Hungry History

Category: Christmas

christmas pudding

The History of Christmas Pudding

Christmas Pudding (also known as plum pudding or figgy pudding) is a dish as famous as it is misunderstood.


Oyster Stew on Christmas Eve: An American Tradition

Find out how Irish immigration brought this dish to the Christmas table.

Mincemeat: It’s What’s for (Christmas) Dinner

Mincemeat has a history almost as flavorful as its long list of ingredients.


The Medieval History of the Christmas Cookie

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, when cooks around the country take to their kitchens to bake cookies galore.

Yule Log

The Delicious History of the Yule Log

‘Tis the season for rich food traditions, including that of the Christmas Yule log.