Spiced quinces

There weren’t many quinces this year, but maybe I have enough for this, because the recipe is made according to the amount of juice you get from the quinces. Put the peeled and cored quinces cut into small pieces in cold water and a small handful of kitchen salt (so the recipe says but I […]


How does my garden grow?

We were so thrilled with how well our garden did last year; our raised beds were full of lovely vegetables, our apple trees were laden with almost too much fruit, and the japonica was equally full of lovely quinces. We were full of optimism and anticipation for this year’s harvest… there was a very warm spell in February, […]