To eat a quince fruit, wash, peel, core and slice it thinly, and then poach the pieces in a sweetened liquid. Use the cooked quince in jams, pies or other desserts, or eat it by itself. Quince can be eaten raw, but its flavor is very sour when raw.Continue Reading
Pour 7 cups of water into a sauce pan. Add 1 cup of sugar and 1/2 cup of honey. Add any other flavoring agents you want, such as a halved lemon, a split vanilla bean, a few anise pods or a few cloves. Heat the liquid on medium-high.
Get six large quince fruits. Gently rinse the quince and wipe away the soft fuzz on the skin. Peel the quince, and cut the fruit into quarters. Remove the core with a sharp knife, and slice the fruit into 1/4-inch thick pieces.
Add the fruit to the liquid, and simmer until the fruit is fork-tender. This may take one to two hours. Serve warm or store the fruit with the liquid in the refrigerator, and use it in a dessert recipe.
Create an edible fruit bouquet by inserting pieces of fruit onto skewers and arranging the fruit flowers in a small vase. You need bamboo skewers, a vase, foam, lettuce and a variety of fruit.Full Answer >
To freeze apples, peel, core and slice the fruit, then treat to avoid browning, and place in a Ziploc bag or other airtight container. Treating the apples before freezing requires water and lemon juice.Full Answer >
To make low-sugar quince jam, cut 7 cups of quince into slices, mix 1 cup of sugar with 1/3 cup of Stevia and boil in 2 quarts of water for five minutes. Cook the quince until it thickens, then turn off the heat, and put the mixture into jars.Full Answer >
A good after-school snack idea is to spread apple butter on a toasted English muffin or a slice of sweet bread such as walnut loaf. Apple butter is a low-sugar alternative to other fruit jams and can be used as a jam substitute in most applications.Full Answer >