Posted by: hearttohearthcookery | November 17, 2013

Pumpion, Pompkin, Pumpkin

IMG_7827-001  The name pumpkin originated from the Greek word pepon meaning large melon.  Pepon was changed to pompon by the French and became to the English pumpion.  This New World food traveled across the Atlantic and returned with the name pompkin or pumpkin which the colonists used.

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