The Tassie food diaries Pt.3 (honeyhoney)
Honey Honey, how you thrill me, ah-hah, honey honey
Honey honey, nearly kill me, ah-hah, honey honey
I’d heard about you before
I wanted to know some more
And now I know what they mean, you’re a love machine
Oh, you make me dizzy!
I’m sorry, I couldn’t help myself. My Honey Honey song of choice would usually be this one, by Feist (which has one of my favourite ever music videos – it’s absolute magic), but it was ABBA playing in my head when I first cracked open the tin – joyous and playful and shiny and bright.
Tasmania is a bit famous for honey, and rightly so. I usually like my honey runny, but when I tasted this particular variety I was instantly won over by its sweet, creamy smoothness. A heaped spoonful smothered over a piping hot crumpet bought specially for the purpose. Just bliss.