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Its Marmalade Time

January 26, 2015

Now in stock....seville oranges to make delicious homemade marmalade.  We also stock preseving sugar for that extra good taste.
why not try this recipe....
900g/2lb Seville oranges
2 Lemons
2.8litres/5pints water
1.5kg/3lb warmed preserving sugar
*Scrub the fruit  well, squeeze into a bowl, reserve pips.
*Slice the peel thick or thinly as you wish.
*Tie the pips in a muslin bag, then place with peel in a large muslin bag or clean j cloth. Tie with string.
*Transfer to a preserving pan or stock pot with the water, and simmer for about 2 hours until peel is soft and transpaprent. you may need to add more water during cooking time due to evaporation.
*Add the sugar to the pan over a medium-low heat and stir whilst bringing to the boil.
*Boil rapidly until setting point is reached at 105C/220F. This may take 20mins
*Remove the muslin bag and discard the pips.Stir the peel into the marmalade.
*Allow to cool for 15mins, to distribute the fruit evenly between the jam.
*Pot in warm jars and seal.
*Most importantly of all enjoy on a thick slice of Davies bread with welsh butter!!