Sweet Treats from the Beehive across the Centuries and Around the World. Edited by May Berenbaum, professor of Entomology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, this honey cookbook showcases a wealth of recipes for cookies, breads, pies, puddings and cakes that feature honey as an essential ingredient. At the same time, Prof. Berenbaum details the fascinating history of honey harvesting and consumption around the world, explains the honey bee's extraordinary capacity to process nectar into concentrated sweetness, and marels at honey's diverse flavors and health benefits. Sales of the book will benefit the University of Illinois Pollinatarium - the first freestanding science outreach center in the nation devoted to flowering plants and their pollinators. 163 pages, softcover.
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