Mead Gel


  • 100 ml (3½ fl oz) mead
  • 185 g (6½ oz) wild honey
  • 6 lavender buds
  • 12 g (½ oz) iota carrageenan


Stir together the mead, wild honey and 375 ml (13 fl oz) water in a saucepan. Add the lavender buds and place over low heat for 20 minutes to infuse. Scoop out the lavender and stir in the iota. Heat to 80°C (176°F), then strain and leave to set in the fridge.