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To Preserve quinces.

This is an excerpt from A Book of Cookrye
(England, 1591)
The original source can be found at Mark and Jane Waks' website

To preserve Quinces. Faire core your Quinces and seethe Licour upon the fire, and put in the cores, and seeth them very well with two or three peeces of Quinces, and then put in your Quinces, and let them boyle very softlye till they be tender, then take up your quinces, and set them faire upon a cloth, and let your Licour seethe a great while till it be somewhat high coloured of the Quinces, and then when the licour is colde, and the Quinces be colde, then put in your Quinces againe and so faire cover them. These wil serve to bake or make tartes all the yere.


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