Busy Country Bees

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A French Homestead Life

I adore bees, their characters, their hard work ethic and over the years I have studied beekeeping, imported raw honey from Germany and Transylvania and can tell a good honey from a false honey.. a sly mix of sugars added to many sourced honey’s.


Pure unadulterated, raw honey is amazing. You should be able to clearly identify the source…sunflower, meadow, heather, forest. There should be no sharp twang on your taste buds or an aftertaste of sugar burn.

The honey should be priced around £6.00 per jar and be limited in supply. Most supermarkets honey, isn’t honey. Bees take their short lifetime to produce a mere teaspoon if honey, so how can the shelves be full? The London Honey Company has limited stocks …but it’s genuine and taste delicious. Since a few years ago they have had to supplement their range by looking further afield in England. It stands…

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2 thoughts on “Busy Country Bees

    tierneycreates: a fusion of textiles and smiles said:
    January 6, 2022 at 1:42 am

    My friends gave me honey from their honeybees last year and the quality is amazing – so rich and yummy!

      tinaor said:
      January 6, 2022 at 11:58 am

      I used to buy local honey to where I live – it is supposed to help with hayfever symptoms.

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