|Place of origin||Caribbean|
|Main ingredients||Corn, sugar or salt|
Asham is a corn-based Caribbean dessert. It is thought to have originated in Africa, with the name asham derived from the Akan word o-sĭám meaning "parched and ground corn". Other names include Brown George (Jamaica), kasham (Grenada), and sansam (Trinidad).
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