Tuesday, January 7, 2014

FOOD DANCE - QUINCE

6x6 Oil on Panel
        $100.00 plus S&H


I've never eaten a quince and didn't eat this one.  I would like to try one.  I've heard they are good, so I looked for some recipes and found one (several, actually) at Serious Eats.  It looks good enough to try!

QUINCE ALEXANDER


Ingredients
About This Recipe

YIELD:makes one cocktail
ACTIVE TIME:5 minutes
TOTAL TIME:5 minutes
SPECIAL EQUIPMENT:cocktail shaker
THIS RECIPE APPEARS IN:3 Quince Cocktails to Make at Home
  • 1 ounce homemade quince syrup (below)
  • 1 ounce brandy
  • 1 ounce heavy cream
  • 1 barspoon Frangelico
  • Freshly grated nutmeg, for garnish

Procedures

  1. 1
    Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add quince syrup, brandy, heavy cream, and Frangelico. Shake until well chilled, about 20 seconds. Strain into a coupe glass. Garnish with freshly grated nutmeg and serve.


    QUINCE SYRUP


    Ingredients
    About This Recipe

    YIELD:makes about 1 1/4 cup syrup
    ACTIVE TIME:20 minutes
    TOTAL TIME:1 hour 15 minutes
    SPECIAL EQUIPMENT:fine mesh strainer
    THIS RECIPE APPEARS IN:3 Quince Cocktails to Make at Home
    • 2 pounds quince, peeled and cut into quarters
    • 5 cups water
    • 1/2 cup honey
    • 1/2 cup sugar

    Procedures

    1. 1
      In a large saucepan, combine the quince, water, honey, and sugar. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring until the sugar dissolves.
    2. 2
      Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer until the quince are fork tender, 45-50 minutes.
    3. 3
      Let cool slightly and strain off the syrup. There should be about 1 1/4 cup of syrup. If not, add water or gently reduce over low heat. Reserve the poached quince for another use and refrigerate the syrup until ready to use.

9 comments:

  1. Love your food paintings and thanks for taking the time to give us these yummy recipes

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thank you, Page! These recipes are fun for me, too!

      Delete
  2. wow! great painting and 'food for thought'!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks for your visit and comment, Myra!

      Delete
  3. I've never eaten a quince, either! Not sure that I even know what one is! Enjoying these food pieces!

    ReplyDelete
  4. Not sure that I've ever eaten a quince, either. Am enjoying your food series!

    ReplyDelete
  5. What fun to visit your blog my friend!! Wonderful work and great recipes!! Lovely!

    and thank you so much for your comment on my 30 in 30 too, much appreciated!

    ReplyDelete
  6. Hi Linda,
    Thanks for your comment! I love your paintings of the shirts. Fabulous!!! Reminds me of Maggie Siner who by the way is coming to Jacksonville in Feb.

    ReplyDelete
  7. I love your up front and center composition with the food series. Looks classical but with a modern touch. Recipes are good too (especially with heavy cream!)

    ReplyDelete

Thank you for taking the time to view my blog and leaving a comment! I read and appreciate each and every one!!

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...