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Quince Syrup Recipe

Recipe

250g quince roughly chopped
Juice half lemon
Two strips of lemon zest
Pinch salt
250g sugar
250g water
6 Rose Geranium leaves (optional)

Method

Place the chopped quince in a saucepan with the lemon zest, lemon juice and water. Bring to the boil and then add the sugar and salt. Stir thoroughly to dissolve the sugar, cover with a tight fitting lid and then simmer on a low heat for about an hour. Add the geranium leaves and allow to cool. Once it is cool strain through a fine sieve and bottle the syrup. (The now cooked quince are delicious with yoghurt). Refrigerate the syrup.