Publication Date: 23/08/2018 ISBN: 9781631594915 Category:

Beehive Alchemy

Petra Ahnert

Publisher: Quarry Books
Publication Date: 23/08/2018 ISBN: 9781631594915 Category:
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From crayons to cough drops, cookies to candles, Beehive Alchemy offers a comprehensive introduction to incorporating the miracle of bees into everyday life.

Beehive Alchemy is a continuation of Petra Ahnert’s best-selling Beeswax Alchemy. With this new book, beekeepers (and bee lovers) will learn about the benefits and attributes of beeswax, honey, propolis, and more alongside a full range of projects and techniques to process and harness the amazing gifts of bees. Inside, you’ll find instructions to make Ahnert’s award-winning hand-dipped birthday candles, the classic French dessert canele bordelais, and much more, including:

Alchemy for the Body

Liquid soap with honey
Beard balm
Olive and honey lotion

Alchemy of Light

Taper candles
Tea lights
Pillars

Alchemy for the Home

Furniture polish
Waxed cotton food wraps
Woodcutter incense

Alchemy in the Studio

Beeswax crayons
Encaustic
Batik

Alchemy in the Kitchen

Cookies and candies
Beverages
Fermentations

Whether you keep bees or just love them, Beehive Alchemy will become your go-to comprehensive guide for hive-to-home creations.

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