My mother told me a lot about how they were happy when they had a chance to get a quince from the tree; they were putting it in their wardrobes between their clothes to give nice smell to their clothes at that times when they did not have perfumes. I can imagine quince scented wardrobes it was very nice, safe and healthy way to smell good…. and she adds those time the quinces and all fruits were smelling really good but now days unfortunately and sadly they didn’t… and after it begins to getting ripe in the wardrobe they took it and made it into a dessert like this — during those days nothing was to throw but to use it use it reuse it! When she prepare this dessert always as I use to ask her what were they doing that times it’s always nice to hear old quality stories especially during long winter nights.
Favorite winter dessert!
I’m always getting very exited when doing this veryyy simple but amazing dessert. The smell, the taste, the look Oh my GOD it’s terrific!
This is why honey bees like it :)))
First you need fire if you have fire place or stove like me you are very lucky you just have to wait until the log is turn to a nice fire it’s relaxing to sit in front and watch for a while.
Come on get up it’s time to take one nice smelled organic quince wash it well.
I wish I had a tree.
Wrap it with aluminium foil like this
Put it on top of the fire-coals. I remember my mom was covering it with fire-coals as well you can do the same or turn it every 10 min. to cook every part of it.
I check it out. It wasn’t cooked yet it wasn’t soft and the skin should be burned. Cover the foil again put on fire-coals to wait more.
It should be burned more than the picture more than half of it should be burned. This takes 40 min. with me because I didn’t have enough coals and the quince was big. If you have enough coal and to cover it with them maybe this will take 15 or 20 min. I think.
Remove it from foil cut it in half first.
Peel the burned skin. Remove the seeds from the pits. It smells amazing.
Put 1 tsp of honey in each half of quince cut nice slices. If you like more honey drizzle over more honey or you can serve it with scoop of ice cream.
This is for 2 person but I ate all of it veryyummmmyyyy.
I opened the refrigerator and see I have cauliflower that I bought last week so I start to think what can I create today?? Different, delicious, easy, simple, healthy. Okay I find it! Cauliflower pasta with garlic yogurt mmmm…. sounds good healthy smart
1 cup pasta
1-1/2 cups cauliflower cut into small pieces
1 cup greek yogurt
1 tbs extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp sea salt
1 tsp pressed garlic
On top (optional but yummy)
1 tsp hot pepper flakes
1 tsp olive oil
Cook the pasta with water and salt as it says on it’s own package.
Add olive oil and cauliflower stir for 1-2 min.
Add just little bit of boiling water and salt and cover the lid let boil 5-8 min until it gets soft but firm as pasta.
Combine cauliflower and pasta let them cool.
Combine yogurt and garlic take tablespoon fulls put on top of cauliflower pasta.
In small pot combine olive oil and hot pepper let them 1-2 min to heat then drizzle over the yogurt.