Fresh Quince should be firm and yellow and aromatic. Any soft spots or brown spots are a sign of age. Fresh Quince is a member of the apple family, but cannot be eaten raw. Once cooked this pomme is tasty and is perfect for many recipes incliding Quince Jam, muffins, a great side for meats, excellent with Blue cheese.
Quince are loaded with antioxidants and when cooked they begin to oxidize which causes them to rust which gives them a red color.
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