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seville oranges available

JadeMyst Jan 6, 2010 04:17 PM

I bought some seville oranges today at Akhavan on Sherbrooke at Grand Boul. for marmalade. They're $1.99 / lb. I'm not sure if the PA on Fort has them yet or not, but just letting you know they're available now.

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    pavlova RE: JadeMyst Jan 7, 2010 07:47 AM

    Great--thanks! I smell marmalade...

    1. TheSnowpea RE: JadeMyst Jan 7, 2010 03:42 PM

      For the sake of reference, last year, I got my Sevilles over at Rocky Montana; they were cheaper there. I'll skip this year: I still have marmalade leftover from last year's marmalade making obsession LOL!

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        carswell RE: TheSnowpea Jan 7, 2010 03:55 PM

        Seville oranges aren't just for marmalade. They're great in seafood dishes (I often squeeze them like a lemon over simply roasted, broiled or fried fish) and are my favourite citrus for ceviche. And they're key for roast chicken with Seville oranges and cumin, a report on which -- with a link to the recipe -- you'll find here: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/4847...

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          JadeMyst RE: carswell Jan 7, 2010 05:15 PM

          I use my seville marmalade in making an oil & wine vinegar salad dressing. I've heard of using seville oranges in making ceviche and roasting chicken but hadn't tried it yet as I tend to use all mine in marmalade, thx Carswell for the link.

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            TheSnowpea RE: carswell Jan 8, 2010 04:06 AM

            Great suggestions! I always keep limes and lemons in my fridge for cooking and for drinks; I'll give Sevilles a whirl as well!

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          foodie_mtl RE: JadeMyst Jan 8, 2010 10:40 AM

          They are in fact available at PA on Fort. Don't recall the price, but they are defiantly available.

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            fraisefatale RE: JadeMyst Jan 10, 2010 03:17 PM

            I bought a whole bunch today -- 12 for $6 at the JT Market (Chez Louis, I think?).

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              NickMontreal RE: fraisefatale Jan 12, 2010 07:05 AM

              Yep - that's where I got mine! (I think it was 6.99 though. Not that it makes much difference)

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                NickMontreal RE: fraisefatale Jan 13, 2010 05:26 AM

                Fraisefatale - I made four litres of marmalade from those Chez Louis seville oranges last night. And let me tell you - it was mad good.

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                celfie RE: JadeMyst Jan 12, 2010 09:02 PM

                better yet, where can I get some miracle fruit to make the best of seville season

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                  afoodyear RE: celfie Jan 17, 2010 06:31 AM

                  That's funny, because that's the same idea I had when this thread popped up :)
                  Do a search on Amazon.com and you'll find some purveyors for miracle fruit. The tablets, anyway.

                  OOC, are seville oranges usually so... light? I've never bought them before and, having not cracked into them yet, the ones at Akhavan almost seem hollow compared to a juicy navel or so on.

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                    JadeMyst RE: afoodyear Jan 19, 2010 02:32 PM

                    Seville oranges have a lot of pith under the rind and the meat of the orange is heavily studded with seeds and quite juicy.

                    Here's a link I found with photo of sliced orange

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                  infernovideo RE: JadeMyst Jan 25, 2012 06:21 AM

                  Wondering were people have found seville oranges this year? I was just a PA on Parc and didn't see them. Thanks

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                    estilker RE: infernovideo Jan 25, 2012 07:06 AM

                    I saw some at PA on Parc 2 Saturdays ago. There were also blood oranges.

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                      infernovideo RE: estilker Jan 25, 2012 09:44 AM

                      I went back today and indeed they had them! Only 6 or so kg's left after I bought 2. They were hard to find as they are now on the bottom shelf. Going for $3.28/kg I think it was.

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