Currying some flavour 

Hey wow,  turns out posts about recipes are more popular than posts about bee keeping, who’d have guessed?  In the spirit of shameless populism,  here’s a recipe. Normally we do anything to avoid buying imported veg but if it’s  in the Dead and Dying section it’s fair game which is why Friday nights meal was … Continue reading Currying some flavour 

Sham pain anyone? 

I’ve been a bit slack on posting ( again ) but things are going well – I’ve split my apple juice into two batches – one for straight cider, one for cyser. The first ferment was done after about ten days – taking the S.G. from 1.045 to 1.002. I added a teaspoon of tannin … Continue reading Sham pain anyone? 

Bee bread

The indoor bees are thriving. Two brood boxes and a super given over to the queen makes an awful lot of bees to release in a small space and when I checked yesterday they’d expanded to sixteen frames of brood – which means in a little under two weeks there will be a hell of … Continue reading Bee bread