• Manuka Honey Hummus & Garlic Pitta Wedges

    Dish type: Starter Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 3-5 minutes Serves 4-6 Ingredients: Hummus 1 cup drained, rinsed, cooked chickpeas 5 cloves garlic, roasted 1/2 cup olive oil 1/2 cup tahini 2 tablespoons New Zealand Honey Co Manuka Honey 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon salt Juice of 2 lemons Method: Place all of the above ingredients into a food processor and blend until smooth. Garnish with sweet paprika and a drizzle of olive oil. Garlic pita wedges 4 small pitta pockets 1/2 cup parsley, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1/4 cup olive oil 25g butter, softly melted Preheat oven to 220 degrees Celsius, fan grill. Cut pita pocket in

  • Baked Salmon with Root Ginger Manuka Honey

    Dish type: Main course Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 filleted side of fresh salmon (approx 1.5 kg) 4 tablespoons New Zealand Honey Co. Manuka 10+ With Root Ginger 2 tablespoons salt 1 tablespoon fine black pepper 2 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons olive oil 500g orange tomatoes 5 sprigs fresh fennel 5 sprigs fresh mint Method: Pre heat oven to bake at 180 degrees Celsius. With the skin side down in a large roasting dish, lie the fish on a large piece of tin foil. Massage the honey into the flesh of the fish and season evenly with

  • Thyme Honey Chicken & Date Tagine

    Dish type: Main course Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 3 hours Serves 4-6 Ingredients: 1 large whole chicken Paprika Turmeric 1 tbsp butter 1 tbsp olive oil 2 onions 2 tsp coriander seeds 2 tsp cumin seeds 1 lemon 2 tbsp New Zealand Honey Co Thyme Honey 4 cloves of garlic 1 cup dried dates 2 sprigs of fresh mint leaves Method: Cut the chicken into 6 equal pieces and then rub in the paprika and turmeric. Let the chicken sit while you prepare the rest of the ingredients. Add the butter, olive oil, diced onions, coriander, cumin and sliced lemon to a frying pan and

  • Meringues and Cream with Lemon Manuka Honey

    Dish type: Dessert Preparation time: 6 hours Cooking time: 25 minutes Serves 10 Ingredients: 40g New Zealand Honey Co Manuka Honey with Lemon 410g caster sugar 230g egg whites 1 cup cream Method: Pre-heat oven to 190 degrees. Place the manuka honey with lemon, sugar, egg whites and salt in a metal bowl, over a pot of boiling water and stir this over the heat until the sugar has melted. Put the mixture in an electric cake mixer with a whisk attachment until firm and glossy. Line the baking tray with greaseproof paper Put large mounds of the mixture in the trays,

  • 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 a balanced diet it can help improve your digestive health and well being, help fight the free radicals which cause disease and premature ageing, aid in prevention and recovery of colds and sore throats.   Honey is a superb carbohydrate source giving you a sustained energy boost and its composition is so unique it can also help to relax you and aid sleep. For National Honey Week from May 7-13,