Author: Seville Oranges

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Vivien Lloyd is an inspirational tutor, author, preserver and baker who encourages novices and artisans to refine their skills, instilling passion for genuinely top quality products. Vivien Lloyd‘s style of teaching is passionate, inspirational… Information for the next events: —> Click...

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Pomelo – Citrus Maxima

Citrus maxima, the pomelo (also called pummelo or shaddock) in the Rutaceae (citrus family). It is a medium-sized tree but the largest of all Citrus species, with large leaves, flowers, and fruits. The species is native to southern China and Malaysia (and possibly other parts of southeast Asia), and is now cultivated in many tropical and semi-tropical countries for its large fruits. This species was a progenitor of the grapefruit (C. X paradisi) and the tangelo (C. reticulata), among other modern citrus hybrids.   Etymology Citrus maximawas originally called “shaddock” in English, after the captain of an East India Company ship who introduced it to Jamaica in 1696....

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Azahar – Orange Blossom

The smell of oranges evokes pure energy, bright, sunny and fresh days. Very aromatic. White flower notes, mixed with green herbs creating a genuine and refined scent. The Orange blossom is the fragrant flower of the Citrus sinensis (orange tree). It is used in perfume making, has been written about as an aphrodisiac. It is traditionally associated with good fortune and has been popular in bridal bouquets and head wreaths for weddings. Orange blossom essence is an important component in the making of perfume. The petals of orange blossom can also be made into the delicately scented orange flower water (as an alternative to rose water), a common part of both French cuisine and Middle Eastern cuisine (most often as an ingredient in desserts and baked...

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Seville Traditional Bitter Orange Marmalade

This recipe was donated by Ave Maria Farm where they grow the world renowned organic Seville oranges that are so waited on in supermarkets, with bated breath, by marmalade making fanatics up and down the country. The farm is run by three amazing women who look after, care for and consider it a privilege to grow these special Seville organic oranges in the special Spanish soil.   Ingredient 1 1/2 pounds Seville Oranges. 4 pints water. Juice of 1 lemon. Sugar.   Method Wash the fruit and cut in half. Squeeze out the juice and the pips. Cut the peel into...

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Seville orange curd

This is a recipe for how to make jars of sunshine. It feels kind of strange that Seville oranges are in season during January, when they look and taste (to me at least) like the warmest of July days. A longing for the warmer months is starting to creep up me just now. I can feel it. It always comes about during this part of winter, when the sun is at its most feeble and it seems like a lifetime ago that we were able to set foot outside the front door without a hundred layers on our backs....

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