Quince Threads

Preparation info

  • Makes

    5 cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Savory Way

The Savory Way

By Deborah Madison

Published 1990

  • About

Because I’m so fascinated with quinces, I often ask people if they have any family recipes. This one comes up often—a quince marmalade made with strips, or threads, of quinces. The fruits are coarsely shredded and then cooked slowly in a syrup until they have turned clear and rose-pink. Large shreds look best. The grating attachment for the food processor does a good job, and cutting the quinces by hand into even julienne strips makes a really stunning finished marmalade, though it takes a