Some people can eat honey by the spoonful while others are put off by its unique sweet taste, but regardless of how you feel about honey, there's no denying the fact that it has been an important ingredient throughout history. Since ancient times, honey has been a cherished ingredient; during the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah, it's used to symbolize a sweet new year. It's also been praised throughout history for its antibacterial and antifungal properties, along with other health benefits.
Honey is actually a natural sweetener made by bees for their own consumption: bees collect nectar from various flowers, then deposit them into the cells of the beehive. The viscous consistency of honey is achieved by the ventilation from the fluttering of their wings. How cool is that? Keep reading for some honey tips.