JANUARY

Another year, another batch of marmalade. I was going to make some traditional Seville orange marmalade but the oranges in the shop were so small and tired-looking that I opted for red grapefruit again. It is tried and tested and as I made a double amount I have got 14 jars. Perfect set, delicious flavour.

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MARMALADE

There are jobs that have to be done in between my other activities on the allotment. Marmalade making is one of them.

I have tried many recipes, from the traditional to the more obscure but Nigel Slater‘s one is by far the best. I’m sure he wouldn’t mind that I changed it a bit – instead of the specified pink grapefruit I use red grapefruit. The result is quite delicious. Because it is so good and because I don’t find the red grapefruit every time I would want, I tend to make a double amount. Quite a task but well worth the effort!

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SOME MORE…

…red grapefruit marmalade was needed so I just had to make more. It is a lengthy process but well worth the trouble. I’m using Nigel Slater‘s recipe for pink grapefruit marmalade but substitute red ones for the pink, that’s all. The result is very tasty!

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And because it is so popular I usually make a double amount – we can’t run out, can we?