A Beginners Guide to Making Quince Paste

Our young quince tree pretty much doubles the amount of fruit it produces each year. This year there are plenty for quince paste, jelly and poached fruit, next year I may be setting up a factory!

Quince Marmalade

Quince Marmalade

Paula Perry (Tasmania) More like jam than marmalade but a truly magical colour and flavour! Ingredients 2 kg quinces 2 lemons 2 kg sugar

Kiwifruit       Chutney

Kiwifruit Chutney

From Elizabeth Ingredients 2 onions, chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 tablespoon finely grated root ginger 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup cider vinegar ½ cup sultanas 750g kiwifruit, peeled and sliced

Mint       Chutney

Mint Chutney

Ingredients 1/2 cup mint leaves 8 medium onions, peeled and halved 1 1/2 cups seeded raisins 475g green apples 475g ripe tomatoes 2 red chillis 2 cups vinegar 2 cups sugar 3 tablespoons mustard powder 2 teaspoons salt