Quince is a fruit very similar to apples and pears in that it grows on a deciduous tree, but it is far too astringent to eat raw. Quinces are usually cooked for a long period of time until they lose some of that acidic flavor and become tender.
Check out this video to learn how to utilize a quince in making a delicious paste called membrilla.
It's quince season! Today on Funny Side Up, Lisa presents "Quince (For Your Vegucation), in which she learns how to make membrillo - a tasty paste that pairs ridiculously well with manchego cheese. As usual, laughs ensue as Lisa attempts this seasonal delight for the first time!