Sunday, March 21, 2010

Eat with your Eyes: 100% Honey

100% Honey

I’ve picked up these 100% Honey drops a couple of times now at the Japanese market. They’re beautiful and quite tasty. It’s a hard candy made of boiled honey, pretty simple. The flavor is deep and malty, much darker tasting than liquid honey. The price is usually quite right, around $3.00, which in the realm of cough drops is pretty reasonable. (Honey is supposed to be a very effective and all natural cough treatment.) Picture of the package here.

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  1. I’ll bet these would be really good dropped into a cup of hot tea.  My only problem is, I’m not sure if there is any place in Louisville that would carry these.

    Comment by Johnny Carruthers on 3/21/10 at 11:37 am #
  2. These sound wonderful and the next time I’m in the local oriental market I will look for them.

    Comment by Pam on 3/24/10 at 7:11 am #
  3. I met some importers from Japan that explained to me that they use Chinese honey (and apparently they’re with glucose added to help make them into candies).  When I tried them, they don’t taste like real honey.  There’s another Japanese company that makes honey candies (http://ameblo.jp/beek-ameba/) and a Canadian one (http://honibe.com/) that are 100% honey and use Japanese and Canadian honey.  Check those two out if you haven’t yet.

    Comment by Jay on 8/11/15 at 3:57 pm #

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