Orange, Honey, and Thyme Biscuits
Bake biscuits up to a day ahead, and keep in a sealed zip-top plastic bag. Ingredients 2/3 cup nonfat buttermilk 2 tablespoons clover honey 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme 2 teaspoons grated orange rind 10 ounce spelt flour (about 2 cups) 5 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 5 1/2 tablespoons chilled butter, cut...
Bee’s Knees Cocktail
If you’re not familiar with the joy of chewing on a piece of honeycomb, you’re in for a real treat with the garnish on this cocktail. Look for comb at specialty and farmers’ markets; some honey has it right in the jar. Use your best honey here; the more floral and vibrant it is, the...
Bee-utiful Summer Salad
Not all produce needs honeybees for pollination, but their sheer numbers and tenacity make bees powerhouse pollinators. If a plant is not wind-pollinated (like corn), you can probably thank honeybees for the produce. All of the ingredients below (except salt) depend on bees for pollination. Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra-virgin avocado oil 1 1/2 tablespoons wildflower...
This World Bee Day, here are some initiatives for conserving bees
Saving the world one bee at a time is 33-year-old Amit Godse. A resident of Pune, Amit heads a company called Bee Basket that relocates beehives from buildings and offices to safer and isolated places.
Vedh Pune Report By Deepa Deshmukh
डॉ. आनंद नाडकणी यांच्या संकल्पनेतून साकार झालेला वेध हा उपक्रम महाराष्ट्रातल्या १० शहरांमधून संपन्न होतो. 'स्व'च्या पलीकड ेजाऊन हा प्रवास घडतो. मात्र 'स्व'च्या पलीकड े गेलेली ही मंडळी त्या प्रवासात कशी सामील होतात, त्यांना ते वेड झपाटून कसं टाकतं आणण त्या वेडाची ककंमत देऊन ते काय साध्य करतात हे सगळं सगळं वेधमधून उलगडलं जातं. त्यांच्यासारख्या वेडयांमुळे आपल्यालाही त्यातून एक नवी दृष्ट्टी ममळते, नवी जाणीव तयार होत े आणण आयुष्ट्य जगण्याचं नवं भानही येतं.
The ‘Pollen’ Bee
It was a rainy morning and we almost called off our trip! But the weather cleared and we set off under an overcast sky. Although the focus was birds, our trail was enough to make one a macro maniac ! This bee (Rock Bee or the Giant Honey Bee – Apis dorsata) was hovering close to...
Lemon Honey Water Drink
Ingredients:- # 1 glass drinking water (240ml) # 2 teaspoons lemon juice (medium-sized half lemon) # 2 teaspoons organic honey (preferably raw) Makes 1 serving Method:- Boil one glass of drinking water in a steel utensil on a medium flame for two minutes until it becomes lukewarm. Put two teaspoons of lemon juice in that...
This techie quit a high-paying job to conserve bees
Amit Godse is on a quest to save bees by relocating them and motivating people to keep bees for honey in their gardens. Studies suggest that bees are disappearing at a rapid rate in India. Should we be worried?