Posted by: hearttohearthcookery | September 8, 2012

Their Bread is of Two Kinds

Indian Bread and Green Corn Bread

Moravian missionary, John Heckewelder, wrote:  Their (the Lenape) bread is of two kinds; one made up of green corn while in the milk, and another of the same grain when fully ripe and quite dry.  The mashed flour corn in the milk stage is wrapped in green corn blades as pictured to the right and mature flour corn pounded fine to make the Indian Bread on the right.

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