Seville Orange Marmalade

Thanks to the previous article I managed to buy some Seville oranges this year; tried other years but was always too late.  Not sure whether Seville oranges are still around but I found mine at Batty’s in Lord Street, Gainsborough; they had piles of them.  I was taken a little by surprise when I saw them and hadn’t looked at a recipe so I bought three pounds hoping that would be enough, it was, my recipe required one pound! 

Last year one reason I came second with my Scotch Marmalade was because it wasn’t as evenly cut of the winning jar so this year I decided to mince my oranges.  No one said just how many pips are in one Seville orange.  I thought I’d got them all out but after jarring the marmalade a couple came to the top.  It will be just my luck for our judge to find a pip in my exhibit, if all 15 jars haven’t either been eaten or given away by then.

Below is a pictorial step by step guide to making my jar of Seville Orange Marmalade:

Seville OrangesGoing through the mincerJust look at those pips!Is it ever going to set?The finished article


About sturtonandstowshow

The Sturton and Stow Agricultural and Horticultural Association celebrated its 126th anniversary in 2013. The next Annual Show will be held on 4th October 2014 at the Sturton- by-Stow Primary School and Youth Wing. The classes include: flowers, cacti, fruit, vegetables, roots, corn, cakes, art, handicrafts, floral art, cookery and photography. We also aim have a wide range of displays from local organisations and crafts people as well as a classic car display.
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