събота, 9 ноември 2013 г.

Quince Picking


Just a few pictures from this past Sunday outing to a friends' country house. The quinces were just ripe, so we gathered a crate. We are not very keen on eating fresh quinces, but they are quite delicious in the form of compote or jam.





The house is in the Lyulin mountain, so Gabi and I went for a walk in the fields around and gathered some rose hips and hawthorn berries too for fresh berry tea.



When picked carefully, quinces can last for quite a long time, so I'll have fresh quinces at hand for quince compote for at least two or three months. These beauties are destined to be the victims of today's dessert :)))


4 коментара:

  1. http://odsvegaponesto-oljaka.blogspot.com/2013/10/ruza-koja-je-mnogo-vise-od-ruze.html
    Mi smo susedi, ako se ne varam, možda vam ovo da ideju kako da još iskoristite te divne dunje ;) Prijatno

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  2. Красивые айва)))У нас же айва не созревает:она крепкая как камень и на вкус горькая,вяжущая...

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  3. I believe I've never had quinces. What do they taste like? Figs?

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    1. Quinces are from the apple family, so they are more close to apples and pears, but much more astringent and very stiff. But stewed they are very aromatic and soft.

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