• Three Fruit Marmalade

  • $12.00

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    Tart Red Star Grapefruit , Aromatic Meyer Lemons and Sweet Navel Oranges come together to bridge the citrus season and marry three distinct citrus into one merry medley.  This is  sweet-tart marmalade with a fine shred of citrus peel.  Delicious in the morning sun with a cup of Earl Grey tea and a warm scone.

    There is no truth to a folk etymology that claims the word derives from "Ma'am est malade" (French for "Madam is ill"), referring to Mary, Queen of Scots, because she used it as a medicine for a headache or upset stomach—or that during a bout of seasickness when sailing from France to Scotland, she turned to the sugary substance made of quinces by her French chef to ease her queasiness.  So there, thank you Wiki!  

    It is however true that in languages other than English, "marmalade" can mean preserves made with fruit other than citrus. For example, in Spanish all preserves are known generically as "mermelada" (there is no distinction made between jam, jelly, preserves or marmalade), and in Portuguese "marmelada" applies chiefly to quince marmalade.  In these United States we typically use the word "marmalade" to describe jam containing fruit peel, usually citrus fruit...


  • Three Fruit Marmalade
  • Three Fruit Marmalade

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