then put in the Orange Rind, and boil them
together, till you find by cooling a little of it, that it will jelly
very well, then put in the Juice of two Oranges, and one Limmon, and
boil it a little longer; and then put it up in Gally-pots.
Orange Marmalade Old Elizabethan Dessert Recipe
The above Old dessert recipe for Orange Marmalade is written in totally different
way to today's recipe books.
There were no lists of ingredients - these were included as part of
Food and ingredient measurements were extremely basic - quantities
were not often specified.
Temperature control was difficult and therefore not specified.
Cooking times were vague - and left to the cook to decide.
It was assumed that the reader would already have some knowledge of
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