Seville oranges come on to the market in early January so if you intend making marmalade this is the time, as the oranges don’t keep well and are bulky to freeze.
Aim for a chunky marmalade, quite deep in colour. Small quantities like this aren’t too much work and home-made marmalade is superior to anything you can buy. At Gidleigh Park we make 20 cases of Seville oranges into marmalade each January and towards the end it drives me nuts. This
Jams are generally simpler to make but, in truth, you can usually buy jam cheaper than make it, and the product will not be noticeably different.
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