Bitter Orange

Bitter oranges or sour oranges are a tart orange native to Southeast Asia. They are very popular when making marmalade.

Quality Check

A good orange will be heavy and firm. You should avoid the ones that feel spongy or have mold. To store, place them in a the fridge. They can be kept this way for up to a month. You may also keep them in a cool, dark place.


Bitter oranges are never eaten out of hand. They are tart with a bitter taste when eaten this way. These oranges are great for marmalade or for brewing beer. The peel can also be used to make gingerbread.

Also Known As

Sour Orange

Seville Orange

Sour Orange

Bigarade Orange

Marmalade Orange

Author : Jason Wan
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