L’Atelier du miel: Sweet Like Honey
After passing by the L’Atelier du Miel shop everyday for a few months, we finally got the chance to step inside. The most interesting and intriguing part of this shop is its décor and look. On a street in Tabaris, the L’Atelier du Miel shop stands out- no doubt! With wooden accents and metal shelves that are made just about right for the sizes of the honey jars, the shop is filled with different shades of browns and yellow honeys. Although very small, it has great character and a lovely smell.
This wonderful place started up by three different young Lebanese; Marc and Ralph Abi Nassif , and Rabih Traboulsi who knew nothing about the topic of Bee Keeping or Honey making but stumbled onto it. Their concept became very simple; provide beautiful and great tasting honey from great and specific parts of Lebanon. Their Honeys range from thick to light as textures, and from sweet, floral, fruity, or herbal tastes. Some have after tastes while others don’t, it all depends on the type.
They have beehives in various locations across Lebanon from the North to the South that provides their 12 different kinds of honey. They also get Honey from a partner in France, which are provided because they are unable to make them in the Lebanese environment.
It is also important to know that L’atelier du miel has some tests done in the environment where they keep their beehive to make sure it hasn’t been exposed to either pesticides nor antibiotics. They also keep their bees satisfied in resources so that in winter they are still productive and are not fed sugar. Here are some pictures of the shop during our tasty visit:
L’atelier du miel offers amazing and tasty honeys that could be savored in the morning with a cup of tea or coffee, after lunch or dinner, or even between meals as it is healthy and does not contain added sugars or preservatives or pectin. We tried an exclusivity which is jam mixed with honey on their pain d’epices and it was delightful. In other words, the shop knows its way well in fulfilling our sweet tooths, so we suggest you all go and try them as we had a great experience with their honeys, pain d’epices, and nougat!
P.S: L’atelier du miel will be preparing marrons glaces exclusively for Christmas 🙂
Chocolate and Vanilla x