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Honey: From Flower to Table
In the winning format of the highly successful Lavender Garden, Honey: From Flower to Table dips into the myth, magic, science, and literature behind this sacred and sensuous food. Author Stephanie Rosenbaum traces the amazing process that turns flower nectar into honey, and takes the reader on a fascinating tour of the history and symbolism of honey. Cooking and crafting ...more
Hardcover, 120 pages
Published April 1st 2002 by Chronicle Books
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I picked this up after reading "Plenty" and noting honey as the locavore sugar substitute. While reading "Honey" I first started to believe the "Backyard Beekeeping" chapter that keeping bees was possible and relatively easy in a suburban yard.... ummm... no. This is a good book to orient you to what honey is and what honey production means - but will also let you know just how much equipment and stuff you need to know is needed to really keep bees. I'm thinking now I'll find one of those crazy ...more