Chunky Seville Marmalade

Preparation info

  • Makes

    3.5–4.5 kg

    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Times Calendar Cookbook

By Katie Stewart

Published 1977

  • About

An abundance of citrus fruits means it’s marmalade-making time. Sweet oranges, lemons and grapefruit are available all year round but the bitter Seville oranges which make the best marmalade have only a short season from about the middle of January to the end of February.


  • 1.25 kg/3 lb Seville oranges
  • 2.75 litres/5


Scrub the oranges and pick off the small disc at the stalk end. Place in a large saucepan and cover with 2.25 litres (4 pints) of the water. It may be necessary to use two saucepans with half the oranges a