The Alchemy of Honey

NYOC honey display

Taking a trip down memory lane to one of NYOC’s pre-Covid events held at Bastion House in Irene, Pretoria

We’ve been fortunate enough to have been involved in some memorable Bee and Honey related events during our short time in existence. Only problem is we are terrible at actually documenting! But we’re working on it.

Nestled in the quaint, leafy suburb of Irene stands Bastion House Guesthouse run by husband and wife duo Baz and Antonette who NYOC teamed up with alongside Uhambo – A Wellness Journey, to conceptualize a honey-themed luncheon and mini-spa day titled “The Alchemy of Honey”.

Poster for The Alchemy of Honey Event
The Alchemy of Honey Event Poster: NYOC x uHambo x Bastion House

Guests were treated to a 3-course honey inspired menu created and prepared on-site by Nokuzola Chalufu of uHambo – A wellness journey, coupled with honey tasting and sampling of NYOC’s skincare products. Here’s how it went down.

NYOC honey tasting table

A variety of honeys from NYOC’s archives of various locations and nectar flows were on the table for tasting.

Facial and skincare station at Bastion House
Signage at the tasting station
NYOC skincare products
NYOC lip balms on display
NYOC organic soaps
Nokuzola Chalufu with a bowl of salad for starters
Blueberry cheesecake with honeycomb topping courtesy of Nokuzola Chalufu
Honey-infused refreshing punch