A Taste of Honey

Appears in

Kitchen of Light: New Scandinavian Cooking

Kitchen of Light

By Andreas Viestad

Published 2003

“Bees are something you do not understand, Andreas. But when you do, new horizons will open up to you,” my grandfather once told me in a rare moment of grandparental conversation. My grandfather was normally a man of few words and even fewer opinions, and I felt tremendously privileged to have been found worthy of his confidence. And he was most certainly right. I did not understand, but I immediately started guessing what his cryptic message could mean. Then, a few moments later, he added, as if to clarify: “You see, bees make honey.”