Membrillo (Quince Paste)
A Spanish delicacy with a gumdrop-like texture, membrillo is traditionally served with manchego cheese.
1. Simmer quince, lemon peel, and 6 cups water in covered saucepan over medium-low heat 40 minutes, or until soft. Drain, then purée in food processor. Return to saucepan, and stir in sugar and lemon juice. Cook over low heat 11/2 hours, or until pink and very thick.
2. Line loaf pan with parchment paper. Spread paste in prepared pan, and cool. Unmold onto cutting board, and slice.