An exquisite summer stone fruit with a velvety exterior and sweet, tangy flesh. It belongs to the rose family (like prunes), and is related to nectarines, peaches, almonds and other stone fruits.
Apricots are nutritious and versatile. They have a good amount of vitamin A, and amounts of vitamin B & C, calcium, iron, potassium and protein.
- Freshest in summer.... Aussie apricots are in November to February.
- Good for 'car fuel' as snacks, dried or raw, on long summer road trips! Toss in salads, or bake (jam, curd, tart filling, chutney, or pair with chicken and lamb dishes).
- Store in container in fridge crisper for 2 weeks.