Succulent and versatile apricots are used in recipes as varied as apricot chicken, apricot cake and apricot compote. Or why not try making your own apricot jam?
Apricot loaf is just the perfect thing with a cup of tea on a cold day! The smell of it baking fills the kitchen. A little orange zest adds a nice touch.
Next time you have some leftover white bread, try making this delicious pudding which includes dried apricots.
A different kind of fruit bread using dried apricots, cinnamon, orange juice and honey. Made easier by making in the bread machine.
Honey mustard chicken is made even more delicious with the addition of fruity apricot jam. Serve over white rice.
Apricots join a ricotta based almond cream in this easy tart that also includes ingredients like rum and honey to create a family favourite.
This apricot banana bread is loaded with dried apricots, walnuts, bananas and butter. This is great served warm or cold with a layer of butter for a snack.
This is a South African braai (barbecue) kebab - a sosatie - that could also be made with venison or beef. Leave the meat and vegetables to marinate overnight for best flavour.
This is a recipe that I've tweaked a little, though it was originally one that an old housemate of mine used to cook all the time, that she got from her mother. I was a bit hesitant to try it at first but enjoyed it so much it has since become one of my favourite dishes. It's a bit richer and more flavoursome than other apricot chicken dishes I've tried, but all the better for it.
Couscous is a convenient, easy stand-by for salads with a difference. Here it is complemented by a spiced citrus vinaigrette, dried fruit and nuts. Serve as a side dish with lamb or poultry.
The crumble mixture for this recipe creates a base as well as the top. I prefer to use fresh apricots but when out of season I am known to use tinned apricots.