Medlar cheese

A cheese made with fruits? It really is, and you’ll certainly see that the flavour of this dish with strange name will perfectly fit Christmas time with its spicy scent! The medlar cheese comes directly from spicy fruit pastes widespread during the late Middle Ages and the Renaissance, which were often prepared with quinces and pears and, we could¬†say, are … Read More

Renaissance medlar tartlets

Now that we have learned how to clean the medlar and make a delicious jam, we can prepare a delicate tart straight from 1653. Yes, you read that right, a recipe published for the first time in the book “A Book of Fruits & Flowers. The shewing Nature and Use of them, either for Meat or Medicine “, and that … Read More