Quince jelly recipes

Quince & Rosemary Jelly

We are always inundated with quince and, as they are so hard and don't taste so good raw, there are a very limited number of uses for the abundance of fruit
Quince jelly

Quince jelly

your quinces are under ripe don't add any lemon juice to the jelly. I happened to chance upon these quinces
Auntie Loulla’s Quince Jelly (clear jam)

Auntie Loulla’s Quince Jelly (clear jam)

(By the way, do not discard the pulp, use for the following recipe, (quince paste below). Put into a jelly bag or a piece of muslin tied at four corners suspended over a large bowl
Quince Cheese (Membrillo)

Quince Cheese (Membrillo)

Rather surprisingly given the sheer quantity of fruit, he said he could spare none as he was planning to make quincejelly
Quince Tarte Tartin

Quince Tarte Tartin

I’d long thought Quince could only be made into membrillo, a kind of set jelly that is eaten with cheese or a clear jam to have with meat, but with a little experimentation I discovered that this fruit is much more adaptable than that
Quince Frangipane Tart with Ginger Curd

Quince Frangipane Tart with Ginger Curd

If you don't want to use ginger curd or you can't get hold of any, you can use rose petal jelly - I used this in the mini tarts, or you can leave it out entirely
What do with the quince harvest

What do with the quince harvest

Cooked down with sugar and strained to a jelly, they are the basis of the popular Spanish accompaniment for cheese, membrillo
Mid-Week Meal Plan: Meat-Free Scotch Broth Recipe (5:2 Fast and Feast Diet)

Mid-Week Meal Plan: Meat-Free Scotch Broth Recipe (5:2 Fast and Feast Diet)

I have already been preserving in the kitchen with my quinces and figs, and I have some exciting new recipes to share over the next few weeks……quinces have also made an appearance in some savoury recipes I have created, it’s a bumper crop for them this year, although I do have a small problem with mould due to the wet weather
Kenwood Christmas Menu: Sweet Endings with Pomegranates, Pudding and Pavlova

Kenwood Christmas Menu: Sweet Endings with Pomegranates, Pudding and Pavlova

Christmas Pudding Chocolate Spread and Spiced Quince & Cranberry Chutney.  Pomegranates are currently “the new black” and appear everywhere, in jams and chutneys,  tagines (as I made recently here - Aromatic Beef and Quince Tagine with Pomegranate ) as well as jellies, compotes and in desserts
Marmalade cookies

Marmalade cookies

I've been putting away the jars of quince jam and mincemeat, when I discovered I still have a set of boozy marmalade I bought last year before Christmas in what-is-now-extinct Cargo (I still feel sad about its demise, I bought quite a few pieces of furniture there in the past, a lot of kitchen bits and bobs as well as jelly beans and preserves)
Honey and balsamic vinegar glazed rack of lamb

Honey and balsamic vinegar glazed rack of lamb

Serve with the roast potatoes and garlic as well as the quincejelly. I sincerely believed we would spend our Easter Sunday in Italy, at my in-laws' house, and Monday was marked as a day of departure in my diary
Roast duck legs with five spice

Roast duck legs with five spice

2 tbsp redcurrants or quincejelly. Bring the wine and jelly to a gentle simmer, stirring to dissolve the jelly, then continue to simmer for 5 mins. 2 tbsp redcurrants or quincejelly. 1 hr Bring the wine and jelly to a gentle simmer, stirring to dissolve the jelly, then continue to simmer for