Compote vs Marmalade - What's the difference?

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Compote is a related term of marmalade.


As verbs the difference between compote and marmalade

is that compote is while marmalade is to spread marmalade on.

As a noun marmalade is

citrus fruit variant of jam but distinguished by being made slightly bitter by the addition of the peel and by partial caramelisation during manufacture most commonly made with seville oranges, and usually qualified by the name of the fruit when made with other types of fruit.

compote

Noun

(en noun)
  • A dessert made of fruit cooked in sugary syrup.
  • A dish used for serving fruit.
  • marmalade

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Citrus fruit variant of jam but distinguished by being made slightly bitter by the addition of the peel and by partial caramelisation during manufacture. Most commonly made with Seville oranges, and usually qualified by the name of the fruit when made with other types of fruit.
  • lime marmalade
    thick cut marmalade

    Derived terms

    * marmaladey * marmalady

    Verb

    (marmalad)
  • To spread marmalade on.
  • Derived terms

    * marmalader * marmalading