BBC2 GREAT BRITISH MENU

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OUR HONEY, LEE’S MENU

Hooray for BBC2’s Great British Menu and  Lee Westcott’s sumptuous honey creation, made with our Bermondsey Street Honey and honeycomb.    The dish won him the round and helped him on his way to winning the whole week. See Dale and Lee on our rooftop on the press page

BREAKFAST AT THE HAND AND FLOWERS

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OUR HONEY: TOM KERRIDGE’S BREAKFAST 

Bermondsey Street Honey is now on the breakfast menu at both of Tom Kerridge’s Marlow restaurants; The Coach and the two Michelin starred Hand and Flowers. 

Lambeth Palace Bees

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It is rare for me to receive an invitation to a Palace. As a beekeeper, I usually visit my queens uninvited. But I was flattered when John Chapple suggested that I might like to stand in for him at a Parliamentary away day at Lambeth Palace. John is simply the best beekeeper I know. So to be invited to open his hives and inspect them with a group of absolute novices was a feather in my cap. 

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We’re Back – With 2015’s Bermondsey Street Honey Offering

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And we’re off to a flying start with our new www.bermondseystreetbees.co.uk website. The Apis bee-blog and much more can be accessed through the site. And we’ve also been busy in the Press: see this profile in ES Lifestyle : Made in London .

The start of the Bee Year is September, once the honey harvest has been gathered in. So it’s time for our subscribers and local customers to be offered Bermondsey Street Honey before it goes on sale to the public at the Bermondsey Street Festival on 19th September 2015. Continue reading “We’re Back – With 2015’s Bermondsey Street Honey Offering”

Welcome to the Apis blog. Apis is the latin word for Bee, so when you explore this space, be prepared to step into another world: an insect culture far older than our own, humming in the darkness. It’s not just a leap of imagination, it’s a real gangplank into prehistory, into a dense, six-legged matriarchy, into a breathing, breeding super-organism. And all inside a wooden box. Tread lightly, open your mind and enter…