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Spiced Quince Sweet
Spiced Quince Sweet
Method
  • Rub the quince with a towel to remove the fuzz. Wash with cold water. Peel, remove the stems and tough parts.
  • Cut into 4 pieces and remove seeds and tough middle part. Cut each piece in half (or three pieces if the fruit is very large).
  • In a stainless steel pot, add the quince, sugar, lemon juice, quince juice and spices. Bring to a boil and simmer for 2 minutes.
  • Transfer to a bowl and cover with parchment paper. Place in refrigerator overnight.
  • Repeat this process for 4 consecutive days.
  • On the fifth day, boil them in a stainless steel pot. Remove the froth and continue to boil for 10 minutes over low heat. Stir carefully.
  • Remove the quince pieces with a spoon and put them in a jar. The syrup will be added to the jar when ready.
  • Let the syrup come to a boil, one last time and pour it into the jar. Seal the jar.
Tip
You can keep the pits, seeds and the peel, to make quince juice!
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

85
Calories (kcal)
4 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

0.03
Total Fat (g)
0 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

0.0
Saturated Fat (g)
0 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

20.1
Total Carbs (g)
8 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

20.1
Sugars (g)
22 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

0.1
Protein (g)
0 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

1.8
Fibre (g)
7 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.0
Sodium (g)
0 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.