The cedro or citron is a lovely, fragrant citrus fruit ' its flavour when perfectly ripe can fill a room. They look like huge, lumpy lemons; they are coloured a vibrant yellow and the skin is thick and fleshy, though there is little fruit actually within. They are prized largely for the rind, which makes up about 70% of the fruit and is sweet, tender and only very slightly bitter.
Made in sunny Calabria where the cedro has been grown since ancient times, this marmalade is bitter sweet giving a sudden kick in the middle of the sweetness. Perfect on buttered toast!
Produced by: Paradiso dei Golosi
Founded almost 20 years ago by Santo Cauteruccio in the small town of Buonvicino in the Pollino National Park in Calabria, Paradiso dei Golosi produces wonderful artisan marmalades and jams created from recipes handed down from generation to generation and made only from raw ingredients which are in season.
The company uses no artificial colourings and preservatives and just two ingredients - sugar and local fruit. Their marmalades and jams are vibrant in colour, taste amazing and are of exceptional quality.
Calabrian citron, citron peel, sugar. Contains min 58% fruit per 100g of product, 49g sugar per 100g of product. All natural ingredients, no preservatives, no artificial flavours or colours.
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