Tag Archives: Quince

Twelve months, twelve moments and one blue slug: The Puppets reflect on 2014


For days and days, Karagöz, ever the trickster, has been hounding me with one question – “Yılbaşı? Yılbaşı? Yılbaşı? Where are we going to celebrate the new year?”  Embracing our middle-aged personas, we headed for our beloved curl at the end of the earth … Continue reading

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Quince mania: The ayva tatlısı that was 9 years in the making…


Last night, M. and I enjoyed the most luscious of Turkish desserts, Ayva tatlısı or quince sweet.  And it was a welcome change to our diet of take out food – none of which has included dessert. Much to my surprise, … Continue reading

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