Marmalade vs Preserves - What's the difference?

marmalade | preserves |


As verbs the difference between marmalade and preserves

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

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.

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

    preserves

    English

    Noun

    (head)
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (preserve)
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