Monthly Archives: February 2013

‘Apiscotti’ biscuits made with bee-pollinated ingredients

I love the idea for these biscuits –  made up of ingredients almost all in existence thanks to the bees, apis mellifera. It’s a good reminder that one in every three mouthfuls we eat is bee-dependent – not just fruits … Continue reading

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Delicious Coventry tartlets

I have a new favourite honey dessert! I found this recipe in the wonderful Honey I’m Homemade recipe book (though there it is accredited to a booklet published by the American Honey Institute in 1941). It produces 10 gorgeous creamy, … Continue reading

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Green beans with honey and garlic

Now this is a surprise! I’m never usually convinced about sweet flavours with savoury – sultanas distracting me from my curry or Wensleydale ruined by putting blueberries in it. But it turns out that sauteing green beans in olive oil … Continue reading

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Armenian honeyed rice pudding in the slow-cooker

You may remember me mentioning my disastrous first attempt at making (burning) Armenian rice pudding for my book group. You may also remember my new craze for slow cooking. Today I decided to try my first slow-cooked Armenian rice pudding, … Continue reading

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