|Honey is the nectar of
flowers, processed and stored by bees. The flavor of honey is most
influenced by the flower it comes from. Most honey found in grocery store
is from clover but honeysuckle lavender, sage, thyme and other regional
honeys more are used by chefs to add flavor or balance to their creation.
Honey can be light or dark, delicate of deep and nutty. Some honey's are intensely perfumed.
Honey is often used as a substitute or replacement for sugar, but because honey is typically sweeter than sugar less is required.
Honey is a great balance to acidic flavor and caramelized honey is a great base for dessert sauces.