The apricot is a fruit similar to the peach but much smaller, pale yellow, or orange with some red shade. Get these fruits on the following coloring pictures below. Happy coloring.
The flesh is not very juicy, has a specific fibrous texture and floury consistency when the apricot is ripe.
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It is consumed mainly as fresh fruit, although it is also used to make some derivatives such as compotes, jams, and juices.
Dried apricots (dried apricots) have a laxative effect, while fresh apricots are an excellent remedy for diarrhea.
The apricot increases the defenses of our body, is recommended in situations of depression, poor appetite, and stunted growth. They should not be consumed by liver patients or people with delicate stomachs.
The apricot belongs to the Rosaceae family and is generally spherical but can also be flattened, with a diameter of about 3 cm.
The apricot is also called ‘alberchigo,’ and on the outside, it looks very much like a peach but much smaller and paler in color.
The color varies from pale yellow to orange, and many apricots show a soft red shade in the area that was most exposed to the sun.
The skin is pubescent; the flesh is not very juicy and has a nice firm texture that tends to be somewhat fibrous and floury when the apricot is very ripe.
Apricots must be eaten when they are very ripe, as only good exposure to sunlight produces tasty fruit. The best time to eat apricots in the northern hemisphere is between July and September.
Apricots can be eaten fresh as a table fruit or used in the manufacture of various products. When they are consumed raw, it is advisable to wash them beforehand to remove any impurities and dirt.
Among the derivatives of apricots are jams, compotes, juices, jams, canned apricots.
They are obtained from fresh apricots that dried in chambers at 65-70°C or in the sun after having been peeled, which considerably increases their shelf life.
As their water content decreases, a significant concentration of nutrients is produced, so the apricot’s nutritional value is much higher than that of fresh apricots.