[nafex] Umeboshi, Japanese apricot, Chinese plum: Prized fruit by any name (LA Times)

Brungardt, Sam (MPCA) sam.brungardt at state.mn.us
Wed Jan 9 11:08:52 EST 2013


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Los Angeles Times
The Japanese apricot -- a plant native to China, actually -- is one of the longest lived of the flowering fruit trees. It's a symbol of resilience in the face of adversity thanks to its early flowers, delicate promises of spring that can begin ...

Umeboshi, Japanese apricot, Chinese plum: Prized fruit by any name<http://www.latimes.com/features/home/la-lh-growing-umeboshi-20130108,0,7655132.story>
By Jeff Spurrier
[Description: Umeboshi, Japanese apricot, Chinese plum: Prized fruit by any name]<http://www.latimes.com/features/home/la-lh-growing-umeboshi-20130108,0,7655132.story>
Story | January 8, 2013 | 7:53 PM
... smoked, boiled or cured with sugar, salt or alcohol, a lengthy process that can take months. The Japanese turn them into umeboshi (sour plum) and add them to sushi for a distinctive salty-and-sour punch. Koreans and Chinese use the fruit to make ...


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