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National Indian Pudding Day

Today is National Indian Pudding Day. And, you can look elsewhere if you don’t want Native Americans to influence this holiday! For these are the undisputed facts!

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What is Indian Pudding?

A North American version, known as corn mush or Indian mush, is in its simplest form corn meal cooked slowly in water until it thickens. Like grits or polenta, it may be eaten hot or left to cool and solidify, when slices of the cold pudding may then be fried.

Native American Influence

Indian pudding is a traditional New England dessert, “a cold-weather classic. Seventeenth-century English colonists brought hasty pudding to North America and transformed it completely.

Lacking wheat, they substituted cornmeal, a grain they learned to cultivate from Native Americans which led to the new name Indian pudding, derived from their name for cornmeal, Indian meal. Wikipedia

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