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?
A pleasantly bitter, well-rounded marmalade, delicious on a crusty piece of whole wheat sourdough with a mug of hot tea.
If for no other reason, I think you should make this marmalade for the smell alone. Every time I walk past the jar I have to open the lid and smell it. It is not only marmalade, but aromatherapy too.
The quince, in my opinion, is one of the most beautiful fruits out there. Creating a lucious condiment using quince is truely over the top.
These are marmalades I made based on a 17th century English recipe for a cooking/book arts project I did last year. They are delicious and very easy!
Let's revive the venerable quince. These flavors marry beautifully in a bright fall marmalade.