Roasted Spiced Quince for your Cheeseboard

5 December 2023 — Dinner, Party

Roasted spiced quince


3-4 quince, unpeeled, washed

8 cloves

2 cinammon sticks

300g caster sugar

80g honey

1 lemon (juice)

How to make it

All our cheese boxes make spectacular cheeseboards, but to make it exceptional you can add these incredible roasted spiced quince. Finish off with Thomas J Fudge’s Biscuits for Cheese and you’ve got the superstar of cheeseboards!

  • Preheat oven 160°C/140°C fan/Gas 3.
  • Cut the quinces in half length ways and core
  • Place in a baking tray, cut side up
  • Press cloves into each half
  • Scatter the sugar over
  • Drizzle the honey
  • Then drizzle with lemon juice
  • Place the cinnamon stick in the dish on top of the fruit
  • Bake the fruit until lightly brown, approx 35-40 mins
  • Remove and allow to cool
  • Once cool cut the roasted spiced quince into smaller slices and arrange on the cheeseboard

For the perfect cheeseboard, here are some ideas:

With a Meze Cheeseboard you present just one cheese and surround it with a range of carefully chosen accompaniments for both contradictory textures and complimentary flavours.

At Christmas time, you can really push the boat out and create something spectacular

Here’s how and why you should make the perfect cheeseboard.

To make your own cheese crackers and breadsticks:

Poacher cheddar has an earthy and powerful taste that is nuttier than a mature cheddar with overtones of an aged alpine cheese. This flavour, combined with a chilli kick makes a great breadstick!

Light, elegant and fragrant cheese crackers that you can serve with cheese or store and have as a savoury snack with a glass of something delicious.

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