Saffron Honey Lassi Recipe

It’s going to be a beautifully hot weekend so try something different and refreshing, a traditional Indian drink called lassi. This version is very Tasmanian with the inclusion of our delicious honey, local saffron (available and freeze-dried blueberries.


1/4 teaspoon saffron threads Tas-Saff

1/4 cup water

1/4 cup, plus 2 tablespoons, honey Honey Tasmania, West-Bee Honey

Pinch of salt Tasman Sea Salt, A pinch of…

1 1/2 cups Greek yogurt Elgaar Dairy

1/2 cup (low-fat or whole) milk Elgaar Dairy, Robur Goat Dairy

sprinkle of freeze dried blueberries from Three Peaks Organics for decoration


In a medium pan, placed over low heat, crumble the saffron into the water and let stand for 5 minutes.

Add the honey and combine until dissolved. Add the yogurt and milk and whisk.

Refrigerate for 1 hour or until very cold. Divide between two medium glasses, sprinkle with freeze dried blueberries and serve.

This recipe was sourced from and adapted for Tasmanian produce.