Apricots that are just ripe are easiest to peel when blanched. If you can't find toasted hazelnuts, you can roast them in a 350-degree oven until fragrant and golden brown, about 15 minutes. Rub warm nuts vigorously with a kitchen towel to remove the skins.
Two types of honey lend this luscious tart its elusive taste. Intensely floral leatherwood honey, which could easily overwhelm the buttery shortbread-like crust and mild pine nuts, is tempered by mellow acacia honey.