Glazed navel oranges
With WA navels now at the peak of their season and tasting amazing, it’s the perfect time to enjoy the simple fresh flavour of this easy dessert. Be sure you look for the bright blue WA citrus sticker as a guarantee you’re buying local citrus fruit.
Preparation: 20 minutes Cooking: 15 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients Rind of 2 navel oranges 1 cup boiling water 1 cup sugar 4 navel oranges 250g ricotta cheese
Method Slice orange rind into matchstick sized pieces. Put the rind and boiling water into a 1 litre casserole dish and microwave and high for 8 minutes. Add the sugar and stir to dissolve. Microwave for 7 minutes. Peel oranges. Remove pith and outside membrane using a very sharp knife. Take care to keep oranges whole. Put oranges into a dish that just holds them and cover with syrup and rind. Refrigerate for several hours or overnight. Serve each orange on a bed of ricotta topped with glazed rind and syrup.