Quince Ratafia or Eau-de-Vie Recipe
Quince Ratafia or Eau-de-Vie
Flavors of France
Total time: less than 15 minutes
Difficulty: Requires a certain dexterity
Chef's Note

A traditional recipe prepared in the kitchens of the Hôtel Abbaye de Riaud

- Quinces
- Eau de vie

Add per 4 cups
- 300 g (10 oz.) granulated sugar
- 1 clove
- 1 piece of cinnamon stick
  1. Do not peel the quinces; quarter and seed them; grate them; 
  2. place in a bowl; cover and let macerate in a cool place for 3 days; 
  3. squeeze the quinces in a towel; measure out the juice collected;
  4. add an equal quantity of eau-de-vie, and to each liter of this mixture add 300 g (10 oz.) granulated sugar, 1 clove and a piece of cinnamon stick; 
  5. cover and leave to infuse for 2 months; strain through cheesecloth and bottle. 
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In collaboration with the Hôtel Abbaye de Riaud

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