Microwave Citrus Marmalade

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Ingredients:

1.5 lb (675 g) (choose any) citrus fruit, washed, quartered and pips removed and reserved

15 fl oz (450 ml) water

3 lbs (1.3 kg) sugar

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Method:

1.    Place the prepared fruit in a food processor and whizz until chopped to the consistency you prefer – chunky or smooth.

2.    Place in a large bowl suitable for the microwave, with the water.  Put the pips in a muslin bag and add to the bowl.  Cook on full power for 15 minutes.

3.    Stir in the sugar and microwave on medium power for 60 minutes or until setting point is reached, stirring thoroughly every 10 minutes.  Remove any scum.

4.    Allow to stand for 10 minutes and then remove the bag of pips.  Pour into cooled, sterilized jars and seal. Label and store.

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Author: Tamzin

Food activist and childhood nutrition advocate Tamzin Cochrane helps the busiest of people to cook up something healthy and delicious, even after a long day. She also helps companies and schools educate around—and create a culture and environment that truly supports healthy eating. Decades in the foodservice and hospitality industry have given Tamzin a well-rounded perspective on mealtime. She is passionate about bringing back the lost art of families and friends cooking together, and she loves seeing people enjoy the amazing tastes and textures of their communal effort. Inspiring children to cook and expand there horizons on food is very important. She shares this message through virtual coaching and video courses, by speaking at corporations, schools, and events, and through her recently-released video courses. Tamzin is found most often at The Pinny and Trowel Cooking School, which she opened in early 2020, it is located in Austin TX. Tamzin was born in England, grew up in Scotland, and now lives in Austin, Texas with her husband (who incidentally, is Scottish but grew up in England) and their children.

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