When buying oranges, make sure the skin feels oily – a fingernail dragged along the skin should burst the surface, releasing an orange zest aroma.
Best orange recipes
A summery way to serve chicken, Sabrina Ghayour’s Seville-inspired dish calls for smoked sweet paprika, cumin seeds and oranges three ways: juice, zest and wedges.
This classic marmalade recipe is a wonderful way to spend an afternoon in your warm kitchen and use up a glut of oranges. Adding lemon juice at the end gives a little extra zing to cut through all that sugar.
That’s one seriously orange soup! Blitz six simple ingredients together to make a vibrant, low-calorie lunch.
Serve this stunning seasonal dish on a citrusy, refreshing bed of fennel for a dinner party centrepiece.
This is a great way to spruce up your sprouts. The orange and ginger adds a nice fiery sweetness and blanching them for just 3-4 minutes means they have just the right amount of bite.
Our indulgent shortbread studded with almonds, chocolate and candied orange peel is the perfect accompaniment to that cuppa.
Persian cooking guru Sabrina Ghayour knows how to throw a party. Pair this gluten free, low calorie zingy salad with some of her other easy recipes (such as her lamb kofta puffs with tahini and tomato sauce or spiced cod frittas with harissa honey dip) to create an impressive sharing spread.
These olive oil chocolate pots with orange and sea salt are seriously creamy and indulgent. They’re super simple to make and are a great dinner party dessert.
This flan is a baked custard with a slightly richer, denser, more velvety texture than its more familiar cousin, the crème caramel. The combination of caramel, orange zest and cinnamon is irresistible.
A crunchy Italian fennel salad with a citrus dressing. Serve as it is or add strips of smoked fish for a simple summery lunch or a starter for 4.
The addition of basil rounds out the orange flavour in this refreshing sorbet. With just three ingredients it couldn’t be simpler, and there’s no need for an ice cream maker.
Orange, mango and banana smoothie: the best way to help meet your 5 a day. It’s also the perfect way to get cooking with the kids and get more fruit into their diet. Why not treat yourself to a glass after dinner, or even for breakfast?