- n. Plural form of quince.
“The dusk grew dusker, till you could hardly tell the quinces from the leaves, and Alice and Oswald still sat exhausted with hard thinking, but they could not think of anything.”
“My second big surprise was that the quinces were a lot more trouble than they were worth: hard as rocks to slice into, and not terribly versatile, recipe-wise.”
“Other fruits, such as quinces, oranges, and citron, and various spices are also often used for flavoring.”
“Very firm fruit, such as quinces and sweet apples, as well as some unripe fruits, should be cooked in clear water until tender and then sweetened.”
“I wanted to have a database that told peoplethat quinces were available from Mair-Taki at the U-District andColumbia City Farmers Markets in mid-October, or that if you wanted tomake your own beef stock, you needed to talk to Eiko of Skagit RiverRanch or Brent and Ang from Olsen Farms.”
“No — and yes, for there were the tall Pines clustering austerely together on one side, the magnolia tree burdened with bloom, and the Japanese quinces splashing the driveway hedge with blood.”
“Planted three years ago in a walled garden, there are, among other things, loganberries, quinces (from which jelly is made to accompany local cheese) and 25 varieties of apple trees.”
“Oranges, cidras, limes and lemons grow there in great abundance; guavas, quinces, pomegranates, bananas, figs and vegetables of every kind also grow there.”
“Unfortunately, the tbc blog has no suggestions for quinces but go ahead and drool over the pumpkin recipes.”
“And you can listen to the pumpkin-carving playlist while stirring an old standby of mine, apple-quince puree: equal parts apples and quinces cored and cut into chunks, stewed with a small amount of water or applejuice and a dash of cinnamon (sugar only if you absolutely must), and pureed.”
Looking for tweets for quinces.