Feed Your Skin

Feed Your Skin

I just stumbled across one of my favourite books, Feed Your Face, by Dian Dincin Buchman. Many teenage hours were spent raiding the fridge and hiding out in the bathroom, blanketed in oatmeal mixtures to beautify myself. This treasure trove of a book, pilfered from my mother's bookshelf, is packed...

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French Cheese and English Honey Recipes

French Cheese and English Honey Recipes

We never get tired of honey and cheese recipes, this classic combination has so many variations, as no two cheeses or honeys are ever quite the same. So I was delighted to see our honey featured in a blog post by the food writer Karen Burns-Booth, at Lavender and Lovage,...

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Creating a Buzz in the Garden

Creating a Buzz in the Garden

A solitary bee on a dandelion. This Easter weekend, despite the reassuringly British forecast of showers and sunny spells, many of us are eager to get out into the garden. It’s a great opportunity to think about how to make your patch a haven, not only for yourself, but for...

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OUR FAVOURITE BEEKEEPING BOOKS

OUR FAVOURITE BEEKEEPING BOOKS

Teal making the most of winter by swotting up in the office (this book was actually Emily's 30th birthday present from the team, she was very pleased with it!). We love everything about books, the fish & chip takeaway reminiscent smell of new books, the musty odour of old books and...

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Pot of gold

Pot of gold

Here is a great piece on raw honey by Nutritional Therapist Eve Kalinik, originally in Psychologies Magazine. Like us, Eve is a food lover who believes you can be healthy and eat tasty food. As well as writing about nutrition Eve offers one-to-one cooking classes and pantry make-over services should you...

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A Christmas poem: The Bee Carol

A Christmas poem: The Bee Carol

 by Carol Ann Duffy   Silently on Christmas Eve, the turn of midnight's key; all the garden locked in ice – a silver frieze – except the winter cluster of the bees.   Flightless now and shivering, around their Queen they cling; every bee a gift of heat; she will...

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