Here are today’s five thing to know about Honey:

  1. Greeks and Roman referred to honey as a food fit for the gods.
  2. A honey wine was developed, and largely consumed by many. Its given name was mead.
  3. Honey was so in demand in the eleventh century that it was a stipulation for German peasants to offer their feudal lords payment in honey and beeswax.
  4. Have allergies? Take a teaspoon a day of a honey made from the region where you reside and it will aid in developing resistance to pollen thereby reducing your allergies.
  5. Have chapped lips? Apply honey!


Today’s Pinterest Board : Foodimentary


Today’s Food History

  • 1829 Jean-Baptiste-Pierre-Antoine de Monet, Chevalier de Lamarck died. A French naturalist, he believed in the inheritance of acquired traits. He was the first to draw an evolutionary diagram. Some of his ideas influenced Darwin.
  • 1965 ‘Taste Of Honey’ by Herb Alpert & Tijuana Brass is #1 on the charts.
  • 1988 Pillsbury Co. is acquired by the British company Grand Metropolitan PLC, a food and spirits conglomerate.
  • 1991 The ‘International Project to Save the Brazilian Rainforests’ was launched.