Joce's apiary can be found in Lutrebois, in the region of crows, in Ardennes...
In the springtime the bees gather pollen from the dandelions, the hawthorn and the fruit blossom. In summer, they gather pollen from the white clovers in the fields, the linden flower and the epilobium...
The honey is available directly from the beekeeper.
Springtime honey is available in three main flavours: fruit blossom, hawthorn and dandelion.
Summer honey is a honey made with many flowers.
The producer's recipe
Farm chicken glazed in honey
Ingredients for 4 people:
1 chicken from the farm
5 dessert spoons of honey from the local beekeeper
1 dessert spoon balsamic vinegar
1 chicken stock cube and 30cl water
1 teaspoon spices for chicken and a little salt
1 dessert spoon olive oil
Mix the ingredients for the marinade and spread the mixture over the chicken. Leave in the fridge overnight. Heat the oven to 180°C and cook it in a dish with a little olive oil for a good hour.
Make sure the chicken is covered in enough sauce during cooking. Put the last spoonful of honey over the chicken when it comes out of the oven. Serve with home cooked croquettes and a good salad from the garden.