orange marmalade

lee clark

lee clark

12th January 2011
lee clark

orange marmalade

Scrub and boil oranges in water.
Simmer gently (covered) for 1½-2 hours till s...


  • 1/2 lb bitter oranges
  • 3 pint water
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 3lb sugar
  • 1/2 oz butter


Scrub and boil oranges in water.
Simmer gently (covered) for 1 1/2 -2 hours till soft.
Cool slightly and roughly chop oranges.
Put back in water with lemon juice and pips in muslin.
Add sugar and heat slowly till sugar melts.
Boil till setting point 106°C.
Stir in butter.
Leave to skin.
Stir gently.
Pot and cover

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.