossom Honey for now~
But when I travel, I am always seeking
Locally grown honey wherever I am
Honey is good in tea, on toast, biscuits, or scones
AND like Winnie the Pooh…I could eat it plain
Mmm so is clover…
And orange blossom, AND….
local honey. go to a bee keeper, and usually buy mine per kilo.(with honey comb)
love acacia, currently have sunflower honey. also have a small pot of linden honey.
do not use honey in my tea though, find it a shame. just out of the pot :)
I had a hive and got one good harvest out of it before it died a year ago. Still have some honey, but I hate using it in tea because it changes the flavor of the tea and masks the flavor of the honey. It’s like a positive and a positive equaling a negative!
I prefer my teas unsweetened but do use honey occasionally in matcha lattes. Most of the time it’s a local clover honey or wildflower. I drizzle it just over the top so you get the flavor of honey followed by the tea without changing it’s flavor too much.