Portokali Gliko (Πορτοκάλι γλυκό) is a toothsome orange candy, stored in a jar.
Orangey, vibrant, candy and syrupy, that is the proper technique to protect the essence of this scrumptious fruit all yr spherical.
We advocate serving this ‘spoon candy’ with a glass of chilly water and vanilla ice-cream.
- 10 navel oranges
- 3 cups of water
- 3 cups of sugar
- Juice of 1/2 lemon
Steps to make Portokali Gliko
- Flippantly rub floor of oranges over grater to take away a number of the bitterness of the fruit.
- Slice off high and backside of the orange.
- With a pointy knife, lower the pores and skin into wedges from high to base. Don’t cult pulp. Wedge shall be 2cm at high and backside and a pair of.5-3cm at widest half. Fastidiously peel away from fruit.
- Thread a needle with robust cotton or double thread. Roll every wedge into tight curl. String curls shut collectively on thread. About 12 per thread. Tie right into a necklace.
- Place necklaces in saucepan of boiling water and boil uncovered for 20 minutes.
- Rinse necklaces and funky in chilly water.
- Refill saucepan with water bringing to boil and add necklaces. Boil for 20 minutes. Drain and rinse in chilly water.
- Dissolve sugar in water over warmth and add necklaces. Carry to boil.
- Decrease warmth and simmer uncovered for roughly 1 hour.
- Add lemon juice. Cook dinner for one more 30 minutes, or till syrup is thick and set.
- Enable to chill earlier than slicing thread and inserting curls in jar and masking with syrup.
- Cowl when fully chilly.
- Serve the portokali gliko with a glass of water.