COLD-SMOKED HONEY

     Sweet, sticky, smokey honey! Choose your favourite locally sourced honey, gently cold-smoke and enjoy the delicious smokey aftertaste of smoked honey in both sweet and savoury dishes. Cold-smoking retains the natural honey components and makes a small batch, unique gourmet ingredient that is ideal for gifts and sharing with your family and friends. 
    
INGREDIENTS:
Honey*
Smoking wood chips i.e. Redgum
   
METHOD:
1. Pour honey into foil trays (ensure honey is maximum 1cm thick).
2. Place the foil trays onto the wire rack/s in the smoking vessel.
3. Cold smoke honey for 30 minutes (small smoking vessels) or 60 minutes (large/200L smoking vessels). Stir every 20 minutes. (NOTE: smoking time provided is for Aussie Smoke Bloke cold smoke generators – other cold smoking units will take longer, adjust time as required according to your manual).
4. Remove trays from smoking vessel.
5. Cover trays with a lid, foil or plastic food wrap and set aside (indoors) at room temperature for 24 hours.
6. Taste smoked honey, mixing with non-smoked honey if the smoked honey flavour is too strong for your liking.
7. Pour smoked honey into airtight containers i.e. twist-top glass jars.
8. Store smoked honey in the pantry.
9. Smoked honey can be served immediately if desired.
10. Stir smoked honey before use.
    
SMOKED HONEY SERVING IDEAS:
Smoked honey is gluten-free and suitable for vegetarian and meat dishes such as glazes, marinades and sauces. Drizzle or brush over the honey during cooking, or enjoy straight from the jar!
  • Bacon 
  • Barbecues
  • BBQ sauce
  • Cheese board
  • Chicken glaze (serve with rice)
  • Cocktails
  • Fruit salad
  • Grilled figs
  • Haloumi cheese
  • Ham glaze 
  • Honey and eggplant dip
  • Honey soy chicken wings
  • Ice-cream topping
  • Jerky marinade
  • Lamb tagine
  • Pancakes
  • Pineapple
  • Pork chops
  • Pork roast glaze
  • Ribs with coleslaw
  • Roasted carrots
  • Salad dressing
  • Salmon glaze – cold-smoked honey + lemon juice + sriracha. BBQ then season with cold-smoked salt
  • Smoked honey ice-cream
  • Vanilla milkshake
        
*HONEY VARIETIES:
  • Jarrah Honey (Eucalyptus Marginata) – has a nutty, robust, tasty flavour.
  • Mallee Honey / Mixed Eucalyptus (Euc. Transcontinentalis, Euc. Flocktonie) – produced in the Goldfields (Western Australia), a good “all-rounder” honey.
  • Redgum Honey (Corymbia calophylla) – full flavoured honey commonly used as a spread and for cooking. 
  • Whitegum Honey (Eucalyptus Wandoo) – smooth, pale in appearance and mild in flavour, commonly used to sweeten drinks and baked goods. 
  • Wildflower Honey (varies) – produced from a combination of native ground flora species, this honey is strong flavoured and delicious.
      
LINKS:
  • Aussie Smoke Bloke www.aussiesmokebloke.com 
  • Capilano Honey www.capilano.com.au/au 
  • Darling Bee Products www.darlingbeeproducts.com 
  • Davies Apiaries (Baldivis Gold) www.daviesapiaries.com.au
  • Fewster’s Farm www.ffhoney.com 
  • Honey I’m Home www.hihp.net.au 
  • Postcode Honey www.postcodehoney.com.au 
  • Swan Valley Honey www.swanvalleyhoney.com.au 
  • The House of Honey www.thehouseofhoney.com.au 
  • West Coast Honey www.westcoasthoney.com.au 
  • WA Apiarists' Society www.waas.org.au 
   
    
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