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Littleover Apiaries explains why honey goes cloudy

In this month’s edition of ‘This Month in the Hive’, we have decided here at Littleover Apiaries to tackle the issue of what makes honey go cloudy. After reading the reasons given by a major “Brand Name” in the British honey market, we felt that we had to set the record straight. This “Brand Name” say that it is tiny …

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Littleover Apiary Apple and Strawberry with Greek Honey Crumble

Nothing says that summer is on its way more than the Great British Strawberry and Littleover Apiary’s Greek Honey, our very own summer holiday in a jar. We’ve teamed the rich, dark tones of our Greek Honey in an Apple and Strawberry Crumble to create a truly scrumptious, light dessert that is perfect to enjoy after the embers of the …

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Littleover Apiary advises on the best way to store honey

“What is the best way to store honey? “, this is possibly one of the most frequent questions that we are asked here at the Littleover Apiary. To answer this question correctly, we’ll start with a few facts about honey. Honey is the only natural food product that cannot rot or “go off”. This is because of its high sugar …

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Littleover Apiary – May in the Hive

The month of May sees us well into the early crop and all the new Queens have been introduced.  The supers have been on the hives for the last month now and the early signs are looking good. Most hives and their colonies have each produced about 30lbs of oil seed rape honey. The majority of the colonies have been moved toward …

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Littleover Apiaries supports The Winton Foundation For the Welfare of Bears

It’s nice to be able to help those when we can. And whom better to help than one of honeys biggest fans – The Bear! We’re proud to be able to say that we have been working closely with The Winton Foundation for the Welfare of Bears and the three rescued circus  bears Carmen, Suzy and Peggy at Five Sisters Zoo …

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Littleover Apiaries Almond and Lavender Honey Buttercream Macaroons

One of a baker’s worst fears – The Macaroon! With Easter in the air, we decided to face our fears head on and put to the test our recipe for Almond and Lavender Honey Butter Cream Macaroons.  The results? Well, lets just say there was only a single macaroon left to photograph after the Littleover Apiary crew got whiff of …

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Littleover Apiaries Lavender Butter Cream

Our Lavender Butter Cream really is as easy as 1, 2, 3. Three ingredients: 1 – 115g butter 2 – 200g icing sugar 3 – 1 tbsp of our Lavender Honey Three things to do: 1 – Cream together the butter and icing sugar until fluffy 2 – Stir in the Lavender Honey 3 – All ready to pipe/spread/lick the …

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Littleover Apiaries Orange Honey Blossom Honey Loaf

We have been experimenting in the kitchen and pleased to say that our Orange Honey Blossom Honey Loaf turned out to be a delight for the taste buds! Why not give it a try at home and bring a little ray of sunshine to your afternoon cup of tea. Here’s what you’re going to need: – 2 medium free range …

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