Photo by Jason Dorday
- Cut into chunks, leaving the skin on and put them in a baking dish.
- Cover with water and an almost equal amount of raw sugar.
- Put into a moderate oven and baste with the liquid for at least an hour. You may have to top up the water.
- When the chunks are totally soft, drain any remaining liquid and cool.
These super-sweet glazed morsels are great with a tasty cheese or alone as a "sweet meat". The cook's reward is the beautiful perfume that comes off the quinces as they cook.