Author: Seville Oranges

Dorie’s Marmalade Loaf Cake

If you have an open mind, marmalade can be one of the most versatile pantry staples. On the savory side, it garnishes root vegetable soup (it’s terrific with celeriac) and glazes roast chicken. On the sweet side, it makes a swell ingredient in stuffed crepes and cakes. Oh, I can make, and do make, fussy frosted layer cakes, and luscious glazed cakes turned out of tube pans. But I greatly prefer my repertoire of what I call “amiable cakes,” simple loaves of pound cake or fruited cakes in nine-inch rounds. All summer long, seasonal fruit becomes enveloped in the...

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Canada: Mad for Marmalade, Crazy for Citrus!

Sat, February 18, 2017, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Fort York National Historic Site, 250 Fort York Blvd (Toronto): 10th and final edition of the sensationally popular collaboration between the Culinary Historians of Canada and Fort York. Toronto’s most orange-tastic Saturday of the year includes marmalade-related talks, demonstrations and workshops, a preserving and baking competition, a marketplace and (of course!) a citrus-themed lunch. Admission: Early-bird tickets ($65 plus tax) are available until February 6. $75 plus tax afterwards. Pre-registration is required at 416-392-7484. Presenters Joel MacCharles, author of Batch Camilla Wynne, founder of Preservation Society and author of Preservation  Society Home...

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Lonely Planet proclaims Seville the top city of 2018

Seville is the #1 city you should visit next year, according to Lonely Planet. Seville, Spain took top honors in the travel site’s annual Best in Travel roundup, which names both cities and countries worth visiting in the coming year. Taking the top spot overall, is Seville, Spain, which editors applaud for having transformed itself from a gridlocked metropolis to a dynamic city of bikes and trams. The year 2018 is also poised to be a big one for the Andalusian capital, as it will host the European Film Awards and take a star role in the cult fantasy series Game of Thrones....

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