[Sca-cooks] Agave syrup

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Sat Jul 25 19:19:30 PDT 2009

Cheaper book would be this one: Baking with Agave Nectar
 By Ania Catalano, Lara Hata

Agave mead is mentioned in Doña Tomás
 By Thomas Schnetz, Dona Savitsky, Mike Wille, Ed Anderson, Richard 
(FRW) Rodriguez

There's a full view of this one: Notes on Agave and Furcraea in India
 By James Ramsay Drummond, David Prain

Apparently it's a vegan thing and used instead of honey.

Johnna again
> There is a book--  Agaves of Continental North America
> By Howard Scott Gentry
> Johnnae 
Does anyone know the history of agave syrup also called agave nectar?  
Has anyone fermented with it, like honey, to produce an agave "mead" or 
experimented with the light, medium, and dark varieties sold?


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