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Try the world’s oldest dessert, called “Noah’s pudding”

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Cerith Gardiner - published on 04/30/22

This sweet treat is steeped in history and meaning and is also delicious!

One of the ways to celebrate a special occasion is with something tasty. And this has been the case for millennia.

In fact, long before the birth of Christ, people rustled up sweet treats for festive occasions, such as saving mankind from extinction. In fact, Islamic tradition states that Noah’s family was so relieved that they survived the Great Flood thanks to Noah’s ark-building abilities, that they decided to make a pudding.

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