Description: Da Morgada Quince Paste is a wonderful accompaniment to cheese plates and can also be served with meats. It is made according to ancient recipes using fresh quince fruit and sugar cane and it is cooked into a paste. It has a sweet, delicately floral taste and is amber in color, with a dense texture.
DaMorgada Quince paste is made according to ancient recipes. Honey was used initially and only later in the 1800s, was replaced by sugar cane, by the nuns at the Odivelas monastery. The sugar cane was bought by Portuguese from archipelago of Madeira and Brazil through the route of sugar.
Weight: approx. 80g/pce
Recommended Storage: Keep in a chiller and consume with 3/4 weeks.
- Opens in a new window.