This title deals with nature's wonder ingredient: 100 amazing uses from traditional cures to food and beauty, with tips, hints and 40 tempting recipes. You can learn how to use the remarkable powers of honey in your medicine chest, household, bathroom and kitchen. It features dozens of safe natural remedies and preparations - how to make honey compresses, anti-fungal ointments, digestive tonics, cough syrups, antiseptic balms and sleeping aids. It contains a guide to all the different kinds of honey, and over 40 classic recipes that make the most of nutritious honey in all kinds of delicious ways - from sweet-and-sour marinades to delectable honey pastries. It comes with step-by-step instructions and 275 photographs. The first sweetener, honey predates sugar by hundreds of years. But as well as its culinary uses, honey has long been valued in folk remedies. This book presents in one volume not only a fascinating history of an ancient ingredient but a comprehensive and practical guide to the many amazing and beneficial uses of honey in the home. Combining history, a guide to the different types of honey, household uses, medicinal preparations and beauty treatments, as well as many delicious recipes, it demonstrates the amazing versatility of honey. This is a delightful sourcebook of ideas you will turn to time and again.
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