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…

Scottish oat, orange and Conifer Syrup cookies

Scottish Christmas and Hogmanay New Year treats. Traditional porridge oats in a simple biscuit base of flour, an egg, pinch of salt with grated orange rind, orange juice and a few blueberries. As soon as they come out of the oven, drizzle a little pine syrup over each one to add a tangy gloss. Cool,…

Orange, sesame and Pine Cone Syrup oat bakes.

Simple and quick snack bars. Mix juice from one orange, a little orange rind, two large tablespoons of Pine Syrup, a handful of sesame seeds and a tablespoon of sesame oil and pour into a wok or frying pan.  Put on very low heat and add handful by handful rolled oats, stirring to combine and…

Sweet and saucy chocolate.

Chocolate sauce, sweet and scrumptious. Quick and easy if you do not have a bar of real chocolate ,maybe because you ate it earlier! Take a few large table spoons of cocoa powder or chocolate powder into a bowl, add a tablespoon of Ion pine cone syrup and a little dash of warm water in…

Valentine Cheesecake

Celebrate with a rich and creamy vanilla cheesecake on a crunchy biscuit base.   Add pouring syrup – Ion Pine Cone Syrup – rich, tangy with a hint of fig and spice. Simple and sweet. If you want to add fruit and a splash of red, go forest berries, passion fruit or strawberries. Enjoy ! ♥

Make Minions happy.

  Mini banana loaves made with lemon juice and Fir Tip Syrup, also used as a glaze.  Serve with yoghurt, or crème fraiche.   Use those unloved old bananas as softer and sweeter and baking them small means more lovely crunchy caramelized edges to nibble round first. ♦

Apple spice buns with pine syrup glaze.

Take a normal bun mixture, but add spices like cinnamon and nutmeg, orange juice, chopped apple and red grapes and once turned out and still hot, brush over pine syrup for a tangy sticky glaze and sprinkle with sugar. Unlike a sugar glaze, pine syrup gives a lovely caramel spicy flavour and a lovely golden…

Sweet Bitter chocolate oat bars.

  We made ours from a good quality cocoa powder, no added sugar; a bar of dark chocolate works well too. Oats, chopped dates, walnuts, crushed corn flakes and brown sugar are warmed in a pan till all the mixture combines and starts to have that lovely warm toasty aroma; cocoa added and then the…