Quince are extremely fragrant and floral, adding an aromatic twist to pies, tarts, desserts and more. Try our quince recipes to make delicious use out of this autumn fruit, which has a short season.
This is a fantastic alternative to apple pie. A shortcrust pastry case is filled with quince puree and topped with sliced apples, before being baked to perfection.
Dulce de membrillo, or quince paste, is a Spanish delicacy which is eaten with a slice of manchego cheese. This is wonderful to make in the autumn when quince is in season, then to give as gifts during Christmas.
This is a very easy and flavourful autumn dessert. You can substitute any fruit liqueur or sweet red wine for the port. Serve with cream or ice cream.
Quinces taste really bitter if raw, but they go beautifully sweet when cooked. In combination with apples, they taste delicious and this sauce is absolutely wonderful with roast pork, turkey or duck.
If you like recipes with quince, you have to try this sorbet. You need an ice cream maker to make this super refreshing and delicious dessert.
This is a great way of making quince paste. Steamed quince puree is simmered with sugar, then allowed to set. Enjoy as a spread or alongside roasted meats or cheese.
This fruity paste is a great addition to any cheese board. The floral sweetness of quince goes particularly well with stronger cheeses and, of course, the traditional pairing of manchego. Try it at your next dinner party.
This delightful quince jelly is fairly simple to make and tastes great over crusty bread. A tried and tested recipe used in our family for many years.
This is my own recipe for delicious quince pastries, made simple thanks to ready-made puff pastry. I often cook a whole bunch of quince, then place the rest into sterile preserving jars for another day.
This Turkish dessert made with quince tastes wonderful directly from the oven served with ice cream, cream or mascarpone. Perfect for an autumn dinner party dessert, when quince is in season.