- Special Savings
- Active Time 25m
- Total Time 2h 25m
Firm fruit like Bosc pears or Golden Delicious apples can be prepared similarly; poach them for 30 minutes.
- 12 cups water
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup mild honey
- 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
- Zest strips from 1 lemon removed with vegetable peeler
- 12 medium quinces (6 ounces each), peeled, quartered and cored
- 1/4 cup chopped almonds
- 1 cup whole milk yogurt, for serving
In a large pot, combine the water with the sugar, honey, lemon juice and lemon zest and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally, until the sugar dissolves. Add the quinces and return to a boil. Cover partially and cook over low heat until tender, about 2 hours. Remove the quinces with a slotted spoon. Boil the syrup until it is reduced to 4 cups, about 20 minutes. Return the quinces to the syrup while it cools.
Meanwhile, in a small heavy skillet, toast the almonds over moderate heat, stirring constantly, until golden, 6 to 8 minutes. Transfer to a plate to cool. Serve the quinces at room temperature or chilled, with their syrup and the yogurt, sprinkled with almonds. Pass the Kourambiedes separately.
MAKE AHEAD: The poached quinces can be refrigerated in the honey syrup for up to 3 days.
SERVE WITH: Kourambiedes.
Recipe reprinted by permission of Food and Wine. All rights reserved.
nutrition information per serving
217 calories; 2g total fat; 3mg cholesterol; 17mg sodium; 52g carbohydrates; 4g fiber; 2g protein
These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.
Don't Miss Out
Get an instant coupon for 10% off your next order*
plus the latest recipes, exclusive offers, and more straight to your inbox.
*Some restrictions apply.
Sorry, it appears that you already have subscribed to Cooking.com e-mails.
Click here to modify your email preferences.Close
Sign-up in progress...
Thanks for subscribing and please enjoy the coupons, recipes and special offers coming your way!Close
Your instant coupon code is:
Enter code during checkout to receive 10% off your purchase.* This code will also be emailed to you.Close and Continue
*Some restrictions apply. To see restrictions, click here .