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New Chicken and Quince Recipe For Rosh Hashanah

Sephardic chicken and quince

We are extremely excited to have the opportunity to do a guest post for Joy of Kosher. So much so, that we immediately started thinking of different dishes we could create. We wanted something unique,  something that would represent our cooking and also that would appeal to the Joy of Kosher readers. At the same time, we wanted to step out of "our" box a little bit. As some of you may know, most of the recipes you'll find in our blog are vegan and vegetarian. And that is mainly how we cook at home... but the Holidays are always a bit more special. So we wanted to incorporate some meat this time and get creative with it.

That's when the idea of chicken and quince came to mind.

Why quince you may ask?  It is not a very common fruit... and it's kind of a  strange combination, isn't is? Well, the idea came to us while looking at the pictures we took during our trip back home to Barcelona last summer.

quince tree

One of our favorite things about going back home (besides seeing our parents, visiting friends, enjoying great weather, eating great food and shopping) is going to our father’s garden.  He has an extensive  selection of fruits and vegetables that we just love picking fresh and creating dishes with them along with our mom. Last year our father had some beautiful trees full of quince, so we though that chicken and quince would be perfect for the holidays. Since people are always looking for new chicken recipes and quince is a new fruit, we decided to put them together!  The result was really fantastic: a sweet and flavorful chicken with caramelized quince that makes you wonder..." Hmmm...  I don’t know exactly what it is, but I like it!"


Would you like to learn other ways to use quince? Stay tuned!  Our quince paste recipe will be coming soon to our blog