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- n. A dish of cooked cornmeal mush cereal (served with milk or syrup); native to New Orleans.
When their curiosity was satisfied, they then appeared to consider our condition, and having obtained the old king's permission, they brought us a calabash full of cush-cush, that is, Guinea corn boiled into a thick paste.
The cush cush involves corn meal and cafe brule is sugar, browned to caramel, with boiled milk added.
‘Cush-cush’ seems to be African in origin and is also a type of yam.