Fruit Leather


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By Darra Goldstein

Published 1999

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Wherever a rare natural widening occurs along the mountain highways, local residents sit by the roadside hawking their foods and crafts—plums and apples, peaches and apricots, colorful knitted mittens and socks. These roadside stands sell the best tklapi, fruit leather made from the tkemali plum that is the favored souring agent for soups and stews.

For snacking, Georgians enjoy a sweet fruit leather of apricots or peaches, made following the same procedure as for sour