Aplets and Cotlets

Preparation info
  • Makes about


    small cubes.
    • Difficulty


Appears in
I Hear America Cooking

By Betty Fussell

Published 1986

  • About

In 1920, Armen Tertsagian and Mark Balaban were ahead of their time when they tried to sell yogurt to the pioneers of Wenatçhee Valley, so the pair of Armenian immigrants turned to apples instead. In Cashmere, they named their orchards “Liberty” and began to experiment with canning and dehydrating the fruit. With an excess of apple juice on their hands, they remembered the sweet of the Middle East known there as rahat locum and in the West as Turkish delight. There i