Turkish Delight

I live half a world away from Britain and never imagined that I would finally get to eat Turkish Delight.  Decades after reading The Chronicles of Narnia, I had a vivid imagination of what Turkish delight would be.

What did I imagine?

Toffee-tasting, nutty chocolate so delicious a person couldn’t put it down.

What was it?

A strange thick gel, like really thick jello with a subdued taste surrounding by a thin layer of chocolate.

So that was a disappointment, but the regency romances I love mentioned treacle.  That was yummy!  Now I just have to find a place that sells marzipan…

About jeanetteraleigh

Jeanette Raleigh is an artist and author who has spent most of her life at some creative pursuit. Whether painting a castle or writing a novel, Jeanette enjoys the playful aspects of creation and strives to make worlds where others feel at home. You can find her works of art and information about her fiction at www.jeanetteraleigh.com.
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