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Definition: Quince

An ancient fruit most popular in Asian and Mediterranean countries. Grown from the quince tree, this fruit is yellow skinned with an apple-pear like appearance. Due to a dry and astringent flavor, it's best cooked in jams, jellies, and preserves. Look for large, firm and bright yellow pieces when at the market. Peel before consuming.


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ley ley 8 years
Never had one.. looks like a lemon and pear had a baby
Diana172 Diana172 8 years
I've never seen one before. Or maybe I have and thought it was a pear...
mellafe mellafe 8 years
We eat these like you would eat an apple, and most people put a bit of salt on top. They're REALLY good like that. I have a quince tree at my house. :)
jenehfur jenehfur 8 years
interesting! i've never seen one/eaten one but i do have a scentport home fragrance in 'quince' and it smells delicious!
fragiletearz fragiletearz 8 years
Looks delish!
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