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Marmalades

MARMALADE BUNS FOR BREAKFAST

A treat for all marmalade lovers

Buns for breakfast I am so pleased to find I made plenty of my quadruple peel marmalade last year. It will keep me going for the time being. I know very well that January is the month for making marmalade. The Seville oranges have arrived and it is always set in my mind that I will spend…
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MARMALADE – FOR BREAKFAST AND BEYOND

Nineteen ways to use your marmalade

It is that time of year when Seville oranges arrive on the stalls. I still aspire make a trip one winter to the orange groves of Spain and the renowned Ave Maria Seville orange farm For now, the time has come to transform these fruits into that wonderful tart and bitter golden preserve. Marmalade has many more uses, however, than just…
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TRIPLE PEEL – THE CROQUET PLAYERS MARMALADE

A trip to Fortnums and Masons Food Department to hand in my Dalemain competition entry

     WHEN MARMALADE MEETS CROQUET This is the l time of year when marmalade, which  I consider to be the best preserve of all, meets the game of croquet sometimes referred to as the king of games or the queen of sports in the TRIPLE PEEL MARMALADE  – The best preserve of all Probably more…
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THE WORLD’S ORIGINAL DALEMAIN MARMALADE AWARDS

With a special invitation to those living in the North of England

Now to the best competition in the preserves calendar. This week I am delighted to feature the Tenth Year of the Dalemain Marmalade Awards What makes this the fun part of making preserves is that all are invited to submit their homemade marmalade to fit a list of categories. There is also a label competition…
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A SPECTACULAR YEAR FOR SEVILLE ORANGES

A guest post from Ave Maria Farm in Seville

AS I LOOK FORWARD TO THE START OF THE MARMALADE SEASON, I AM DELIGHTED TO HAVE RECEIVED THIS POST FROM AMADORA GAHONA, the daughter of the owner of the AVE MARIA SEVILLE ORANGES FARM. THE OWNER is AMADORA FRAGA and pictured here ‘This is the story about our Sevilles oranges and it expresses the sentiments and…
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Marmalade

A sure set

Choosing fruits with high pectin content such lemons and oranges are a safe start if you are anxious about your marmalade or jam setting. The pectin in citrus fruit is high in the skin not in the fruit itself so don’t hold back adding peel. See Beryl’s list of high, medium and low pectin content on…
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