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Celebrate National Honey Week and Win This Prize of Sweet Honey Treats!

This year the British Beekeepers Association is launching National Honey Week. The week will run the 25th to the 31st of October and promises plenty of buzzing events and fun for all! Want to get in on this sweet new celebration of one of nature’s sweetest gifts? Keep reading for a chance to win a Honey Week prize package. Continue reading

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Recipe: Elvis Oats

As “blogger of the month” for Pip & Nut, I thought I’d come up with a few recipes using its creamy peanut butter. Here’s one for a hearty breakfast that I like to call Elvis Oats. You know about those peanut butter, banana, honey, and bacon sandwiches that Elvis Presley loved so much to eat, right? And I’m sure you’re aware of the sad tale of how the King of Rock ‘n Roll, died “on his throne”. If only Elvis had been a more regular guy, he might still have been rocking with us today. What if there had been a way for the king to have enjoyed his preferred royal dish while adding some much needed fibre to his diet? That’s where my recipe for Elvis Oats comes in. It’s a fibre-filled homage to Elvis’ favourite treat that’s delicious, a little bit indulgent and especially filling. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: London Honey

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Brindisa Brings “Green Spain” to Your Door

One of my favourite food shops in London just got yummier with the introduction of a new range of gastronomic goodies from Spain’s verdant north. Continue reading

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Recipe: Chipotle Cherry Honey Jam

Here’s a recipe for a no-sugar cherry jam with a mild kick to it. The recipe is perfect if you’ve only got a small batch (even a micro batch) of cherries and not much time. Basically all you need to make this treat is a punnet like you get at any supermarket or from any fruit and veg vendor. You want a big last-through-winter mess of the stuff? Do the math. Continue reading

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Carpo: Great Greek Snacks at Piccadilly Circus

Carpo, an emporium and cafe offering a simple selection of “nuts, chocolate and coffee” (there’s dried fruit and a few other products as well) has recently opened near Piccadilly Circus. So what? So … fantastically flavoursome pistachios, delectable honey with a hint of thyme, exquisitely juicy candied mandarins, figs covered in chocolate that are worth dropping whatever you’re doing at this very moment to rush over for a taste of and a whole lot more – that’s what. Continue reading

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In Pictures: Bermondsey Street Bees Rooftop Apiary (Londonist)

In Pictures: Bermondsey Street Bees Rooftop Apiary Londonist, October 14, 2011 at 11:00 am … The roof is home of urban apiary, Bermondsey Street Bees, where its several thousand honey producing residents not only enjoy enviable views of the Shard and … Continue reading

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Island Restaurant & Bar Now Serving its Own Honey (Londonist)

Island Restaurant & Bar Now Serving its Own Honey Londonist, November 19, 2010 3:25 PM Photography by Max Nathan A half million bees later (talk about sweet occupancy rate!), the hotel had its first honey harvest this summer and is … Continue reading

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Lancaster London Hotel Installs Beehives on its Roof (Londonist)

Lancaster London Hotel Installs Beehives on its Roof Londonist, November 4, 2009 3:17 PM Back in July, half a million honey bees checked in at the Lancaster London, making it the first central London hotel to install beehives on its … Continue reading

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Five fun facts about honey (Foodtv.co.uk)

Five fun facts about honey  Foodtv.co.uk, Thursday, 7 May 2009 03:13 … a few tasty facts about everybody’s favourite natural sweetener and its industriously buzzing makers, honey bees … READ THE COMPLETE POST:  Five fun facts about honey

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Show me the honey (Foodtv.co.uk)

Show me the honey  Foodtv.co.uk, Saturday, 2 May 2009 07:40 As one of those rare foods that is both delicious and nutritious, honey is well worth celebrating. Indeed the British seem to have no problems enjoying honey and actually … … Continue reading

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