Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
Turn those hard, astringent quinces into a sweet, dense paste with a wonderful floral flavor that provides the perfect foil for cheese, especially Manchego, it's traditional counterpart.
Making membrillo (quince paste) at home--a virtual trip to Spain!
Quince cheese, AKA membrillo and cotignac, among other names, is a sweet-tart treat that dates back hundreds of years.