A lovely local lady gave me a number of quinces from her tree. At the time, I had never heard of quinces, let alone know what to do with them.
It appeared easy enough. Just peel the quinces and slice (avoiding the core). Add to a saucepan and cover quince slices with water. Add half a cup of sugar to every kilo of quince (weigh them before putting in water is helpful).
Bring to boil and let them simmer for three hours. The water will turn orange
red and the quinces will be very soft when ready.
At this stage I made some custard to go with the quinces.
So I served up cooked quince with custard for dessert.
Hubbie wasn’t interested in even trying, our Little One would not eat it and to be honest I wasn’t in love with the desert either.
So now I have a lot of cooked quince that no one will eat.
What did I do? Baked a quince and blueberry bread cake, slice. Everyone is currently eating that! Tomorrow I will share the recipe.