The fruit of the quince (cydonium vulgaris or penalty) has a swirl-shaped oval, ribbed, fitted with 5 lodges each containing several seeds. And 'greenish color and turn yellow as they mature. The high content of pectin and tannins is still very useful for prtogne are obtained essentially jams. The use and conservation of the quinces dates back to Roman times. Jams quince and quince belong to a vast area that stretches across the center of Italy, and has important references in Abruzzo and Campania and in other territories from the ancient Bourbon kingdom.
This jam and apples of the Trappist nuns of vitorchiano will make you live a dream