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Budino

Budino, a Kythiran sweet, blends milk, semolina, sugar, cinnamon, black currants, and almonds—a Carnival tradition in the island’s capital. Its name and ingredients suggest English pudding influence, reflecting a probable English origin.

Man holding plate with pieces of ‘Budino’ means pie with semolina

Budino is made with milk, semolina, sugar, cinnamon, black currants and almonds, and used to be served as a sweet on Carnival in the houses of the capital of Kythira.
Probably this sweet has an English origin, since the name and the ingredients of the dessert are reminiscent of English pudding.

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