Honey isn’t honey anymore; you are buying a bottle of golden syrup - chef

CapeTalk’s John Maytham spoke to Andrea burgener, Columinist and Chef about her column in the Times newspaper, ‘Sorry honey, but a lot of honey isn't honey at all’.

Honey shouldn't be undiluted; it should not have preservatives or antibiotics and it should not have anything added or taken away from it

Andrea Burgener, Chef

Listen to the full conversation on The John Maytham Show:

According to Burgener, a lot of honey we see, especially in big supermarkets, it either has things added or taken away from it.

When it is pasteurised anything in honey that is good for the human body is gone

Andrea Burgener, Chef

Burgener says if you don’t know how to differentiate pasteurised honey and a proper one, she says proper honey crystallises.


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