The first testimony about growing these yellow fruits, with an unusual taste, sweet, sour, with bitter and unmistakable perfume, is dating from 4,000 years back. Where have grown for the first time in the sunny islands of the Greek archipelago. Quinces are dating from ancient Greece and then begun to spread throughout Europe and Asia. The Romans called them “apple of gold” and used them to protect from evil and charms. Lovers made erotic rituals celebrated by eating a quince fruit, in order to remain faithful forever.