Caramelized Oranges

Caramelized Oranges

Ingredients: 8 oranges 8 oz (250g) caster sugar 1/2 pint (300 ml) water   Method: 1.    Peel the rind from two oranges very thinly.  Cut into narrow strips and plunge into boiling water for 5 minutes. 2.    Drain and rinse in cold.  Remove the pith and peel from...
Lime Curd

Lime Curd

Ingredients: (Prep: 15 minutes) 200g (7 oz) unsalted butter 700g (1lb 9oz) granulated sugar Grated zest of 4-5 limes 300ml (10 fl.oz) lime juice (4-5 limes) 300ml (10 fl.oz) eggs (4-5 eggs)   Method: 1.  Place the butter, sugar, lime zest and juice in a large...

Rum and Raisin Marmalade

Ingredients: 1.5 lbs (675 g) sweet oranges, sliced thinly 1.5 lbs (675 g) lemons, sliced thinly 3 pints (1.7 litres) water 6 oz (175 g) raisins 6 lbs (2.7 kg) granulated sugar   Method: 1.    Place the citrus fruits in a preserving pan, with the water and the...

Candied Peel

Ingredients: 2 oranges 2 lemons 1 lb (500 g) granulated sugar 1/2 pint (300 ml) water   Method: 1.     Scrub the fruit.  Cut into quarters and remove flesh.  Simmer peel in a little water for 1  1/2 hours until tender. 2.    Drain and make the liquid up to 1/2...

Dried Apricot Curd

Ingredients: 12 oz (350 g) dried apricots, soaked overnight Juice and rind of 1 lemon 12 oz (350 g) caster sugar 8 oz (225 g) unsalted butter 4 large eggs   Method: 1.    Cook the fruit with the lemon juice and rind until soft in the water used for soaking. ...
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