5 1/2 cups coarsely chopped pluots
, such as Flavor Supreme or Flavor King; or plums, such as Santa Rosa (from 3 lbs.
Grocery store dumpsters spilling over with surplus pluots
and still-edible hot dogs have emerged as an attention-getting symbol for muckrakers eager to illustrate the excesses of our broken corporate food industry.
On July 19, 2014, a packing company in California (company A) voluntarily recalled certain lots of stone fruits, including whole peaches, nectarines, plums, and pluots
, because of concern about contamination with Listeria monocytogenes based on internal company testing (1).
green onions, onions, tomatoes, portobello mushroom, white button mushrooms, leeks, celery ribs, cucumbers, salad mix, basil leaves, bay leaf, rosemary, thyme, red grapes, lemon, blueberries, peaches, pluots
, and nectarines.
, relative newcomers to the spectacular lineup of summer fruits, are among the most tantalizing, yet difficult to identify--because each of the many plum-apricot hybrids, from pluots
and plumcots to apriums and apriplums, include dozens of varieties that are both similar and unique.
(hybrid of a plum and apricot) and fennel make an excellent combination with this celery base.
Simple syrup and salt to taste To serve: Liquid nitrogen, as needed For the garnish: Popcorn Cilantro blossoms Thinly sliced ginger Popcorn shoots Rau ram leaves ** Finely chopped pluots
* available from www.
The best way to eat pluots
or apriums is to devour them on the spot.
Also in the produce aisle is an array of tree fruits--apples, peaches, pears, pluots
As a matter of fact, apricots and plums can hybridize with each other and produce fruit that are variously called pluots
, plumcots, or apriums.
Sweet, sweet varieties of peaches, nectarines, apricots, plums and pluots
make up our exclusive collection of tree-ripened fruits from California.
Heaps of melons, peaches, pluots
, nectarines, heirloom tomatoes and potatoes, wax and green beans, red and golden raspberries, plums, greens, lettuces and herbs, flowers, cheeses, nuts - all are among the colorful and fragrant agricultural offerings you'll find at farmers markets around Southern California.