Author: Seville Oranges

The City of Seville

SEVILLE HISTORY. THE CITY OF SEVILLE. Seville has a rich and fascinating history. The Romans governed the whole of Spain for more than six centuries. Their first colony was  Italica which may still be visited today. The Romans changed the face of the countryside and towns, building aqueducts and long straight roads to link the major towns. Today some of the best preserved artifacts from this period can be found at the city’s magnificent  Archaelogical Museum. But it was the Moslem civilization which was to have the most lasting impact on the city. Their reign lasted for nearly 800...

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The genuine bitter orange cake

The genuine bitter orange cake made with seville oranges Ingredients 3 tbsp good-quality thick marmalade (we used Frank Cooper’s Thick Cut Oxford marmalade) 150g pot natural bio yogurt 3 eggs 175g golden caster sugar 200g self-raising flour ½ tsp baking powder 175g butter, softened zest 1 orange 2 tsp poppy seeds, toasted For the sticky topping juice ½ orange 5 tbsp marmalade Method Heat oven to 160C/fan 140C/gas 3. Butter a deep, medium-sized loaf tin (about 20 x 10cm, measured from the top), then line the base with a rectangle of non-stick baking paper. Put the marmalade into a...

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