Mayreni, 2009 (2009)
Reviewed by Bob Walch
arbara Ghazarian's latest cookbook,
, features 70 easy recipes that show how to add this aromatic cousin of pears and apples to your family table. Available from September through January, the quince's versatility, floral fragrance, subtle flavor and dazzling color make it a fruit that will add a new dimension to your holiday cooking.
he recipes Ghazarian presents that utilize the quince range from salads, side dishes, and main courses to spreads, condiments, and a variety of desserts.
or a change of pace for an entrée, you might wish to try
Chicken and Quince Stew
Spicy Bay Scallops and Shrimp with Quince and Raisins
Roast Pork Tenderloin with Quince and Root Vegetables
f you'd like something a little more exotic,
White Pizza with Quince, Prosciutto, Asiago Cheese and Chives
German Quince Pancake
Fiery Quince-Tomato Spread
might be in order.
his tribute to the quince, which has been cultivated in North America since Colonial times, hopefully will introduce more people to the culinary possibilities the hard, fuzz-covered fruit offers.
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