Ashure or Noah’s Pudding is a Turkish dessert that is made of a mixture of grains, fruits and nuts. Making Ashure is a tradition in Turkey as well as many of the surrounding countries, Muslim, Christian and Jewish cultures share similar versions under a variety of names.
In history it is claimed that when the Prophet Noah’s Ark came to rest on Mount Ararat in northeastern Turkey, Noah’s family celebrated with a special dish.
Since they had little in food supplies, what was left mostly grains, dried fruits etc, was cooked together to form a pudding, what is now called Ashure. Continue reading “Ashure Noah’s Pudding” »