Umeboshi are actually a pickled apricot that closely resembles a plum. Known for their salty and sour taste, umeboshi have a unique, refreshing flavour and a distinctive aroma.
Umeboshi are made by pickling apricots in salt, sugar, vinegar and honey for several months. This process gives them a tangy and salty flavour, with a hint of sweetness and a unique umami taste that can complement a wide range of dishes.
Eaten as delicacy just as they are or boiled and seasoned with rice, they can be used in a variety of dishes, including rice bowls, salads, dressings and marinades They can also be touched briefly to the grill to accentuate their fruit filled fragrance or added to a cake for a delicious umami taste. They can also be enjoyed as a snack on their own or as a garnish for cocktails and mocktails.
Umeboshi plums are also known for their nutritional benefits. They are rich in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, including potassium, calcium and iron, making them a healthy and nutritious addition to your diet.
Available in 100g & 500g packs.
Suitable for a vegan diet.
Store in a cool, dark place. Refrigerate once open.