My Darling Clementine

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Sweet Dreams

By Josceline Dimbleby

Published 1985

  • About

Clementines are sweet and seedless and the skin becomes tender when stewed. The mixture of apricot with the slightly marmalade-like taste of the clementines is lovely.


  • 8 oz (225 g) dried apricots
  • 8–10 oz (225–275


Rinse the dried apricots and soak them in water for at least 3 hours. Drain them and put in a saucepan. Cut the clementines, unpeeled, into six and add to the apricots. Add 4 oz (100 g) of the caster