Tag Archives: Seville Oranges

Citrus Fool Dessert (looking a gift horse in the mouth)


With whipped cream, Seville orange curd and cherry compote, what’s not to like? And it’s easy to make!

A couple of weeks ago, one of our former students showed up at the college and started stacking up crates and crates of Seville oranges. Eighty kilos of Seville oranges. One hundred and seventy-six pounds of Seville oranges.

These oranges were free for the asking, and he thought that since we made marmalade for the college every winter, we might want to make a bit more. Let me tell you, that’s a lot of marmalade.

We were a bit daunted, and we immediately set to work on one of the boxes, which yielded 27 litres of chopped oranges, juice and water, later to be boiled with equal amounts of sugar to become quite a bit of marmalade for our store cupboard. Only seventy kilos to go. Continue reading

Almond Orange Marmalade Cake



Almond Orange Marmalade Cake

This cake is one of the best things to come from marmalade.

Winter has its perks. Orange marmalade is one of them.

Every January, the UK shops stock up on Seville oranges. These Spanish beauties are the literally bitter reminders of a sunnier place. Bright orange and delicious-looking, Sevilles are unpalatable on their own, but with the addition of Continue reading