0

Your Cart is Empty

  • Add description, images, menus and links to your mega menu

  • A column with no settings can be used as a spacer

  • Link to your collections, sales and even external links

  • Add up to five columns

  • How To Add Genuine Manuka Honey To Your Recipes

    May 07, 2021 3 min read

    How To Add Genuine Manuka Honey To Your Recipes - PURITI

    Adding genuine Manuka honey to your favourite recipes is incredibly easy. All it requires is a quick and easy fundamental understanding of how this honey differs from refined sugar. In this article, we will discuss what types of recipes you can use pure Manuka honey in and the tips and tricks to ensure your dishes come out perfect. 

    What recipes can you make with high-quality Manuka honey? 

    There is a large range of different recipes you can make. Whether you simply want to substitute refined sugar or want to add a unique flavour to your dish. Here are some of our favourite ways to use Manuka honey: 

  • As a glaze 
  • Many glazes use honey, maple syrup or brown sugar as a base. It adds a beautiful sweetness to the meat or vegetables and creates stunning caramelisation and colour. You can even add honey to your favourite vinaigrette and salad dressing. Just remember to add slowly and taste test. 

    If you want to try out something new, check out our delicious Manuka glazed salmon.

  • Drizzled over your favourite breakfast
  • One of the best ways to enjoy NZ Manuka honey is drizzled over your favourite breakfast. It is a great topping for muesli and the perfect pairing for yoghurt. Another crowd favourite involves spreading it generously over warm toast. 

    Not a breakfast person? Add it to the top of your favourite frozen dessert for an added bit of sweetness. 

  • In beverages
  • Another exciting way you can use Manuka honey is in a delicious beverage. Whether you are a morning coffee drinker or are looking to upgrade your cocktails, this luscious honey is a great addition. 

    Try the tantalising taste of our honey iced coffee

  • In baking
  • The best quality Manuka honey is a fantastic substitute for refined sugar. It is, however, important to note that it functions very differently from refined sugar. 

    Firstly, it is liquid. When you are substituting refined sugar with Manuka honey, it is important to reduce the amount of liquid in other ingredients. A good rule of thumb is to reduce liquids by ¼ cup to every cup of honey. 

    It is also not recommended to entirely replace the sugar. This will completely change the composition of the cake or cupcake and can create a dense, sticky batter that struggles to rise. 

    This brings me to my next point. Because of the beloved consistency of Manuka honey in New Zealand, it may alter the rising capabilities of the recipe. Try adding a ¼ of a teaspoon of baking powder to every cup of Manuka honey to give your baking that extra lift.  

    The final big tip for baking with Manuka honey is to drop the temperature. Honey is more likely to caramelise or burn. Reduce the temperature down in order to prevent this. 

    if you are looking for inspiration, try our delicious blueberry oat muffins or honey chamomile cake with brown butter frosting

    Why Choose PURITI?

    With PURITI, you are getting some of the highest quality, best Manuka honey in NZ. 

    All our products are UMF Manuka honey certified. We even include corresponding MGO levels right on the jar for complete transparency. Our honey is harvested, packaged, independently tested and certified as genuine Manuka honey in NZ.

    All our UMF levels are tested to more stringent requirements than legally required. For example, our PURITI Manuka honey with aUMF rating of 15+ is required to have an MGO score of 550+. This is well above the legal requirement of 514+. 

    We even design and produce our own jars with anti-counterfeit precautions to ensure our honey has not been tampered with or diluted with other types of honey.

    These are just some of the steps we take to create some of the best pure Manuka honey in New Zealand. We even fully test both our exported jars and NZ sold Manuka honey. We can confidently say PURITI is one of the best Manuka honey brands in New Zealand.

    Buy our Manuka honey online or in PURITI selected stores for all your wellness needs.


    Also in The Hive

    The Journey of PURITI Manuka Honey to Your Table
    The Journey of PURITI Manuka Honey to Your Table

    June 21, 2024 4 min read 0 Comments

    In this article, we will explore the incredible journey of PURITI’s pure mānuka honey from the beehive to your table and the many rigorous steps in between.

    Read More
    Pure Manuka Honey: The Perfect Pairing for Matcha, Coffee, & Tea
    Pure Manuka Honey: The Perfect Pairing for Matcha, Coffee, & Tea

    June 21, 2024 3 min read 0 Comments

    Elevate your mornings with the rich flavour profile of pure Mānuka honey, turning your morning drink into a moment of blissful tranquillity and indulgence.

    Read More
    PURITI Triumphs at the 2024 London International Honey Awards
    PURITI Triumphs at the 2024 London International Honey Awards

    June 21, 2024 2 min read 0 Comments

    Discover PURITI’s triumph at the 2024 London International Honey Awards with Platinum and Gold wins for our exceptional Mānuka Honey. 

    Read More