Recipes with Ophelia - Kumquat

Our trees have been lovingly nurtured to give only the finest natural ingredients. Citrina fruit is highly versatile, letting you experiment with anything from cocktails to desserts to main dishes – and wowing guests with your home-grown produce. With so many exciting possibilities, you will be keen to start playing in your bar or kitchen straight away…so to help you get started here are some tried and tested recipes for Kumquat - a fruit of our Ophelia.

Kumquat - Ophelia
Pumpkin Cream with Kumquat Nagami


  • 500g pumpkin
  • 1 onion
  • 6 to 8 pieces of kumquat Nagami
  • 60g unsalted butter
  • 20cl single cream
  • 20cl milk
  • 20cl water
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 small kumquat Nagami for decoration
  • Coriander leaf


Mince the onion and sauté with salt and pepper in the butter.

Add the diced pumpkin and the kumquat (cut in 4 pieces), cook in butter (5/6 min), then add the water and the milk.

Cook for 20 minutes.

Add the cream, let it boil again and then blend the soup.

Adjust the seasoning. Serve with thin slices of kumquat and coriander leaves.

Kumquat - Ophelia
Kumquat Nagami with Chocolate Mousse


  • 140g dark chocolate (70% cocoa)

  • 30g unsalted butter

  • 4 egg white

  • 20g granulated sugar

  • 10 Kumquat Nagami


Melt the chocolate with the butter in a "bain marie" or in a microwave oven.

Meanwhile, beat the egg whites and add the sugar. Continue to beat for a few minutes to dissolve the sugar.

Mix the chocolate and butter. Add some egg whites into the chocolate and whisk.

Pour the chocolate mixture over the remaining egg whites. Stop mixing as soon as the whites and chocolate are well incorporated.

Transfer the chocolate mousse into a bowl and let it rest in the fridge (minimum 1h).

Cut the kumquats in half and empty them.

Put the chocolate mousse in a piping bag and then garnish the Kumquats.


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