March 14, 2019
Behind the scenes, the team at Mountain Valley Honey (MVH) have been busy working away at something rather exciting. After 10 years, Murray and Nicky felt it was time for a fresh new look, so they enlisted the help of local design company NOKNOK to help.
Together with NOKNOK, the
March 8, 2019
Here at Mountain Valley Honey, we always enjoy tried & true family recipes.
125g butter½ cup caster sugar1 egg yolk2 cups plain flour1 tsp baking soda¼ cup Mountain Valley Honey Rātā Honey (warmed)
Soften butter and beat with caster sugar until light and cr...
January 16, 2019
At Mountain Valley Honey, a common question we get asked is “why is some honey in liquid form, and others more solid?” In this month’s blog post, Co-owner and beekeeper, Murray Elwood will give you the answer.
“Crystallization or setting is a natural process for most honeys,” he says.
November 29, 2018
8 stalks rhubarb cut into 1cm pieces
300g boysenberries ( fresh or frozen)
100mls MOUNTAIN VALLEY HONEYDEW honey
Preheat the oven to 180C fan bake
Place the rhubarb and berries in an ovenproof dish about the size of a quiche dish. Drizzle the honey over the...
November 29, 2018
“Our role as beekeepers is to ensure our bees are in the best environment, that they are well looked after, so they can produce good quality honey.”
When it comes to producing a jar of Mountain Valley Honey, there is a lot that goes on behind the scenes, and our team of beekeepers play a cruci...
November 1, 2018
With the less than ideal weather we've been having, its the perfect time to snuggle up and whip up one of Mary's Honey Tarts! It's delicious and can be enjoyed all year round, recipe below:
1 ½ Cups plain sweet biscuit crumbs90g butter, melted1 ½ tsp Mixed Spice
October 16, 2018
As a primary producer, Mountain Valley Honey feels a connection to the land and the bees during the honey making process.
That’s why MVH know how easy it is to get caught up in the “convenience” options of today’s busy world.
But co-owner, Nicky Elwood, says it’s important to her and the bu...
October 2, 2018
In honey markets worldwide, there will always be honey that is marketed as something it’s not. So, obtaining a ‘Certificate of Licence’ is crucial to ensuring the authenticity of honey for consumers.
Mountain Valley Honey have just received ours through a membership programme allowing the use ...
September 27, 2018
Our Honey Orange Muffins made with our Native Bush Honey are a delicious and easy treat, tried and tested by many of the team here at Mountain Valley Honey. No fancy ingredients, just the good old classics, delicious!
2 cups flour4 tsp baking powder1/4 cup sugarGrated rind of 2 ...
September 13, 2018
Mountain Valley Honey is getting behind ‘Bee Aware Month’ this September by supporting stores that are doing good for the industry, like Commonsense, with a few BAM goodies!
It makes sense for Commonsense and Mountain Valley Honey to team up. They’ve been working side by side since Nicky and M...