First Choice for Pine Syrup

Ion Syrup took its debut at the recent London Restaurant Event in Olympia London. We were very proud to be on display with other artisan produce offered by First Choice Fruit and Produce Ltd of New Covent Garden Market. Ron Maxfield introduced potential clients to the many culinary uses the Pine Syrup has and with…

Appetizers with Pine Syrup

The cocktail hour, time to taste a variety of appetizers before the main meal, and drinks to get the party started.  Cured meats, olives, cheeses, and vegetables in oils and vinegars – lots of variety to get the taste-buds working.  Often salty, or sharp, we added a little tangy Pine Syrup to give some  of…

Sweet roasting for speedy flavours with Ion Pine syrup

Simply delicious, flavoursome and so handy for anti-pasta,  for salads, layered with mozzarella and basil leaves, and adding to dishes that need some layers of flavour – lasagne, moussaka, vegetable tarts or simply stirred into hot spaghetti with a drizzle of hot olive oil and plenty of chopped herbs, or threaded onto skewers of grilled chicken, mushrooms…

Crunchy munchy mixed nuts in Pine syrup.

Take mixed nuts, any nuts and slightly toast in a hot pan.  Add a little pine syrup, a little balsamic vinegar, sprinkle of salt and little black pepper.  Mix the nuts thoroughly in this tangy, spicy, sweet, and salty coating and spread out on a tray and place in the fridge to get cold.  In…

For adding flavour to your sauces – Pine Syrup.

You add herbs to oils, to salt, to vinegar for flavour. We wanted a flavoured syrup to use as a glaze for meat when roasting and also as a finishing ingredient in meat juices before serving as a simple sauce. The syrup imparts a lovely caramelized flavour and gloss and we found that strong herbs…

Make a marinade with Conifer Syrups

Our conifer syrups have three distinct flavours and are very easy to use in marinades or for dipping sauces, either cold or warmed through. We make lots of different ones, keep in the fridge and use in our day to day cooking to get quick flavoursome food. Mix with juices, soy sauces, flavoured oils or…

Fresh summer oriental salad with Pine Cone Syrup

Salad for chicken and fish with an oriental twist. Shredded cabbage, aromatic jasmine rice, nuts, peppers, spring onions mixed with or without yoghurt and a dash of soy sauce mixed with tangy Pine Syrup. The sauce can be made separate and warmed slightly to use as a dipping sauce. We added hot crunchy-skinned baked potatoes. ♦