Hutsulian Cornmeal Mush

Kulesha

Preparation info

  • Makes

    6

    servings
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The New Ukrainian Cookbook

The New Ukrainian Cookbook

By Annette Ogrodnik Corona

Published 2020

  • About

An ethnographic group of pastoral highlanders known as the Hutsuls occupy the eastern strip of the Carpathian Mountains in Ukraine. The Hutsuls are renowned for their colorful, richly ornamented folk dress and their handicrafts, especially wood carving. Hutsuls are a passionate, freedom-loving people engaged mostly in sheep-herding. Corn is the native grain in the region and a staple of their diet. It is used in the form of hominy and cornmeal.

The following recipe is the Hutsul way