July 19, 2012

Apricots Simmered with Sugar, Part III/あんずの砂糖煮、パート3

For my third pack of apricots, I tried another method:  Put apricots in an I-Wrap bag, add sugar, and heat in a microwave oven for 3 + 2 minutes.  The resultant apricots were much more sour than those simmered in a pot.  I really liked them!

I bought two more packs today, and processed them in the same way:


Sissi said...

Hiroyuki, I feel I am not using even half of the possibilities of my microwave! I only reheat things there... I would never think of simmering fruit this way.

Hiroyuki said...

Sissi: I was amazed at the difference in flavor. Obviously, less cooking time means less loss of acidity.