Found it! The recipe for Quinces in Orange and Cardamom Syrup

Drink in the incredible fragrance with which a single quince can seduce a room and feast on its pomaded sweetness.  It will, I promise, brighten your northern sky.

(Monty Don, 2004)


Last year I wrote of an “Abundance of Quinces“, lamenting about the recipe that I could no longer find for Quinces in Orange and Cardamom Syrup.

Again this year, the beautiful old quince tree provided us with more quinces than we knew what to do with.

Quinces just picked and ready to take into the kitchen…

So it was now time to get serious and search for the misplaced recipe for one of our favourite quince recipes.  It took me a couple of weeks, going through books, searching on the computer, rifling through draws full to the brim with pages torn from magazines and newspapers, notes, and handwritten recipes gathered over time – oh the frustration! Continue reading