Collection: Quince

A quince is a type of fruit that belongs to the same family as apples and pears, but has a different appearance and taste. It is a deciduous tree that produces hard, yellow, and fragrant fruits that are shaped like pears or apples, but have a rough and fuzzy skin. The flesh of the quince is sour and bitter when raw, but becomes sweet and soft when cooked. Quince is native to the regions south of the Caspian Sea, but can grow in various climates. Quince is often used to make preserves, jams, jellies, pies, or drinks.