Fruit of Aphrodite, Goddess of Love

Editor Note: We’ve been seeing quinces popping up everywhere lately so when we stumbled across this article by Lyndey Milan over on Inside Cuisine we had to share it. Chock full of recipe tips for both sweet and savoury this may convince you to pick up a few quinces for your autumn Seasonal Sunday Lunch.

AutumnQuincePhoto credit: JJ

Fruit of Aphrodite, Goddess of Love | Lyndey Milan

As the seasons change my thoughts turn to quinces, that golden apple-shaped fruit revered by the ancient Greeks, also known as the fruit of Aphrodite, Goddess of Love. When raw the downy skinned fruit has a delightful floral perfume but it is when cooked that quince really shines. They were once considered an old-fashioned fruit, but in the last decade or so they have had a well-deserved revival …click here to read the full article

Seasonal Sunday Lunch Recipe: Don’t miss our healthy twist on Oven Roasted Quince for a great set-and-forget method.


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JJ is editor and co-founder of Seasonal Sunday Lunch. She is a recipe developer, photographer, stylist, marketing consultant, freelance writer and creator of the popular food blog 84th & 3rd. JJ believes food should be fun, healthy does not mean boring and if all else fails pie makes everything better. You can also find her on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Pinterest and Instagram.

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