Chunk honey is a combination of extracted liquid honey and comb honey. To package chunk honey, one or several pieces of honeycomb are placed in a jar and then the empty space around the comb is filled with liquid honey. In a sense, chunk honey is the best of both worlds. Allowing you to enjoy [&hell
Comb honey is the most raw form of honey available. It is taken directly from the beehive and never extracted, but instead left in the natural state – sealed within the beeswax honeycomb. In this form the honey itself has never been touched by humans. It is raw, unfiltered, unheated, and pure
What is Creamed Honey?
Creamed honey, Spun honey, Whipped honey – are all names for the same thing. In fact, creamed honey does not necessarily contain cream or any other additives. It is pure raw honey that has been allowed to granulate to a smooth consistency. It is the most popular type of honey in the UK and is
A Journey to Honeybee Paradise
Finding the ideal location to gather honey is not an easy job. There are so many factors that affect the honey flows and the natural state of the honeybees. Some locations can be great in springtime, but far too hot in summer. Other locations are mild in summer, but have harsh winters. So most commo
Replacing Sugar With Honey In Recipes
When substituting honey for granulated table sugar in recipes, keep in mind, honey has more fructose than table sugar, so it is sweeter. In general, use 2/3 to 3/4 of a cup of honey to replace 1 cup of sugar. It is a good idea to make a test run first; swapping honey for up […]
Ratios of Sugar Syrup for Feeding Bees
Many people know that beekeepers feed their bees sugar syrup. This is done to stimulate faster buildup of the colony or to ensure the bees have enough food for the winter. But, did you know that there are different ways of mixing the sugar syrup for different purposes? Well, here are four different
Raw Honey vs Regular Honey
There is a big difference when comparing raw honey vs regular honey. Raw honey is honey from the beehive that has never been heated or filtered. This is important because the honey maintains it’s natural enzymes which makes it easier to digest and more beneficial for the body.