Some of the the reviews on here make it seem that many who try this recipe don't realize that a marmalade is traditionally very different than a jam or jelly. It is supposed to have large pieces of rind in it. This is where the natural pectin is and what causes the gelling of the liquid. The preserved rind and juice of citrus is the definition of marmalade, it originated with the ancients, the Greeks, the Romans, the Byzantine s. It was a way to not waste any part of a fruit, or to use fruit that was of less quality. It was the Romans that originally brought the recipes for it to the British Isles, and then a 1000 years later during the 17th and 18th centuries, as it was all the rage to revamp anything from the ancient world, the recipes traveled with European colonists to the new world and were adapted to add new crops that they"discovered " growing here, such as sugar cane.
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Some of the the reviews on here make it seem that many who try this recipe don't realize that...