Two of the main blood oranges grown in the United States: Spanish Sanguinelii (left) and Tarocco. Enlarge the image to see the Moro variety.
The main blood oranges grown in the United States: Spanish Sanguinelii (left), Tarocco and Moro.
In 1646, a Jesuit scholar wrote of an orange with purple-colored flesh that tasted strangely like a grape. The mystery and drama of blood oranges has fascinated citrus lovers ever since.
Rare-fruit connoisseur David Karp talks about blood oranges with Debbie Elliott.