Quince in Pine Sap


  • 100 g ( oz) pine sap
  • 50 ml ( fl oz) lemon juice
  • 400 g (14 oz) quinces, cut into four, seeds discarded
  • 40 g ( oz) young, green pine needles, fresh from the tree


Dilute the pine sap in 600 ml (21 fl oz) water in a saucepan. Add the lemon juice and the cut quince. Add the pine needles and cook, uncovered, over low heat for 4 hours until the quince is tender. Chill in the liquid in the fridge.