Questions. Do Querulous Quabs Quack and if they do would they drive you Quackers ?
Q was a Quince that hung upon a garden tree;
Papa, he brought it with him home And ate it with his tea. (Edward Lear). The quince.
Quince, is generally grown in central and southern Europe and Asia. Also parts of the US, including Portsmouth, New Hampshire and Newbury, Massachusetts.
Round about 1275 Edward 1 had Quince planted at the Tower of London,
They have a tough outer skin which makes it difficult to peel so are better- baked whole.
They can be used in jellies and jams, and are delicious served with roasted ham and cheese.