Tag Archives: quince

Forage and garden: bitter-sweet and homemade amaro

Having spent a full day indoors at the computer, the time has come to mix a cocktail (a rye Manhattan with both sweet and dry vermouth and a splash of Cocchi Vermouth di Torino) and walk in the remaining warmth … Continue reading

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Quince Curd for Thanksgiving Tarts

The illustration of the quince (cydonia oblonga) was archived by Oldbookillustrations.com, taken from Dictionnaire encyclopédique Trousset, also known as the Trousset encyclopedia, Paris, 1886 – 1891. As quince ripen in the autumn, filling out like mishapen apples; they go from … Continue reading

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Pates de fruit

Pates de fruit are sophisticated, bite-sized squares of fruit jellies that are sanded with crystallized sugar, chewy in texture and combine the sweet, tart flavors of natural fruit juice. If you have never had one, the distant imitators are gummy … Continue reading

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