Join Rachel Horner-Carr as she guides you in making your own food beeswax wraps. These are so handy for storing food and mean an end to all that awful plastic, move over clingfilm – hello beeswax wraps!

Benefits of Beeswax Wraps

Beeswax wraps are brilliant as they beeswax has antibacterial and antifungal properties, and because it’s watertight, locks in moisture – but does not let it build up – while letting the food naturally breathe, something that plastic wraps, being airtight, will not do

Tools required

A close weave cotton fabric of your choice as this will make your wrap, food-grade beeswax pellets, an iron and an ironing board. You may also wish to use fabric paints and stamps if you want to decorate a piece of material.