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 BodyLiquid soap with honeyBeard balmOlive and honey lotionAlchemy of LightTaper candlesTea lightsPillarsAlchemy for the HomeFurniture polishWaxed cotton food wrapsWoodcutter incenseAlchemy in the StudioBeeswax crayonsEncausticBatikAlchemy in the KitchenCookies and candiesBeveragesFermentationsWhether you keep bees or just love them, Beehive Alchemy will become your go-to comprehensive guide for hive-to-home creations.