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    Honey for Health

    A complete and comprehensive guide to one of nature’s greatest health-giving foods

      Cecil Tonsley

    • Honey–the purest and most natural food in the world. • Honey–a remarkable source of fitness and energy. • Honey–renowned for its healing powers for millions of years. • Honey–a marvellous health food and beauty treatment. Prehistoric man plundered the wild bees for this valuable food. The ancient world revered it as ‘food of the gods’. Honey from the tombs of the Pharaohs has…

    Beehive Alchemy

    Projects and Recipes using Honey, Beeswax, Propolis, and Pollen

      Petra Ahnert

    From crayons to cough drops, cookies to candles, Beehive Alchemy is a comprehensive introduction to incorporating the miracle of bees into everyday life. With this new book, beekeepers (and bee lovers) will learn about the benefits and attributes of beeswax, honey, propolis, and more as they're introduced to a full range of projects and techniques to process and harness the…

    How to Make Beeswax Candles

      Clara Furness

    This is a collection of articles, originally published in The British Bee Journal. This 20 page A4 reprint is full of information gained by Clara over many years when she was a particularly successful competitor at The National Honey Show. Reproduced from the original publication in March 2010 with the agreement of her family.

    The Honey Handbook

      Kim Flottum

    A handbook of honey which acts as a guide to creating, harvesting and cooking with natural honeys, written by the editor of the leading American bee Magazine - Bee Culture. It abounds with hive hints and honey-harvesting tutorials, all delivered with the sound, practical, and common sense perspective of a seasoned expert. For those who have already bought the Complete…

    Beekeeping: A Primer

    A Primer on Starting and Keeping a Hive

      Dominique Devito

    Discover the wonders of beekeeping, from establishing a hive to caring for bees, from harvesting the honey and wax to using it in marvellous recipes for food and handmade beauty products.​​Beekeeping by Dominique Devito - A primer on starting and keeping a hive, an American title gives sound advice for the beginner. It has a particularly interesting chapter on cooking…

    Traditional British Honey Drinks

      Francis Beswick

    Fermented honey drinks are among the oldest alcoholic brews in the world, but have now almost disappeared. This booklet contains a unique range of information drawn from the author's historical study and experimentation with difference ingredients and recipes. Traditional British Honey Drinks gives details of a wide range of honey-based alcoholic drinks, with tried-and-tested recipes for two dozen different brews.…

    Traditional Irish Honey Recipes

      Peter Barrett

    Published for the August 2005 Apimondia (Bee) Conference in Dublin this is the third book in the BBNO "Traditional Honey Recipe" Series. Previous titles are "Traditional Welsh Honey Recipes" by Jane Jones from IBRA (2003) and "Traditional Scottish Honey Recipes" by Frances Brown (2004). The recipes include Lemon Flummery, Glazed Ray and Stir Fry Prawns. There are 38 recipes, which…

    Beeswax Alchemy

      Petra Ahnert

    Create Natural beeswax products - candles, soap, balms, salves and home decor for health and home. "This is the book I've been waiting thirty years for. Excellent instructions. Bountiful information. Beautifully done". (Kim Flottum, Editor Bee Culture Magazine).

    The Honey Cookbook

      Charlotte Popescu

    This is a cookbook to celebrate the versatility of that wonderful sweetener, honey, which has been used in cooking since ancient times. Included in this cookbook are more that 180 delicious honey recipes from starters, supper dishes, salad dressings and sauces to puddings, breads, cakes, biscuits, and drinks. Puddings include mouth-watering ice-creams, among them watermelon and raspberry cream ice, redcurrant…

    Honey in the Kitchen

      Joyce White

    A recipe book full of honey delights. Joyce White lived in Suffolk and well-known both as a cookery demonstrator and a lecturer in beekeeping. The first edition of Honey in the Kitchen was printed in Scotland in 1978 and the British Bee Journal said it was "An economical bouquet of country goodness - recipes are inexpensive and not likely to…

    Mead and Honey Wines

    A Comprehensive Guide

      Michael Badger

    This is a comprehensive guide to the many aspects of meads and honey wines available for the mead vintner, written by a leading authority on the topic. The author describes every aspect of the process from the varieties of honeys, their characteristics and qualities for the production of a superior wine; the yeasts types available; to the various methods of…

    Beauty and the Bees

      Dr. Sara J. Robb

    Oxidative stress plays a role in aging and disease, with cellular damage, aging and death delayed by anti-oxidants. In Beauty and the Bees, Dr Sara Robb explain how honey, beeswax, and propolis can be used to decrease the signs of aging. Bee products, in particular honey, are valuable as dietary supplements, as functional foods, in home remedies and in cosmetics.…

    Mead

    Making, Exhibiting & Judging

      Harry R.C. Riches

    Written by the winner of the House of Lords wine goblet awarded for mead at the National Honey Show Golden Jubilee in 1981 this is a very good overview of mead making for all who wish to turn the golden nectar into drink. Harry Riches, a Past President of The British Beekeepers Association, won numerous prizes for his mead which…