The quince is the sole member of the genus Cydonia in the family Rosaceae It is a deciduous The fruit is 7 to 12 cm (3 to 5 in) long and 6 to 9 cm (2 to 4 in) across. . It is known as dulce de membrillo across the Spanish-speaking world, where it is used in a variety of recipes, eaten in sandwiches and with cheese. Fragrant, delicious quince fruit is a member of the Rosaceae family of pome fruits. Native to Asia Minor, this once popular delicacy has taken the backseat in the Missing: spanish. Cherimoya, Caqui, Quince and Pomegranate are seasonal fruit in Spain. Good for: Chirimoya have 75% water content and contain vitamin A & C. This spanish fruit is very typical in Autumn especially; How to eat: Slice off.