Apricot and pomegranate jelly

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Orchards in the Oasis: Recipes, travel and memories

By Josceline Dimbleby

Published 2010

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In the Ghouta, during the spring, my favourites - apricots and pomegranates - flowered at the same time, growing side by side like friends. Later, as their fruit ripened, the apricot trees looked as if they might collapse under the weight of the fruit. No shop-bought apricots can bring you the heaven of tree-ripened fruit, still warm from the sun that has brought it to a state of perfection. However, the real taste of apricots is not unattainable; something miraculous can happen when you co