Honey and Hay Fever

Honey and Hay Fever

Here at the London Honey Company there is one incredible trend that over the years has become evident; as those lovely longer and warmer days kick in and the air fills with the gorgeous floral notes of spring our London Honey sales start flying through the roof.  Most customers buying...

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A quick beginners guide to buying honey

A quick beginners guide to buying honey

What are the different ‘types’ of honey and why does it matter? There are thousands of honey varieties and flavours out there and most of these will be unique to a country, region or even more specific locations. We are doing our best to identify and offer honeys from the different...

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Honey, Tahini & Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Honey, Tahini & Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

This quick and easy recipe incorporates some of our absolute favourite baking ingredients, and marries the zingy and distinctive notes of our Oxfordshire honey with creamy and nutty flavours making cookies that are just too moreish to put down.  The tahini in this recipe gives the cookies a slightly fudgey...

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Harvesting Manuka Honey in New Zealand

Harvesting Manuka Honey in New Zealand

Our apprentice beekeeper Jack continues his exploration of the Kiwi hills to deepen his knowledge of beekeeping, and gain invaluable experience with our dear friend Alex at Manuka Island Honey. As part of his 3 year apprenticeship, supported by QEST, he has travelled to the other side of the globe...

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Earn Your Stripes & Celebrate Solitary Bee Week

Earn Your Stripes & Celebrate Solitary Bee Week

We are delighted to be supporting Solitary Bee Week by helping to spread the word about the incredible diversity of bees which are native to the UK - there are over 240 in total and only one species, the honeybee, makes honey.

Obviously we love British honey and British honeybees but we also find all the other species of British bees fascinating and we think you'll love them too once you get to know them!

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Pick Me Up Turmeric Tea

Pick Me Up Turmeric Tea

It’s a simple but delicious herbal tea made with aromatic and warming spices like ginger, raw honey, and of course the star ingredient turmeric. It's an easy to whip up and naturally caffeine free Pick Me Up, which uses our Borage Honey for a sweet immune boost and cinnamon for natural sweetness and to help balance blood sugar release.

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Honey's Romantic Credentials

Honey's Romantic Credentials

Honey, long considered the food of the gods, an aphrodisiac and the key ingredient in mead , the tipple of mooning lovers. But honeys romantic credentials go further.

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