Another great use of your Poached Quince: Quince Paste, or dulce de membrillo as it is called in Spain and South America. You’ll see it on a Tapas table, served with Manchego cheese. If you’ve never tried it, you must…the pairing is excellent!
Begin by running the poached quince through a food mill.
Weigh out equal parts of quince paste to sugar, and pop in a pan on high heat, stirring all the way. It will bubble away happily, as the sugar dissolves and caramelizes. It’s ready when it is nice and thick, and a deep shade of orange.
Pop into a parchment-lined baking tray to cool. Spread it out while it is still warm, and once it cools it hardens to a sliceable jam…
…perfect for a cheese plate!
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