More than just a condiment for your morning toast, honey can be used in a variety of creative ways when cooking. From sweet and sticky glazed meats to the perfect summer saviour: ice-cream – you can make some delicious meals with one of nature’s finest produces.

Twice a month, we will be featuring a new tasty recipe featuring honey. For our first installment, we’ve put together a classic summer favourite…with a Gustare twist!

Pork chops with Gustare honey glaze and apple sauce

SERVES 4

INGREDIENTS

  • 400g Bramley apples
  • ½ lemon
  • 1 ½ tbsp caster sugar
  • A bit of butter and salt
  • 8 pork chops
  • 1 tablespoon Gustare honey
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon ground ginger

METHOD

  1. Peel and dice the apples. Put in a small pan with the juice of ½ lemon. Add 2 tbsp water and 1½ tbsp caster sugar.
  2. Heat gently until the apples are really soft, then squash with a spoon. Add a little butter and salt to serve.
  3. Preheat grill.
  4. In a small bowl, stir together all glaze ingredients: honey, soy sauce, mustard and garlic.
  5. Place the chops on the grill and spread with half the glaze.
  6. Grill for about 8 minutes.
  7. Turn over and spread with remaining glaze.
  8. Grill until cooked through, another 6-8 minutes.
  9. Serve with sauce and vegetables on the side and enjoy!

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