Blood oranges have an amazing red flesh, making it ideal to brighten up a dessert, salad or juice. They can also be found in cake, mousse and trifle recipes.
This is a wonderful cake that absorbs all the flavour of the three blood oranges used. This cake works well served cold from the fridge.
Here is a super special dessert for Valentine's Day or anniversaries. It takes a little planning but isn't too hard.
This is a great lunch or dinner party starter consisting of a crisp salad of fresh fennel, rocket, oranges and little else.
Although citrus and cream is an unusual combination this recipe produces a wonderful dessert. Garnish with some additional slices of blood orange.
Seville and blood oranges have a particularly good flavour for marmalade. Since it's quite a lengthy process, it's worth making a large quantity as it will keep for up to a year in air-tight jars. Since I made this - I haven't stopped eating it. It's great on toast, but equally good served with cheese or vanilla ice cream!
The blood orange creates a wonderful deep red colour in this tasty twist on a classic champagne cocktail that is perfect for the next warm night.
Classic daiquiris contain only lime juice, but I like to add a little blood orange juice for colour and sweetness.
This is my favourite thing to do with blood oranges when they are in season - make cordial! The citric acid adds a pleasant sharp note to a sweet drink.
This upside-down cake is made with layers of thinly sliced blood orange and vanilla cake batter. It has ground almonds, a hint of nutmeg and a marmalade glaze.
This sangria is a little unusual, being made with white wine and served hot. Blood orange juice gives a beautiful tint.