And that's it, apricots, sugar, lemon juice, vanilla and kernels waiting for the electricity to come back on
and while they waited they went gooey and syrupy and gave off a wonderful aroma of vanilla and almonds and summery apricots
They waited until 4.30 in the afternoon when the house suddenly sprung in to action with whirring and bleeping noises loud music and vacuum cleaner sounds. I turned up the heat under the saucepan and boiled the apricots for twenty minutes until thick.
Here is the recipe explained properly