Glazed Navel Oranges with Ricotta Cheese

Preparation: 20 minutes

Cooking: 15 minutes

Serves 4

Rind of 2 navel oranges

1 cup boiling water

1 cup sugar

4 navel oranges

250 g ricotta cheese

 

Slice orange rind into matchstick sized pieces. Put the rind and boiling water into a 1 litre casserole dish and microwave and HIGH for 8 minutes. Add the sugar and stir to dissolve. Microwave for 7 minutes. Peel oranges. Remove pith and outside membrane using a very sharp knife. Take care to keep oranges whole.