Saturday, June 20, 2015

Pickled Orange Wedges

Wipe 8 oranges, cut into sections. Put in a saucepan covered with water and 1/4 teaspoon carb soda, bring to the boil and simmer for 10 minutes. In another saucepan put:-

2&1/2 cups vinegar
8cm (3") stick cinnamon
1 teaspoon allspice
2 cups sugar
12 whole cloves
2cm (1") piece fresh ginger

Method: Bring to boil, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Drain orange wedges and put in pan with vinegar syrup. Bring to boil and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove orange wedges with slotted spoon and pack in hot dry jars. Boil the syrup and top up jars, cover and seal ready to eat in one week.

Source: contributed by M. Frith in Gulnare Gourmets (Adelaide: Gulnare Primary School Welfare Club, 1984 [2nd edition]), p.132.

2 comments:

Clothes In Books said...

I think there's something very appealing about these. I like the idea.

vicki (skiourophile) said...

It's a slippery slope. One minute you're pickling oranges, the next you're arranging potato crisps on a tuna and pineapple mornay. Be very careful... ;-)

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