Organic Sicilian Red Grapefruit Marmalade from Marchesi di San Giuliano
Small-Batch Grapefruit Marmalade made with Organic Sicilian Citrus
The aromatic red grapefruit has become a staple of Italian fruit stands. This exquisite estate-bottled marmalade—made with organic Sicilian grapefruits—has a clean, bright flavor with a pleasant bitterness and bold, fragrant citrus aroma.
How to use
Marchesi di San Giuliano's Organic Sicilian Red Grapefruit Marmalade is perfection swirled into oatmeal or yogurt in the morning. The slight bitterness of the marmalade makes it the ideal foil for sweet cream butter on a thick slice of toast.
Sweet and tangy, it also complements soft, creamy cheeses like goat cheese or sheep's milk ricotta.
About the producer
The estate of San Giuliano has belonged to the Marchesi Paternò Castello di San Giuliano for over 800 years, and in all this time the recipe for their marmalade has remained essentially unchanged. The 22-acre estate is located on the east coast of Sicily, in the foothills of Mt. Etna, an area boasting some of the most fertile soil in all of Sicily—and an abundance of citrus trees.
The recipe for these estate-bottled marmalades starts with organically-farmed citrus grown on the San Giuliano estate—Sicilian mandarin oranges, blood oranges and red grapefruit, just to name a few—hand-picked at the peak of ripeness. The fruit is sliced and marinated in cold water overnight, then drained and soaked in a mixture of water and raw cane sugar for another day. On the third day, the fruit is slowly cooked down in small batches, with cane sugar and nothing more (no preservatives or thickeners here). The end result of this small-batch process is an intensely fragrant marmalade, superior in flavor and texture that captures the essence of the citrus.
- Marchesi di San Giuliano
- 16.2 ounces (460 grams)