We've gathered together some of our favorite recipes using honey in an array of flavors
Baklava is a popular dessert of Middle Eastern, Greek and Bosnian cuisines. Layers of flaky filo pastry combined with chopped mixed nuts and oozing with honey, baklava is truly delicious and makes everyone’s mouth water. Prepared filo dough is available in the freezer department of your local supermarket and works well, making this an easy, fun recipe to try. The best honey to use with this recipe is Black Locust due to its sweetness.
Medenjaci are traditional Bosnian Christmas cookies which can be enjoyed all year not just on the holidays. These cookies are full of flavor that the whole family will enjoy. They are great cookies to store and give as gifts for holiday parties, birthdays, or any special event. The best honey to use in this recipe is Chestnut or Winter Savory due to it's nutty aftertaste.
Šape or bear claw is a traditional Bosnian cookie made for all ages to enjoy. Just like Medenjaci these cookies can be stored or given as gifts for any special occasion. Traditionally these shortbread cookies are made in a claw shaped tins but any cookie tin will be fine. The best honey to use for this recipe is Flower honey due to its tangy and rich flavor.
Honey Cold Remedy
This recipe is also a delicious and natural way to get some relief from colds. Combining honey with cinnamon and lukewarm water creates a calming sensation that your body craves when feeling ill. Using flower honey in this recipe is the best choice. Flower honey has powerful immune boosting compounds and also promotes sleep. This recipe is very soothing and is best taken before bed to help your body relax and feel better.
Strudel is a very popular Bosnian dessert. This dessert is very sweet mixed with some savory ingredients that will make your whole family very excited. The best honey to use with this recipe is Sage honey due to its mild flavor.
Ginger shots are a traditional cold remedy recipe. This recipe combines the healing power of honey with the healing power of ginger. The taste is a soothing sweet way of combating congestion. We recommend using sage honey because sage is easily absorbed into the body and is known as a natural antiseptic.