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Synonyms for apricot

Asian tree having clusters of usually white blossoms and edible fruit resembling the peach

downy yellow to rosy-colored fruit resembling a small peach

a shade of pink tinged with yellow

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Friquet, whose eye, ever on the alert, could alone have discovered them, had gone to devour his apricots upon the entablature of a house in the square of Notre Dame.
Grant: "these potatoes have as much the flavour of a Moor Park apricot as the fruit from that tree.
Grant hardly knows what the natural taste of our apricot is: he is scarcely ever indulged with one, for it is so valuable a fruit; with a little assistance, and ours is such a remarkably large, fair sort, that what with early tarts and preserves, my cook contrives to get them all.
She still screamed and sobbed lustily, kicked her two brothers for offering to touch her, and all their united soothings were ineffectual till Lady Middleton luckily remembering that in a scene of similar distress last week, some apricot marmalade had been successfully applied for a bruised temple, the same remedy was eagerly proposed for this unfortunate scratch, and a slight intermission of screams in the young lady on hearing it, gave them reason to hope that it would not be rejected.
I love greatly the apricot tree which is carved on the door, with this play of words:
Even different varieties of the pear take with different degrees of facility on the quince; so do different varieties of the apricot and peach on certain varieties of the plum.
The jams, as being of a less masculine temperament, and as wearing curlpapers, announced themselves in feminine caligraphy, like a soft whisper, to be Raspberry, Gooseberry, Apricot, Plum, Damson, Apple, and Peach.
Doubtless that joy is wrought up into our nature, as the sunlight of long-past mornings is wrought up in the soft mellowness of the apricot, but it is gone for ever from our imagination, and we can only BELIEVE in the joy of childhood.
Whether you eat it dried, or fresh, apricots are a good source of dietary fiber.
Add 125g self-raising flour, 185g Greenvale Perfect for Cakes Soft Spread, 100g chopped apricots, 55g finely chopped walnuts, and 185g caster sugar to a bowl and mix well.
But as summer speeds forward, so do the opportunities for new recipes, as ingredients move into their prime seasons We're just entering the, forgive the pun, sweet spot of apricot season and I'm delighted, because apricots are one of my absolute favourite fruits.
SERVES 6-8 INGREDIENTS 350g homemade or ready-rolled bought sweet shortcrust pastry 1kg fresh apricots (don't worry if they are a bit hard) 3 tbsp Amaretto liqueur 100ml creme fraiche 1 large egg, beaten 2 tbsp heather honey 1 heaped tbsp plain flour 2 heaped tbsp ground hazelnuts or almonds Icing sugar to finish METHOD Preheat the oven to 180C/160C fan/Gas 4 and place a baking sheet on the middle shelf.
and sHine 2 apricots 10 raspberries 2 carrots Handful of Spring greens 1 tsp ground turmeric Lovely and sweet, with the earthy taste of turmeric, this juice will protect the cells from free radical damage.
Turkish businessmen ready to export apricots from Batken region, reports Turmush.
While very small amounts of English grown apricots have appeared on supermarket shelves over the last few years this is the first time that any substantial volume has been available.