For the Love of Food

  1. Easter Weekend of Baking

    If you are planning on baking your way through the long Easter Weekend ahead, here’s a few Anathoth Farm treats to create at home.Hot Cross Bun Berry Pudding: Fresh or stale Hot Cross Buns are transformed into a new delicious treat – a new take on a classic, think, bready, creamy, spiced goodness!Apricot Hot CrossRead more

  2. 10 Everyday Ways to Cook with Relish

    If you have an array of opened relish pots in your refrigerator, here are 10 everyday ways to declutter and not waste a drop. While we have plenty of relish-based recipes available online, here are a few usage ideas that need no particular measures. If you discover a tablespoon or two left in your Anathoth FarmRead more

  3. 16 Ways with left-over Ham

    Here are 16 glorious ‘left-over ham’ dishes to savour, matched with Anathoth Farm relishes for extra flavour!Once Christmas Day is ‘done and dusted’ have you ever looked longingly at the contents of your ham bag and wonder how you’ll creatively serve up ham for your next meal? 1. Grilled Ham Toasties: Hard to beat and soRead more

  4. Grapefruit and Medication

    Grapefruit & Medication

    Customers often ask us how grapefruit affects medicationGrapefruit (along with some other fruits, such as Seville Orange) can interfere with the metabolism of medicine within our bodies. In most cases, eating grapefruit increases the level of medicine in the blood which can increase the risk of side effects or alter the effect the medicine has.AnathothRead more

  5. Hemp Seeds

    The Benefits of Seeds

    What is Hemp? Hemp is traditionally found in the northern hemisphere and is a strain of the Cannabis sativa plant.  Hemp is grown specifically for industrial use and is an entirely different strain from the recreational cannabis plant with no psychedelic effect.  Hemp is widely used in paper, textiles, clothing, biofuel, animal feed and food.Read more

  6. May Contain Gluten

    It is important to read labels and understand the terminology usedGluten is a combination of two proteins – glutenin and gliadin – found in wheat, rye, and barley. If you have coeliac disease, a gluten intolerance, or prefer a gluten-free lifestyle by choice, it is important to be clear whether gluten is, or is not,Read more

  7. Does it contain chilli?

    Why does chilli cause reactions in some people?This is due to a natural chemical called ‘capsaicinoids’ present in chillies.  Capsaicin gives chilli peppers their heat and is present in almost every pepper. They’re found primarily in a pepper’s ribs and seeds, making them hotter than the rest of the pepper. You can reduce the amount of heatRead more

  8. vegan friendly jams and chutneys

    Vegan Friendly Jams & Chutneys

    All but three of our Anathoth Farm jams and chutneys sold in New Zealand are vegan suitable.While we are not certified, vegans around New Zealand will be delighted to hear that our jams and chutneys are made the traditional way.What is veganism?While a lot more restrictive than a vegetarian diet, a vegan diet relies onRead more

  9. For Meat Lovers

    Here are helpful tips to make your next meat-centric meal memorable, as well as kinder on your wallet.— Annabelle White shares her kitchen secrets —On a cold night the aroma of a sizzling roast in the oven, supported by a sea of roast vegetables, is enticing.  The great news having Anathoth Farm relishes in theRead more

  10. Soul Food Desserts

    The best definition of warming comfort food is all the things you can enjoy with a bowl and a spoon….it’s easy to eat, easy-to-digest and simply filling on a cold night.— Annabelle White shares her kitchen secrets —When there is rain on the roof and the nights draw in early it’s a perfect time toRead more

  11. soy sauce

    Soy Sauce vs Tamari

    At Anathoth Farm, we use a gluten-free soy called ‘tamari’ in some of our chutneys and picklesMany customers have asked how we can be gluten free if we use soy. We thought it would be helpful to explain the difference between soy sauce and tamari and gave you a little of their history, which datesRead more

  12. Time Saver Flavour Makers

    Time-Saver Flavour Makers

    Condiments are cook’s great companions in the kitchen and make winter warming options easy and fuss-free.— Annabelle White shares her kitchen secrets —On cold nights, spend less time fussing and more time finding woolen socks, blankets and putting logs on the fire!Sometimes while we combine great local seasonal produce and products – it may needRead more

  13. 6 ways with fruit mince

    6 Ways Fruit Mince this Christmas

    It’s that special time of the year when Fruit Mince is certainly in fashion!Anathoth Farm’s fruit minces are in stores again for the festive season. We share 6 mouthwatering recipes. Simply click on the photo to go to the recipe!Both Anathoth Farm Traditional Fruit Mince and Berry Fruit Mince are only available in New ZealandRead more

  14. How to glaze a ham

    Glazing a ham is easy and certainly enhances the look and flavour.We share our tips on how to glaze a ham for beginners to help you on your way!  The steps include: preparing, decorating, basting and cooking your Christmas ham. Preparing the HamRinse the ham under cool running water to remove any sticky residue. PatRead more

  15. Pizza Topping Inspiration

    It’s that time of the year when you can almost smell summer in the air!Time to perfect some pizza ideas.Anathoth Farm relishes make delicious pizza base toppings. The simplest of toppings are often the most delicious. Try these for size:Sweet Chilli Relish:prawns, red capsicum, fresh basil & mozzarella jalapenos, capsicum, kidney beans, corn, red onionRead more

  16. Backyard Preserves: Spiced Tamarillo Chutney

    There’s nothing tastier than preserving seasonal fruit to enjoy throughout the year. That’s what we do best at Anathoth Farm!Frustrating as it may be for our loyal fans, we can’t get enough locally grown fruit to make every variety of preserve. This is largely due to the amount of fruit necessary to make commercial quantitiesRead more

  17. History of Anzac Biscuits

    Contrary to popular belief, Anzac biscuits, while very much associated with Anzac Day commemorations, weren’t eaten at Gallipoli.It has been believed that a rolled oats biscuit was sent to the Western Front, although it wasn’t widespread. In fact, Standard Army biscuits, also known as “Anzac tiles” differ from the popular Anzac biscuit we know todayRead more

  18. History of Lemon Curd

    History of Lemon Curd

    Lemon Curd is a hot item in recipe magazines the world overIs it a curd, butter, honey or cheese?  We check it out!‘Lemon Curd’ is originally English in origin dating back to the early 1800’s. The recipe back then was rather literal and not at all how we’d think of Lemon Curd these days —Read more

  19. Delights of Humble Lemon Curd

    Not all foodies really understand what a versatile addition lemon curd is to the cook’s pantry — Danielle, Marketing Manager Having just been in Australia and introducing our new recipe Lemon Curd to retailers and customers, I am reminded that many people don’t understand how to use curd and under estimate what a wonderfully deliciousRead more