The orange season of bright colour and incredible citrus smell in the air is finishing soon. Yet we still have time for the orange fest! Orange is a very inspiring fruit in cooking. There are so many delicious recipes with oranges. It is perfect for everything – salads, sweet pastries or cakes, or even a refreshing cocktail. Try something new and cook one of these new recipes.
Salad with fresh carrots and oranges
This is a simple but brilliant idea. Two main ingredients, carrot and orange, surprisingly match each other. A mix of herbs elevate the taste of these simple products and create an incredible taste of this salad.
Peel the oranges and divide them into slices. Peel the slices from the skin and cut them in half. Don't forget to use a sharp knife to keep all juice inside the orange slices. https://naifu.gr/knife-brands-global-naifu
Mix lemon juice, add cayenne pepper, cumin, cinnamon and salt in a bowl. Beat with a whisk until smooth.
Put the orange slices and grated carrots in a bowl with the juice and spices.
Cover the bowl with a lid and shake. Leave it for 3-5 minutes.
Put the salad on a sieve to drain.
Put the salad in the refrigerator for 1 hour before serving.
During the serving, sprinkle the salad with chopped coriander and drizzle with oil, sprinkle with ground black pepper.
What can be better than soft, sweet, moist orange cake! It is so easy to bake with no kitchen nightmare.
Ingredients to use:
Orange - 1 pc. (juice 0.5 orange, can be slightly more, and zest)
Sour cream - 250 g as it is
Butter - 100 g
Eggs - 3 τεμ.
Sugar - 200 g
Flour - 320 g
Salt - 0.5 κ/γ
Baking powder - 10 g as it is
For the syrup: Juice of 0.5 orange Sugar-1-2 tbsp.
How to bake:
All ingredients must be at room temperature.
You need to mix soft butter with sugar, use a mixer for 2 minutes.
Add the yolks one at a time, whisk all ingredients until the dough will look smooth and fluffy.
It will not take a lot of time to make the dough, so immediately tu on the oven and preheat to 180 degrees.
Add sour cream, freshly squeezed juice of half an orange, zest of one orange. Use a Microplane zester to get as much flavor as you can. Mix it up.
Add flour and baking powder. Mix it up.
Whisk the egg whites with salt into a fluffy mass.
Add the whipped whites to the bowl with the dough and gently mix with a spatulafrom the bottom up. You will get a tender, smooth dough.
Pour the dough into a form covered with parchment paper.
Bake the orange cake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees for 40-45 minutes.
Prepare the syrup. In a saucepan, pour the remaining orange juice (approximately 50 ml), add sugar, and start to boil.
You need to remove the baked cake from the form and immediately pour hot syrup using a silicon pastry brush. This will give a shine and slightly soak the cake.
Serve this delicious cake with tea or coffee. You also can use decozesterto bring some wow effect and surprise your guests with decoration.
Orange cocktail Colombo
Save this idea for your next party and surprise your guests with a fancy citrus cocktail.
You need a highball glass and 5 ingredients:
Lime Juice 30ml
Orange Juice 45ml
Lemon Juice 22.5ml
Gomme syrup 15ml
How to make
Add all ingredients to a cocktail shakerwith ice and shake well for 15 seconds. Put ice into your highball and pour a cocktail above the ice. Decorate it with a couple of slices of orange and serve. Enjoy your Colombo cocktail!
The recipes with oranges are quite simple but very creative and enjoyable. Orange is a true source of inspiration for those who like to bring experiments to their kitchen and try something new.
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