[Sca-cooks] Uses for fresh apricots???
Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius
adamantius1 at verizon.net
Sat Aug 2 11:20:51 PDT 2008
On Aug 2, 2008, at 1:59 PM, S CLEMENGER wrote:
> Hello, all!
> I'm looking for recipes (period or not) that make use of fresh
> apricots. While doing my cardio yesterday (I walk outside, using
> the hiking/trail system in town), I found a gi-NORMOUS tree with
> almost-ripe apricots, quite free for the picking. I'll use about a
> half-gallon of them for liqueur, and probably more for a batch of
> conserves, or maybe some sort of simple, fresh tart? (a gallete,
> maybe? did I spell that correctly?)
> After that, I run out of ideas....
Here's a clafoutis recipe that seems the most like the ones I'm
familiar with from my time doing Provencale stuff. It's basically a
baked, glorified apple pancake cooked in a tart pan, but generally
made with cherries or apricots. There's a lot of weird nouvelle
variations out there, but this one looks more like the real deal:
"Most men worry about their own bellies, and other people's souls,
when we all ought to worry about our own souls, and other people's
-- Rabbi Israel Salanter
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