Gingered Chicken with Quinces

This is what happens when my quinces are ripe and ready to be enjoyed: I can’t stop to look for inspirations for this incredible fruit. Today I combined them with chicken and used them as vegetables. In fact their taste, … Continue reading

Quince and Potato Cheesy Gratin

Apples and grapes are already places in the storage room or converted in juice. Now it’s the turn for the our beloved quinces; this year we have really a lot of them and I’m looking for to try as much … Continue reading

Day 9: Stay at Home or In the Garden: Apple Flower

Apple tree (Malus domestica)  The rose family is arguably one of the six most economically important crop plant families, and includes apples, pears, quinces, medlars, loquats, almonds, peaches, apricots, plums, cherries, strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, sloes, and roses among the crop plants belonging to the family. Looking at this … Continue reading

Dulce de Membrillo – Quince Paste

I hope you know quinces, if not, I wish you get some and try to prepare this divine preparation which can be prepared in advance and which can be part of menu in both sweet and savory winter dishes in … Continue reading

Quince Tarte Tatin

My quinces trees were very generous this year and not that the leaves are gone I still have these wonderful fruits which I appreciate so much. I hope more and more people will discover this fruit. Today I prepared a … Continue reading

Ayva Tatlısı – Turkish Quince Dessert

Here another recipe including quinces; this year I’m lucky we have a lot them and I’m experimenting trying to many different ways to prepare these wonderful fruits. Quince belongs to the same family as apples and pear, but they are … Continue reading

Pumkpin and Quince Cake

When the fall is here and I have quinces on hand I can’t resist to find and create new recipe including this inspiring wonder fruit. Yes, now it’s time to bake with the fall ingredients and time to enjoy the … Continue reading

Lamb and Quince Stew

  The first time I tried this recipe I found it on a Turkish site where the dish was called “ayva yahnisi”.  Very quickly this became one of “most wanted recipes” and “the most wanted recipe” including quinces even before … Continue reading

Turkish Lamb and Quince Stew (Ayva Yahnisi)

Lamb, quince and spices melts they flavor perfectly in flavorful dish. If you don’t know quince in meat dishes, this recipe is a way to be introduced in them. For this recipe I used several small quinces form the garden … Continue reading