The origins of Japanese curry (and other foods)

Just saw this very interesting article which explains how Japanese curry came via the British navy. Its adoption wasn’t culinary reasons, but because of very practical, medical ones. Read also how ramen, tempura, and even sushi and sashimi have their roots outside of Japan. I won’t give away any more of the fascinating story, you’ll have to read it for yourself :):

Japanese Curry and the Navy
July 31, 2007
by Fumihito Yamamoto

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