Fruit tissue wrappings for transport are not a novelty. The New Gastronome has an article by Lisa Schultz on citrus fruit wrappers which is interesting. I was transported to the foothills of Mount Etna, when we walked through the organic citrus groves, after a delicious lunch cooked for us on the farm,
And are those oranges on the kitchen tiles? Maybe. I have been making marmalade each year for years. A note in my old cook book for 1977 shows I had made 48lbs that year, and that the oranges cost 16p per pound, and the sugar om 1979 29p per kilo. In 1980 the oranges were 24p per pound.