Definition of blood orange in English:

blood orange


  • An orange of a variety with red or red-streaked flesh.

    • ‘Next layer thinly sliced avocado on top, followed by supremed slices of blood orange.’
    • ‘This is a late-ripening blood orange from Spain.’
    • ‘I watched him this morning juicing a grapefruit, guava, blood orange, mango, plums, and grapes and pouring the elixir into a giant glass pitcher.’
    • ‘Danny had blood orange carpaccio with pomegranate granite and lime and that was very refreshing too.’
    • ‘Chocolate orange truffle: Hot chocolate swirled with orange vodka and Grand Marnier, garnished with a chocolate-dipped blood orange.’
    • ‘A blood orange mojito is fresh tasting and herbal, and the splash of acidity makes it an affable partner to the food.’
    • ‘A seasonal blood orange jelly with tiny triangles of orange flesh came quivering to the table with a satiny-smooth orange blossom ice cream just beginning to melt on top.’
    • ‘Whatever it is, I'm eating a delicious mix of blood orange and passion fruit.’
    • ‘Place the grapefruit, blood orange, and orange segments in a large, shallow bowl and pour the jelly on top.’
    • ‘In a bowl, combine the grapefruit, blood orange, lemon, lime, and tangerine segments.’
    • ‘This is a delicious pound cake glazed with a blood orange glaze.’
    • ‘The appetizer was promising, featuring crab and sea urchin and avocado and blood orange.’
    • ‘One type of citrus gaining popularity is the blood orange.’
    • ‘For the blood orange soup, in a small bowl, whisk together the cornstarch and water until dissolved and set aside.’
    • ‘The salmon was prepared in a marinade of Sicilian blood orange and passion fruit, with a healthy dose of ginger, and sat atop a cold sweet potato purée.’
    • ‘And their frozen margaritas - ever-changing offerings that have included flavors such as blood orange and mango - are definitely sophisticated, if not traditional.’
    • ‘To assemble the blood orange slices, arrange the orange rinds on a sheet pan.’
    • ‘The food is now amazing especially for bar food - I had the salad of confit duck with blood orange and rocket which was really delicious.’
    • ‘In a small bowl, place two tangerine segments and one blood orange segment.’
    • ‘In a separate bowl, combine the blood orange marmalade, blood orange segments, and blood orange zest and toss to coat.’


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