Honey

  • 1 Sweeten up for National Honey Week
    Love honey? You’re not alone. The good news is that it's also really good for you! Honey is a highly complex food source and when taken regularly as part of...

  • 2 Spelt and buttermilk baby pancakes with poached dried fruits, Greek yogurt and honey
    Ingredients (Serves 8-10)Pancake batter 30g stoneground spelt flour 30g plain flour 1 medium egg 140ml buttermilk 1 tablespoon flavourless oil or melted butter 1 large pinch salt Topping 200g organic...

  • 3 Brian Turner's rib of rose veal with honey and soy glaze
    Ingredients (Serves 4) 1 tbsp olive oil Pinch salt, or to taste Freshly ground black pepper 4 x 200g/7oz Freedom Food-labelled rose veal chops 50g/2oz butter 1 shallot, peeled and...

  • 4 Honey-roast Jersey Royals with yoghurt and mint shoulder of lamb
    Ingredients (serves 6) 1 x 2.5 kg shoulder of lamb on the bone For the marinade 200ml natural yoghurt 1 tsp cumin seeds (roasted and crushed) 1 tsp white peppercorns...

  • 5 Branflake breakfast pancakes
    Ingredients (Serves 4) 150g/5oz self-raising flour 1 medium egg 2 tbsp clear honey 150ml/¼pt semi-skimmed milk 25g/1oz sultanas 50g/2oz bran flakes Oil, for frying Honey and fresh fruit, to serve...

  • 6 Runny honey
    If, like Winnie the Pooh, you love a slathering of honey on your buttered toast, but unlike Pooh don’t have it every day you might have noticed the honey can...

  • 7 Rhubarb, rasberry and honey compote topped with crunchy pecans
    Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 125g/4½oz whole shelled pecan nuts 5 tbsp runny honey 500g/1lb 2oz rhubarb, trimmed and cut into 2.5cm/1in pieces 125g/4½oz raspberries, rinsed MethodHeat a dry frying pan, add...

  • 8 Banana, honey and ginger smoothie
    Serves 2 INGREDIENTS Small knob of fresh ginger, peeled, or ground ginger to taste 2 tbsp runny honey 4 tbsp probiotic/live yoghurt 1 medium, ripe banana Juice of 4 oranges...

  • 9 Lentil and baked ricotta salad
    Ingredients (serves 2 as a light salad) 75g lentils 200g ricotta 4 tomatoes 1/2 a red onion A handful basil A handful mint half a small packet of cress For...

  • 10 Honey and thyme roasted carrots
    Ingredients (Serves 4) 450g/1lb carrots, washed and trimmed 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp runny honey 2 tbsp lemon juice salt and freshly ground black pepper a few fresh thyme...

  • 11 Peppered mackerel and watercress salad with orange
    Ingredients (Serves 4) 2 large oranges 1 x 225g pack smoked mackerel fillets with peppercorns 2 heads chicory, trimmed 1 x 85g bag ready-prepared watercress 1 tbsp olive oil 2...

  • 12 Drop scones with smoked bacon and honey drizzle
    Ingredients (Serves 4) (makes 12-15 scones, depending on size) 100g/4oz self-raising flour Pinch of salt 1 egg, separated 150ml/¼pt milk 25g/1oz butter, melted 12 rashers smoked streaky bacon Runny honey...

  • 13 Pear, raspberry and honey buns
    Ingredients (Makes 10 large or 15 small cakes) 100g/4oz butter, softened 75g/3oz caster sugar 2 eggs, beaten 150g/5oz self-raising flour, sifted 25g/1oz runny honey 2 small firm pears, peeled, cored...



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