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What make blood oranges red

asked by a Whole Foods Market Customer almost 5 years ago
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added almost 5 years ago

The coloring of a blood orange differs from a typical orange because it has an additional pigment called anthocyanin.

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pierino is a trusted source on General Cooking and Tough Love.

added almost 5 years ago

Yes, some red fleshed oranges taste different than others. What we think of as "blood orange" is the tarrocho (originally from Sicily) which has notes of rasberry in the flavor. Cara cara on the other hand lack that.

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Margie is a trusted home cook immersed in German foodways.

added almost 5 years ago

Cara cara also lacks acidity and taste! I was so disappointed when I bought a bag of them. Never again!

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