Quince

Ivy on Οκτωβρίου 12th, 2013

There are so many reasons I’m feeling really blessed with my life but first and foremost was that I met «D», we got married and had three wonderful children together.   I am grateful that we are growing old together and today we are celebrating  our 33rd wedding anniversary. Although my today’s post is not […]

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Continue reading about Banana Cupcakes with Chocolate Quince Glazing

Christmas time is a period when we all over indulge into baking cakes, cookies, and other Christmas treats.  We bake so much that we eat and eat and they never seem to end.   Now, if you are lucky and working, you can always «get rid» of a few calories by taking some at your […]

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Continue reading about Quince Gingerbread Yoghurt Cheesecake – Uses for leftovers – Part I: Cookies

Glyko Kydoni kai Kastano (Quince and Chestnut spoon sweet)

Ivy on Ιανουαρίου 9th, 2009

Quince is one of my favourite spoon sweets and I made it three times this year.  The first and second time I made it the same way as I had previously posted the recipe and my children loved it. My son who was coming from Switzerland for the Christmas holidays told me that he wanted […]

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Continue reading about Glyko Kydoni kai Kastano (Quince and Chestnut spoon sweet)

Ivy on Ιανουαρίου 8th, 2009

Quince is known from ancient years and its cultivation is said to have preceded that ofthe apple culture.Many references to «apples», in the ancient yearsmay have been to a quince. Among the ancient Greeks, the quince was a ritual offering at weddings, for it had come from the Levant with Aphrodite and remained sacred to […]

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Continue reading about Pork Tenderloin with Quince, Prunes and Chestnuts

Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 1st, 2008

In Greece and Cyprus we like preserving fruits and you can make what we call glyka tou koutaliou (spoon sweets) with anything you can imagine. We make glyka tou koutaliou with fruit, flowers, vegetables and nuts. Quince is one of my favourite fruit preserves and this was the first time I attempted to make some.  […]

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Continue reading about Glyko Kydoni me Amygdala (Quince Spoon Sweet)

Ivy on Οκτωβρίου 25th, 2008

Whenever I go to the farmers’ market I never plan what to buy.I know, of course, what the basic things I need are but there are things which I buy depending on the price, which are not in my plans.This week for instance I bought some pomegranate, quince, pumpkin, apples, bananas and grapes. (The bananas […]

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Continue reading about Autumn Fruit Crumble: Pumpkin, Apples and Quince.


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