[Sca-cooks] Apple or quince???

David Friedman ddfr at daviddfriedman.com
Mon Aug 24 12:21:05 PDT 2009

>Over the centuries there has been confusion between the apple and 
>quince as it has been called the "golden apple." Although it can be 
>found still growing wild, during the Middle Ages, Greeks and 
>Italians cultivated it and it spread throughout the Mediterranean 
>and Europe. Perhaps Paris gave Aphrodite quince and not an apple. 
>What about Eve? Was there a quince tree in the Garden of Eden?

I think it has to be something that is good to eat raw, and I don't 
believe quince qualifies.

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