May 22 is National Vanilla Pudding Day


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Foodimentary - National Food Holidays

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It is amazing how you can make a perfect bowl of smooth creamy vanilla pudding

from simple ingredient like milk, eggs, sugar and vanilla.

Celebrate the National Vanilla Pudding day on May 22th!

Did you know…

  1. The Fortress hotel in Galle, Sri Lanka, is charging $14,500 a serving of the world’s most expensive pudding, which is called “The Fortress Stilt Fisherman Indulgence”.
  2. Hasty pudding, originally a British dish, this pudding could be made on very short notice.  Ingredients vary, but it was basically a sweetened porridge made from flour, tapioca or oatmeal and milk. The term originated in the late 16th century.
  3. In Colonial America cornmeal was cheaper and more readily available, so here, Hasty Pudding was a cornmeal mush (cornmeal added to boiling water and cooked) with molasses, honey, brown sugar or maple syrup and milk.
  4. There are both savory and dessert versions of this dish.

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