Membrillo

Quince Paste

Preparation info

  • Makes

    1.2 kg

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

MoVida Rustica

By Frank Camorra and Richard Cornish

Published 2009

  • About

MY DAD ONCE COMBINED HIS WONDERFUL ATTRIBUTES OF LOVING FOOD, BEING A RETIRED ENGINEER, AND INCREDIBLE THRIFT. WHEN I WAS ABOUT TO THROW OUT A POWERFUL OLD COMMERCIAL MIXER HE JUMPED ON IT AND SAID I’LL TAKE THAT!’ NEXT AUTUMN, I DISCOVERED HE HAD TRANSFORMED THE MACHINE INTO AMEMBRILLO MAKER. MEMBRILLO IS THE WORD FOR BOTH FRESH QUINCE AND QUINCE PASTE AND IT IS OFTEN SERVED WITH CHEESE — I THINK IT’S BRILLIANT WITH BLUE CHEESE. WHEN WE WERE GROWING UP, A SLIVER OF SUPER-SWEE