Quince paste with biscuits
Great for having with a pre-dinner drink or add as a side for lunch.
  • 2 quince, peeled, cored, coarsely chopped 65ml water
  • 350g white sugar
  • Brie, cheddar and blue cheese, at room temperature, to serve
  • Wafers, to serve
  1. Combine the quince and water in a large saucepan over high heat. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes or until tender. Place the quince mixture in the bowl of a food processor and process until smooth.
  2. Combine quince and sugar in a large, clean heavy-based saucepan. Place on a simmer mat over low heat and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until sugar dissolves. Reduce heat to very low and cook, stirring occasionally, for 3½ hours or until mixture is ruby red, thick and leaves the side of pan. Set aside for 15 minutes to cool.
  3. Meanwhile, line the bases and sides of 3-4 ramekins with plastic wrap. Pour quince mixture evenly among ramekins and smooth surfaces. Cover and set aside for 6 hours or until set.Turn 1 ramekin onto a serving platter. (Store remaining paste in fridge until required). Serve with cheese and wafers.
Recipe by Harvest Hub at https://harvesthub.com.au/latestnews/quince/