High time for apricots

We have discovered that apricots are already mature in some parts of the island. Take the opportunity to enjoy this wonderful refreshing fruit. Eat it fresh from the tree or why not make marmalade or a good apricot wine? Also why not visit the apricot festival in Esentepe that kicks off today, Friday, May 29, for fun activities and to taste good apricots in their various delicious forms.

Apricot Marmalade recipe:
400 g fresh apricots
150 g fresh peaches
½ lime juice / juice
4 tablespoons white wine
400 g jam sugar
1 teaspoon ground cardamom

Deseed the fruit and cut it into pieces. Boil the fruit until they start to break apart.

Add the wine, lime juice and jam sugar. Let boil for a further 2 minutes and add the ground cardamom.

Pour into clean glass jars and place in the fridge.



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At the age of ten Sophia moved from Sweden in 1998 and has since lived in several locations around the world including Spain, and has been residing in North Cyprus for four years now. Her educational background is in marketing, hotel management and real estate, and she now works as a real estate agent and is editor in chief for New Cyprus Magazine. If you any questions for Sophia, please write to: