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Marmalade-making time again at The Dulaig B&B

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Marmalade-making time again at The Dulaig B&B
Just finished making the first batch the year of of Seville orange marmalade. These little bitter oranges are too sharp to eat uncooked but they do make amazing marmalades! The batches I made today include Seville and Ginger, Seville and Demerara and our own very special recipe, Whisky Mac which has a good measure of Laphroig Scotch Malt whisky.  As you can see I like to use recycled glass jars. Our guests will have plenty of delicious marmalades to choose from, ...
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Marmalade-making!

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Marmalade-making!
Phew, here are some of the jars of marmalade I made this week for guests' breakfasts at The Dulaig! For just a few short weeks in January Seville oranges become available in the shops. These special fruits are perfect for using to make mamalade. Bitter to taste when fresh, with the addition of sugar and lemon juice (and plenty elbow-grease to chop and slice them) they are transformed by cooking into zingy gorgeousness!  Adding demerara instead of refined sugar gives the marmalade...
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