Da Morgada Quince Paste is a wonderful accompaniment to cheese plates and can also be served with meats. It is made according to ancient recipes using fresh quince fruit and sugar cane and it is cooked into a paste. It has a sweet, delicately floral taste is amber in color, and has a dense texture.
DaMorgada Quince paste is made according to ancient recipes. Honey was used initially and only later in the 1800s, and was replaced by sugar cane, by the nuns at the Odivelas monastery. The sugar cane was bought by the Portuguese from the archipelago of Madeira and Brazil through the route of sugar.