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Making dandelion honey at Beyond Buckthorns

Making dandelion honey

How to make dandelion syrup - recipe and Lumia explaining the process on a video! Have you ever heard of vegan honey? It's not the latest superfood, but just a nice name for dandelion syrup which you can make in your own kitchen, no bees needed, and which really tastes like mild honey! I made this treat earlier this summer when dandelions were in season. And when they are in season, we really do have enough!

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Eutopia boleralis - arial image

Eutopia boleralis

When Lumia and I moved to Finland in 2016 we started observing right away. We discovered micro climates, areas where edible fungi grew, natural trees nurseries, etc. We also noticed one particular area. An area that somehow seemed out of context to me. It was used for growing vegetables – far away from the house, close to the main road. The whole area is one big gentle slope with a front row of plums, aronia, apples, currents and sea buckthorns down the slope. Delicious fruits and berries! 

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When we got the offer from Lumias mother to take over her two-hectare premises in the countryside of Finland we jumped for joy. For us living in the countryside in a house with a big garden was a big dream - after years and years of city dwelling we had grown to realize we want to live in nature, with nature, and this was our chance...