One summer’s morning a trip across the Hauraki Gulf, to the wonderful and internationally acclaimed Waiheke Island, awaited. Boarding the ferry as the sun rose, the promise of some outstanding artisan food ...Read More
We all know honey is a food made for us by bees, which are insects... But, when you think about that a little more, there are not many foods where insects are the chefs.
Honey is the only one that is well known and available in sufficient quantities to make it viable. In fact, until sugar became widely available, honey was the principal sweetener used by humans. Centuries ago, you weren't going to find yourself with a range of every type of sugar and nectar as you do today.
And it is also a food that New Zealand is becoming quite famous for - particularly New Zealand manuka honey.
So, how is it made?Read More