Ethiopian Honey Colors, Uses and Benefits
Ethiopian Honey Colors, Uses, and Benefits
Learn about the rare colors of honey from white, bright yellow, reddish chestnut, grey, green, and the flavors of these rare kinds of honey and how to make honey wine named Tej the national drink of Ethiopia. Ethiopia is Africa’s largest producer of honey manufacturing nearly 24% of Africa’s total honey production.
What is honey
Beekeeping in Africa
Beekeeping is an ancient tradition in Ethiopia, stretching back into the country’s early history between 3500 and 3000 B.C., according to some history books. Collecting and selling honey and other bee products produced in homes and home gardens are common throughout the country.
White honey is one of Ethiopia's disappearing distinct honey colors produced by bees in Ethiopia high in the Mountains of Tigray. White honey gets its unique flavor and white color from a variety of indigenous plant blossoms growing in the Ethiopian Tigray region, including the prickly pear and euphorbia perennial plants.
Tej is or honey wine is a favorite brew in Ethiopia and Eritrea, traditional Tej wine is made by boiling the gesho plant’s stems with honey and fermented over a long period of time. Our easy version of Tej Ethiopian Honey Wine uses dry white wine and honey mixed together to create a sweet-tasting sipping wine perfect for a signature wedding cocktail.
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