October 4, 2012 This sweet, tart fruit pie is a beautiful showcase for the flavors of fall and winter. Great on a holiday or dinner party table, it's at its best when served alongside a plate of cheese: the rich quince flavor balances beautifully with a wedge of funky, crumbly blue beside it on the plate. See the recipe for Vanilla-Scented Quince and Pear Pie ». Helen Rosner
Quince is a fruit similar in appearance to a pear, but more tart. We’ve rounded up our favorite quince recipes.