[Apricots’ time]

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Apricots… What to say about apricots?
A golden velvety skin.
A sweet tender flesh.
Really you must love them!

I’m lucky to have an apricot tree in the back of my garden and though the tree is really old, it still produces the best apricots one can have. Juicy, sweet and soft… In one word: the perfect apricot.

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It seems the combinations are endless. But with apricots i usually prefer to keep it simple.
Bite in a luscious apricot just picked from the tree.
Or cook them into a compote.
Or mix them with ice, as below, to get a fresh summer drink.
Or slice them finely and sprinkle over a goat’s milk faiselle with a drizzle of honey.Today i’d like to discover something new and i am interested in the ways YOU use apricots.
Do you have a favourite recipe using apricots?
I am looking for a sophisticated dessert that highlights the freshness of apricots.
Any suggestion welcomed!

Summer apricot iced drink

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This drink embodies the fruit at its purest form. No added sugar, just ice and water.
It is very refreshing, as you may have already guessed.
I love to have this after a hot summer day or even in the morning, for breakfast.

Summer apricot iced drink

serves 2

4 apricots
2 cups ice cubes
1/4 cup iced water
a handful of icecubes, extra

Put everything into a food processor and blitz for at least 40 seconds.
Pour in tall glasses and add extra icecubes.
Serve and chill your mouth!