Bouquet garni

The bouquet garni is a bundle of herbs usually tied together. It is mainly used to prepare soup, stock, casseroles and various stews. The bouquet is cooked with the other ingredients but is removed before consumption. There is no standard recipe for bouquet garni, but the basic ingredients include thyme, bay leaf and parsley. Depending on …

Kale Chips

An amazing snack emerges quickly and easily when the most famous superfood of vegetable category meets extra virgin olive oil and honey. The kale chips that are currently making a reputation as the ideal substitute for classic potato chips are nothing short of a food bomb! The leafy kale, officially known as “brassica oleracea”, belongs …

Honey & Banana Cake

Those of you who have visited our apiary have tasted the cake with honey and banana and are constantly asking for the recipe. These days when we all have to live in quarantine and cook a little more I think it will be useful. So here it is You will need two bowls and a …

We love to #bee informed

Did you know the top speed of a worker bee is about 20 miles per hour when flying to food and about 12 miles per hour when returning laden with nectar or pollen? The honey bee’s wings stroke incredibly fast, about 200 beats per second, thus making their famous, distinctive buzz. A honey bee can …

Food and bees

What did you have for breakfast today? Jam on toast? A bowl of fruit? Honey in your porridge, accompanied by a lovely cup of coffee? Well, did you know all of this was were brought to you by bees? Almonds particularly are 100% dependent on honey bee pollination! The honey bee is totally responsible for …

The World’s First Energy Bar

Pasteli (sesame seed candy) is an extremely nutritious food, as the combination of sesame with honey provides a number of ingredients essential to the daily functioning of the body. It is a tonic sweetener, rich in vitamin E, calcium, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, iron. The roots of the pasteli start from Homer’s Iliad. It might be …

Rakomelo Workshop 10.02.2019

The growing demand from consumers in recent years has prompted many Greek beekeepers, and not only, to produce beverages based on beekeeping products. It may seem strange that alcoholic beverages can be produced from honey, but these are products that have been known since antiquity! Honey wine is considered to be the first spirit made …

Hello bees!

Honey bees, scientifically also known as Apis mellifera, which mean “honey-carrying bee”, are environmentally friendly and are vital as pollinators. It is the only insect that produces food eaten by man. Honey bees live in colonies, or hives, of 50,000 bees on average. A honey bee colony consists of a queen, drones, and workers. All play roles in …

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