bitter orange coulis

steve bennett

steve bennett

12th January 2012
steve bennett

bitter orange coulis

nice accompaniment for chocolate desserts or as part of a citrus dish. keeps a great vibrant orange colour.


  • oranges....
  • (1 makes a decent squeezy bottle full)


cover the oranges in a pan witcold water. bring to the boil, then refresh under cold running water.
repeat this 10 times.
weigh the fruit at the end, and add an equal amount of sugar. break/chop the oranges and bring gently to a boil, and cook until the sugar is dissolved.
liquidize and pass through a fine sieve.

In these challenging times…

The Staff Canteen team are taking a different approach to keeping our website independent and delivering content free from commercial influence. Our Editorial team have a critical role to play in informing and supporting our audience in a balanced way. We would never put up a paywall and restrict access – The Staff Canteen is open to all and we want to keep bringing you the content you want; more from younger chefs, more on mental health, more tips and industry knowledge, more recipes and more videos. We need your support right now, more than ever, to keep The Staff Canteen active. Without your financial contributions this would not be possible.

Over the last 12 years, The Staff Canteen has built what has become the go-to platform for chefs and hospitality professionals. As members and visitors, your daily support has made The Staff Canteen what it is today. Our features and videos from the world’s biggest name chefs are something we are proud of. We have over 500,000 followers across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and other social channels, each connecting with chefs across the world. Our editorial and social media team are creating and delivering engaging content every day, to support you and the whole sector - we want to do more for you.

A single coffee is more than £2, a beer is £4.50 and a large glass of wine can be £6 or more.

Support The Staff Canteen from as little as £1 today. Thank you.