Reprinted from The Blood Type Diet Website (

Fresh Quince


This is a way to make quince edible without being cooked.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (0 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Type B (0 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Type O (0 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Snack
  • one large quince
  • 1-1/2 to 2 cups hot water
  • 3 to 4 Tablespoons sea salt
  • quart jar
How to make it:
  1. Peel the quince and discard peels.
  2. Slice off bite sized pieces of the quince until you reach the core (the core is very similar to an apple core). Pack the pieces into the quart jar.
  3. Mix the sea salt and the hot water.
  4. You want the water to be slightly too salty to your taste.
  5. Pour the water over the quince and let soak overnight in the fridge.
  6. Remove from water and enjoy.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Quince  N N A A N N N N
Sea Salt1 N N N N N N N N
[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

    If an ingredient is an avoid for your blood type, then try using a BTD compliant variant/substitute or leaving the item out of the recipe.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 18, 2007 at 03:11 PM By: Drea