October 21 KBOO Food Show: Quirky Quinces

Food Show
program date: 
Wed, 10/21/2009

(Quinces growing at Tremaine Arkley's orchard in Independence)

Our October show featured:

  • Barbara Ghazarian, author of the cookbook Simply Quince, on how to cook with this beguiling, old-fashioned fruit.
  • Cookbook author Linda Ziedrich, on preparing quince paste (membrillo)
  • Joseph Postman, who cultivates 100-some quince clones at the USDA's National Clonal Germplasm Repository in Corvallis, home of North America's most diverse quince grove.
  • Sally Hilles, of Hazelnut Hill Farm near Monroe, on this year's abundant filbert harvest.

For a local source of fresh quinces, contact Tremaine Arkley at 503-838-4886 or email OregonQuinces@gmail.com.


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