Marmalade is a type of jam or preserves made from citrus fruits, such as oranges, lemons, limes, and grapefruits. It is often used as a spread on toast, muffins, and other baked goods. Marmalade can also be used to flavor custards, ice cream, and other desserts. There is a wide variety of marmalades available, ranging from mild and sweet to sharp and tangy. Marmalade is often made with sugar, water, and lemon juice or other citrus juices, and can be flavored with spices, nuts, and other ingredients. It is typically cooked in a saucepan until it reaches a thick consistency. Marmalade is a popular condiment in many countries, including the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand. Read on for news, articles, and videos about marmalade.
If you've got an excess of lemons let me introduce you to Lemon Jam. It's not lemon marmalade, it's a lemon jam! This recipe is a beautiful way to use up excess lemons. Once you lightly squeeze the lemons of their juice then this uses up the zest and pulp! If you love lemon flavour this is a pushy recipe Dear Reader!
If you've got an excess of oranges (or even better, home grown oranges) then you must try making this orange curd! This is a wonderful way of using up oranges that makes for a delicious breakfast spread or an alternative to jam or marmalade. Here I give you a recipe to make this on the stovetop, microwave or Thermomix so that making your own home made orange curd is a cinch!