A BOOK OF HONEY Paperback – January 21, 2019
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- Publisher : Northern Bee Books (January 21, 2019)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 206 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0860982882
- ISBN-13 : 978-0860982883
- Item Weight : 15.8 ounces
- Dimensions : 6.69 x 0.56 x 9.61 inches
- Best Sellers Rank: #1,292,973 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The recipient was very pleased with it.
The author, a seasoned traveller, was a world authority on the study of bees, bee-keeping and honey and her books are most informative.
Bees: The Honey Producers
Honeybees (Individual bees, The bee colony, How bees find sources of honey, Collecting the nectar, Converting the nectar into honey, The bees' service to plants: pollination)
Plants: the Honey Resources (Honey flows, Nectar, Honeydew, Other sources of honey, The important honey plants)
Constituents and Characteristics of Honey (The composition and forms of honey, Sugars and the sweetness of honey, The aromas and flavours of honey, The colour of honey, Enzymes, Other substances, Granulation, Density, water content, fermentation, hygroscopicity, Flow properties, Other properties, Identification of plant sources by pollen analysis)
Honey in the Home (General guidelines, Honey at the table, Honey in prepared foods, Using honey in uncooked dishes, Honey in present-day baking, Honey for meat and fish, Modern versions of three Roman sauces, Traditional honey cakes, Traditional sweetmeats, Honey in alcoholic drinks, Honey in nutrition, Honey in first aid, Honey in cosmetics)
Honey in the Past and Present (Honey before man, Primitive honey hunting, Honey from hives, Honey in everyday life, Better times for the bees, The revolution in honey production, Honey as a world commodity)
Bees and Honey in the Minds of Men (Before recorded history: honey and bees are miraculous, Bees as a model of the Christian life, Telling the bees, Bees provide a convenient political image, Bees in the minds of men today)
Appendix 1: Producing your own Honey
Appendix 2: Facts and Figures for Reference
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