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Quince recipes

12 Recipes

Quince is great for making jellies, jams and other preserves, such as the Spanish quince paste, membrillo. Discover our favourite recipe ideas for this seasonal fruit...

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This makes two preserves in one, as pulp left over from making the jelly is used to make quince paste, also known as 'membrillo' in Spain

3 hrs and 10 mins
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A delicious combination of sweet, rich quince purée in an almond pastry case

2 hrs and 50 mins
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This tangy jelly makes a fantastic accompaniment to your Christmas roast turkey, pork pie, ham or cheeseboard - or a gorgeous gift

2 hrs and 15 mins
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Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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A cross between a Persian stew and Moroccan tagine, the spices in this slow cooked one-pot are mellow. Serve with rice, couscous or flatbreads

3 hrs and 10 mins
Easy
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Serve this lattice-topped, shortcrust pasty warm with custard - if you don't have quinces make up the weight with apples or pears

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
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Create a canapé out of a classic cheeseboard, then thread on to skewers with quince paste and grapes

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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This seasonal membrillo recipe makes two clever treats in one. You'll have quince paste and a delicate quince jelly to preserve the flavours of the season

2 hrs and 50 mins
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Vegetarian
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Persimmons, also known as Sharon fruits, have a honeyed flavour that pairs well with sweet quince paste in our simple winter dessert, perfect for Christmas

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
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Make a cosy night in even more indulgent with this meltingly good quince paste, spicy sausage and cheese toasted sandwich - the perfect winter pick-me-up

16 mins
Easy
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Layer up quince laced with madeira wine and creamy Greek yogurt for a great autumnal dessert. Top the fool with toasted hazelnuts for added crunch

50 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
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Quinces are a perfect balance to rich venison, and spiked with rosemary they offer a heady depth to this prepare-ahead main

2 hrs and 20 mins
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Glaze halloumi with membrillo (quince jelly) then grill on the barbecue to make these moreish veggie skewers. They're perfect for a summertime feast

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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