1 x 12.5Kg box of dried apricots
Dried apricots have an intense sweet-sour flavour and are high in fibre. Try using them to add some robust sweetness to stuffings, sausages or stews.
Alternatively, they are lovely as a snack, in tagines, couscous, use whole/chopped in salads, with nuts, add them to sweet pastries, in cereals, smoothies, muffins.
Apricots have been cultivated in Central Asia since antiquity, and dried ones were an important commodity on the Silk Road. They could be transported over huge distances due to their long shelf life. Before the 20th century, they were ubiquitous in the Ottoman, Persian, and Russian Empires. In more recent times, California was the largest producer, before being overtaken by Turkey, where about 95% of the production is provided by the Malatya Province.
Ingredients: Sun dried apricots, rice flour and sulphur dioxide