Tags: Spanish
Also known as "dulce de membrillo"

Quince Paste
Where to get Quince Paste

2009 Aug 29
For a good cheap substitute, go to any middle eastern grocery for quince jam. My favourite is the Ayva Receli from Turtamek. Instead of a jam, this is a compote, Turkish style, with chewy slices of candied quince in a fragrant, heavy syrup.

2009 Jul 29
I'll take foods that begin with Q for 800, Alex.

La Bottega ottawafoodies.com/vendor/1173 in the market has quince paste in their jam section (look for a small rectangular flat block). I just bought one last month to try (it was from Portugal I think) - quite delicious. They also have quince jam which would probably work just as well as quince's high pectin content makes the jam quite...solid.

Another alternative is guava paste - the taste (and appearance ~ so nicely pink/orange) is very, very similar.
Grace on Bank Street ottawafoodies.com/vendor/1157 sells round flat tins of it.

When quince are in season, you can make your own;

2009 Jul 28
Anyone know where I can get quince paste (membrillo)in Ottawa? It is supposed to be a good match for manchego cheese.