Quince recipes

Quince Cheese (Membrillo)

Quince Cheese (Membrillo)

There was an elderly chap across the road from the pub who had a quince tree in his front garden groaning with ripe yellow fruit
Quince

Quince

A quince is a beautiful fruit. If you walk near a quince tree you’ll probably catch the fragrant scent before you see the fruits hanging from the branches like golden globes
Quince & Rosemary Jelly

Quince & Rosemary Jelly

We are always inundated with quince and, as they are so hard and don't taste so good raw, there are a very limited number of uses for the abundance of fruit
Golden Quince Almond Tart

Golden Quince Almond Tart

I've pretty much always passed quinces by whenever I've seen them at farmers markets. The only thing that ever came to mind to do with them was Quince Cheese, but it wasn't something that I really wanted to make, so they were often dismissed
Quince Jam {Marmelada da Avó}

Quince Jam {Marmelada da Avó}

It’s the season of quinces, for most Americans they walk right past these pear-like fruits unknowing what they are, but in Portugal where fields of trees bear these fruits it’s picking time
Quince and Apple Fool

Quince and Apple Fool

In this recipe I have added quince as I adore its aroma and the taste. I encourage you to give quince a try if you have not yet done so
Quince jelly

Quince jelly

I happened to chance upon these quinces. As quinces are much bigger and heavier it is much easier to. The skin of the quince is golden yellow
Quince Brandy Liqueur

Quince Brandy Liqueur

This is a follow on from a previous recipe, Nigella’s Quince Brandy. Strain the quince brandy from the quinces and cinnamon sticks etc
Apple, quince and raspberry pie

Apple, quince and raspberry pie

Before we headed up to Cornwall recently, my father-in-law challenged me to make a dessert using some of the quinces that they had acquired from a friend
Quince Frangipane Tart with Ginger Curd

Quince Frangipane Tart with Ginger Curd

This quince frangipane tart has appeared quite a lot on my social media over the last few days. I made quite possibly the most beautiful tart with quinces I had poached using this recipe by Bojon Gourmet
Quince Tarte Tartin

Quince Tarte Tartin

I’d long thought Quince could only be made into membrillo, a kind of set jelly that is eaten with cheese or a clear jam to have with meat, but with a little experimentation I discovered that this fruit is much more adaptable than that
Quince cheese

Quince cheese

Quince is one of the Britain's forgotten fruits, whose almost disappearance I struggle to understand, as this generous winter fruit was equally used in cooking and baking, and in sweet and sour dishes