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cotogno

quince

There's not much to do with a quince but make it into semi-solid quince jelly or paste, or cotognata. Eaten on bread, with cheese, or incorporated into desserts.

In Piedmont, cotognata is called cognà: quinces mixed with walnuts and hazelnuts, and served with bollito misto.

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

Images by: Jules