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?
An ancient fruit, preserved as a sweet to serve with tea or with cheese. I made the lighter Sicilian version, more like a fruit paste. The Spanish version Membrillo is cooked to a darker color.
Making membrillo (quince paste) at home--a virtual trip to Spain!