Honey of the Bible - Carob - True Treats Historic Candy - True Treats Historic Candy

Honey of the Bible – Carob

$12.47

Pure carob syrup in a keepsake recycled glass apothecary jar with a cork top, tag and an historic image. Beautiful to look at – tasty to eat. Enjoy in teas, on ice cream, over biscuits, pancakes and more. 4.5 fluid ounces.

A Bit of History

The Biblical term for honey, “dvash”,  usually referred to a thick grape, fig or date syrup rather than honey from bees.  Other fruits and berries were also widely used for syrups, such as the carob. The carob tree is prized throughout Israel, valued for its shade as well as the pods. The pods are often considered St. John’s Bread, which St. John the Baptist ate for survival in the wilderness.

 

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