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the making of Apricot Jam | 杏ジャム作り Part 2

the making of Apricot Jam | 杏ジャム作り Part 2

Our apricot quest was fruitful than I expected. Lots of apricots, lots of ume (the soft pulp – nanko ume) and some red rhubarb along the way home through an different area of Nagano prefecture, the Hara Mura area.

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Quest for Apricots | 杏の里を訪ねて、、 Part 1

Quest for Apricots | 杏の里を訪ねて、、 Part 1

Although we’ve been encountering continuous rain during this ‘monsoon’ season, there are few days of hiatus here and there where when we decided to take a trip known to be the ‘Home of the Apricots’ in Nagano-prefecture (I will place a link but unfortunately none of the web pages have English sites).

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