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Thu 28-Nov-13
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I make and sell quince jelly, I'd be interested to know how you do with it Val, it's a slow seller, usually to the older generation and every year I say I won't bother next year but then can't bear to waste the fruit.

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Will be doing the C cake on Saturday as will be in all day.

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I think you've hit the nail on the head, Jan, it is the older generation who are more likely to know what it is and what to use it for.

This year I have made a lot more quince paste and only a little quince jelly - in five little jars with the spring-clip closure - only 150ml in each, so I won't be charging much, but am hoping to sell them at the Rotary Christmas dinner, as well as the quince paste.

I would put the jelly into small jars, and then people are more likely to spend, say, £1, just to try it.

Depending on how much I have made (generally), but I would put it into a Victoria Sponge cake; add a spoonful to gravy to enrich it; or serve it with pork, cold meats, or cheeses - Manchego cheese is meant to be the first choice, but I haven't tasted that yet! smile

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I'd love to put all my produce in to spring clip jars, but I rarely get those donated and they are quite dear to buy, which then, of course, you have to add on to the price.  I sometimes make a pate for my hampers and that goes in those sort of jars. In the past I've added the odd jar of quince jelly to other jams and chutneys to use them up. I need to make some more onion marmalade in the next few days and will probably stick a jar in with the redcurrant jelly that goes in to that. 

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It sounds like you have a good variety there - hope you do well today on your stall. ok

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