I plan to harvest my medlars tomorrow for the first time. It froze last night, but I think they’ll still need some bletting. Has anyone cooked with them? I’m hoping for about 5 pounds.
I’d like to make medlar butter the same way I make pear butter. Cook, press through a colander, add sugar and spices a little at a time until I like the taste, then cook it down. I prefer things not too sweet. Will this work? I’ve seen recipes with lemon juice. Is that needed for water bath canning? They seem pretty acidic. I probably won’t get enough to really need to can it. I’d like to learn what it tastes like with just a little sugar before I decide what else to put in it.
Does anyone have any suggestions or a good recipe?