Chinese Quince fruits (available in many Asian markets)
fresh ginger, grated
Wash the fruit well in cold water.
Trim and discard the top and bottom portions.
Cut fruit in half and remove pit.
Thin slice the fruit crosswise.
Place the slices in a bowl in layers, covering each layer generously with sugar.
Cover and let stand at room temperature for two to four hours.
Place in a large jar in layers, drizzling honey over each layer, and close tightly. Refrigerate for ten to twenty days.
Add 1 tablespoon of the syrup like mix to one cup of boiling water.