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June Pelo
09-04-07, 00:11
A number of people in Finland have asked me if we eat Mämmi on Easter here in the US. Our family didn't, but maybe other families did. Here is what I found about it on the Internet.

http://www.dlc.fi/~marianna/gourmet/mammi.htm

June

christina
09-04-07, 11:32
Mämmi (in finnish)
Memma (in swedish)

Christina

Hasse
09-04-07, 13:02
The background can also be read from the Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M%C3%A4mmi).

"...Its precursors can be traced all the way to medieval Germany. But as its use spread with Catholicism to the far northern reaches, the food fell gradually into disuse there, so that it remains as a relic chiefly in Finland..."