A fruit shaped like an apple that ranges from apple to grapefruit size. The golden skin usually has a woolly surface, and the white flesh is firm and somewhat dry with an acidic pineapple taste. In ancient times, this fruit was called "golden apple" and was considered an emblem of love and happiness.
How to Buy
Choose quinces that are firm, smooth, light yellow and in the largest size available.
How to Prepare
Peel before using in jams, preserves, desserts, and savory dishes.
How to Store
Wrap in a plastic bag and refrigerate up to 2 months.