Photo by Babiche Martens
- Preheat oven to 180C. Grease a baking dish liberally with softened butter. Peel the quinces, core and slice. Lay in the baking dish.
- Pour over the orange juice (from the 2 oranges) and water then add the star anise, halved and scraped vanilla bean, rosewater, cinnamon and honey.
- Cover with a sheet of baking paper and bake for 1 hour. Reduce the temperature to 150C and bake for a further 2 hours or until a deep ruby colour. Can be served with cream or yoghurt.