Honey and Vanilla Granola Recipe with Mānuka Honey

Granola makes for a delicious and healthy breakfast and making it yourself is so much better than buying it from the supermarket. This recipe is naturally sweetened with manuka honey which means you can get your daily health kick. Elevate your breakfast game and mix it up by adding your favourite nuts, fruit and seeds.Ingredients2 cups rolled oats ½ cup raw almonds½ cup walnuts, chopped½ cup sunflower seeds¼ cup MVH Mānuka Honey1 tsp. vanilla bean extract½ tsp. cinnamon2 Tbsp. coconut oil, melted2 Tbsp. chia seeds2 Tbsp. hemps seedsMethodPreheat the oven to 160°C and line a baking tray with baking paper.Mix the oats, almonds, walnuts and sunflower seeds, vanilla and cinnamon together in a bowl.Mix the honey and coconut oil together then stir through the gra

Honey Paloma Cocktail Recipe with Native Bush Honey

Prep 5m
Cook 10m
Makes 2

The Paloma is a classic cocktail that combines tequila with grapefruit soda for a light and refreshing summer drink – just add honey for a unique and delicious twist on this Mexican favourite.Ingredients Honey Syrup1/4 cup water1/4 cup MVH Native Bush HoneyPaloma2 oz grapefruit juice1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice2 tsp. honey syrup2 oz soda water2 oz tequilaIceGrapefruit or lime slices, to garnish1 Tbsp. saltMethod In a small saucepan combine the water and honey over a medium heat. Stir until honey dissolves into water. Remove from the heat and allow to cool to completely. Moisten the rim of your glass with a lime wedge or a little bit of water. Turn the glass upside down into the salt. Twist glass around to coat the rim.Fill your gl

Honey Garlic Prawns Recipe with Beech Honeydew Honey

This Asian inspired recipe is sweet, salty, super easy to put together and ready in no time. It’s perfect for a summer BBQ. Serve as a side dish or entree or make it a meal by serving it on rice or noodles. Ingredients 1 Tbsp. olive oil 500g frozen prawns, defrostedToasted sesame seeds to serveSauce½ cup MVH Beech Honeydew Honey2 Tbsp. soy sauce 2 Tbsp. water1 Tbsp. corn flour 1 Tbsp. rice vinegar 1 tsp. sesame oil Method Mix the sauce ingredients in a bowl and set aside. Heat the olive oil in a large fry pan over a medium heat. Add the prawns and cook for 4-5 minutes or until the prawns become pink all over. Add the sauce to the pan and cook until the sauce has thickened and becomes sticky. Serve on ric

Easy Summer Trifle Recipe with Native Bush Honey

Make the most of the berry season and whip up this easy summer fruit trifle in no time at all. Adding honey to the cream makes it extra special. This dessert looks amazing and tastes even better – sure to be a hit with the kids (and the big kids too for that matter)!Serves 4Ingredients6 sponge finger biscuits1 cup store-bought custard400g tinned peaches in juice, 4-5 slices per glassPunnet of fresh raspberries ½ cup cream2 Tbsp. MVH Native Bush HoneyMethod Break the biscuits into chunks and distribute between 4 large glasses. Add the custard, followed by the fruit. Whip the cream until soft peaks form. Add the honey and whisk into the cream until it is well combined. Spoon on top of the fruit. Serve immediately.

Lemon Cupcakes with Honey Meringue Icing Recipe with Manuka Honey

Sweet and tangy – was there ever a more perfect match than lemon and honey? These soft, lemony cupcakes are everything you love about a lemon meringue tart in a cupcake. Perfect for afternoon tea, parties or any time you feel like a treat. It’s hard to resist having just one more – you might want to double this recipe!Ingredients ¼ cup butter, softened½ cup sugar1 egg Zest of 1 lemon2 Tbsp. lemon juice ½ Tbsp. vanilla extract 1 cup flour 1 ½ tsp. baking powder6 Tbsp. unsweetened greek yoghurtIcing200g MVH Mānuka Honey 2 egg whites¾ tsp. salt3ml vanilla extract MethodPreheat the oven to 180°C and line a cupcake pan with 8 liners. Cream the butter and sugar in a stand mixer until light and fluffy. A

Honey Soy Noodles with Crispy Chicken Recipe with Native Bush Honey

This quick and easy chicken and vege stir fry makes for a delicious mid-week dinner that the whole family will love. Substitute the veggies for anything you’ve got in the fridge that needs eating and get dinner on the table in a jiffy.Serves 4Ingredients Chicken ¾ cup plain flour ¾ cup cornflour1 tsp. salt 500g diced chicken2 eggs1 Tbsp. soy sauceOil for frying Sauce½ cup soy sauce3 Tbsp. MVH Native Bush Honey3 tsp. garlic, minced1 Tbsp. rice vinegar2½ tsp. cornflour Noodles 3 cakes of egg noodles 1 carrot, julienned ½ red pepper, sliced½ cup edamame beans MethodPlace the flour, cornflour and salt in a large bowl and whisk together. In a smaller bowl whisk together the eggs and soy s

Saganaki Recipe with Caramelised Beech Honeydew Honey & Thyme

A simple dish to prepare, this warming appetiser is full of flavour and something a little different than the usual cheese and cracker spread. If you can get your hands on fresh pitas from your local  baker, the dish becomes even more beautiful.Ingredients4 pita breads 3 Tbsp. olive oil  200g quality halloumi cheese 1 Tbsp. fresh thyme  2 Tbsp. MVH Beech Honeydew Honey To Serve½ cup of olives  ½ cup hummus MethodPreheat oven to 180°c. Brush pitas with 2 Tbsp. of olive oil and transfer to a baking tray. Warm the pitas in the oven for 5-10 minutes.  Whilst the pitas are heating, in a small frypan heat the remaining olive oil over a medium to high heat. Add the halloumi cheese as one large sl

Honey Chai Tea Recipe with Kanuka Honey

Originating in India, chai tea has become immensely popular all over the world and is now a feature in many cafes. If you’re craving a decadent hot drink that you can enjoy at home then try this delicious recipe that uses our Kanuka Honey as the perfect sweetener.Ingredients ½ star anise5 whole cloves5 cardamom pods1 cinnamon stick 1 tsp. ground nutmegPinch of ground ginger2 peppercorns1¼ cup water2 black tea bags1½ Tbsp. MVH Kanuka Honey ½ tsp. vanilla extract 1 cup milk of choiceWhipped cream (optional)Method Crush the star anise, cloves and cardamom pods. Add all of the spices, water, tea and honey to a saucepan and simmer over a low heat for 10 minutes. Strain through a fine mesh sieve and stir through the vanilla.&nbs

Baked Camembert Recipe with Caramelized Pear and Manuka Honey

Cheesy, gooey and delicious, baked camembert has got to be the best happy hour food. The caramelized pear, toasty almonds and Manuka honey in this simple recipe make it a winner!Ingredients1 round of camembert 2 Tbsp. butter1 Tbsp. MVH Manuka Honey1 pear (we used Beurre Bosc)¼ cup almonds¼ tsp. flaky sea saltMethodPreheat the oven to 160°C and line a baking tray with baking paper. Place the Camembert round onto the baking tray and bake for 10 minutes. While the Camembert is baking, slice the pear in half. Slice one half into 3mm slivers and leave the other half whole. Melt the butter in a frying pan and the pear (with the whole half open side down). Add the almonds then drizzle the honey over them all. Fry for 5 minutes. Remove the Camembert

Honey Butter Chicken Recipe with Kānuka Honey

The secret ingredient in our butter chicken recipe gives this Indian favourite a unique twist. The deliciously creamy, tomato gravy with just a hint of honey sweetness is guaranteed to be a hit with the whole family!Ingredients500g chicken thighs, skinless & bonelessMarinade⅓ cup plain unsweetened greek yoghurt1 Tbsp. butter, melted3 tsp. garlic, minced2 tsp. ginger, grated1 tsp. saltSauce½ cup raw cashew nuts, soaked in warm water for 10 minutes50g butter1 tsp. garlic1 tsp. turmeric powder1 cup tomato puree1 tsp. garam masala3 Tbsp. MVH Kānuka HoneySalt to season1 Tbsp. creamMethodCut the chicken into 3cm cubes. Mix in a bowl with the marinade ingredients. Cover and refrigerate for an hour or overnight.Place the chicken (putting aside any

Caramelised Mascarpone & Rhubarb Brioche Recipe

This cafe-style French brioche is just perfect for high tea on a Sunday afternoon. Why not treat yourself to something just a little bit fancy.Ingredients  2½ cups plain flour 4 Tbsp. MVH Bakers HoneyZest and juice of 1 orange  2½ tsp. of dried yeast 1 egg and 1 egg yolk, lightly beaten together ⅓ cup lukewarm milk 125g cubed, softened butterCaramelised Mascarpone & Rhubarb Topping  100g mascarpone 1 tsp. vanilla paste  ⅓ cup honey4 stalks of rhubarb, finely sliced  MethodIn an electric mixer fitted with a dough hook, combine flour, orange zest, yeast and mix well. In a jug whisk together the milk, orange juice, honey, egg and egg yolk until well combined. With the mixer on med

Rustic Honey Bread Recipe with Kānuka Honey

Is there anything better than fresh homemade bread that’s come straight out of the oven. This recipe is the best thing since… well, you know. Be warned though, it will probably be gobbled up before it’s even had a chance to fully cool – it’s that good!Ingredients3½ cups high grade flour½ tsp. surebake yeast2 tsp. sea salt¾ cup dried cranberries½ cup walnuts, chopped1½ cups water, room temperature3 Tbsp. MVH Kānuka HoneyMethodAdd the flour to a large bowl. Add the yeast to one side of the bowl and salt to the other. Mix in each side with a wooden spoon before mixing together well.Mix the cranberries and walnuts through the mixture.In a medium bowl, whisk together the honey and water. Pour into the flour mixture and stir together until