Honey is a food full of trace elements and minerals, a source of energy, and is the only sweetener which can be used in every diet. Honey outputs a 4cal/gr ratio and can be an effective substitute to snacks and sweets since it is richer in energy and has only 21 calories per spoonful. You can create foods based on honey, combining high nutrition value with exciting taste. We present you some of the most delicious honey-based recipes and we can only say “bon appétit”!
You will need 1 tablespoonful of vinegar, 3 tablespoonfuls of olive oil, natural orange juice extracted from 1 orange, 1 tablespoonful of thyme honey, half a pine bag, a few parsley and 2 spoonfuls of mustard.
You stir the ingredients until the sauce turns into fluid and then you may pour it on roast vegetables or on a green salad, such as lettuce.
CHICKEN WITH POTATOES AND HONEY IN DUTCH-OVEN
You will need a chicken weighing about 2 kg, some quince potatoes or small chips, orange juice extracted from 6 oranges, orange slivers, 5 tablespoonfuls of olive oil, salt, pepper, ½ spoonful of cinnamon, 1/3 spoonful of clove and a tablespoonful of thyme honey.
You wash very well the chicken and then dry it up with an absorbent paper towel to remove any track of humidity, and then you put it in the Dutch-oven. Finally you place the potatoes round the chicken, after you have peeled and chopped them. Put the orange juice, slivers, olive oil, cinnamon, salt, pepper and honey in the mixer. After a good stirring pour the mix on the food and bake it for about 1 ½ hour. You may serve it with trimmed parsley.