[Sca-cooks] Japanese breakfast
sjk3 at cornell.edu
Mon May 11 06:01:18 PDT 2009
>Here's a note on a Japanese breakfast from Saveur with a photo gallery
>It was in a post about breakfasts for Mother's Day.
This was the part that caught my eye:
>Western foods made inroads into the Japanese diet during the 16th century,
>when Portuguese traders introduced eggs. (Until then, chickens had been
>considered sacred, so neither they nor their eggs were eaten.) By the end
>of the 19th century, people all over Japan had begun embracing even more
>Western foods, like beef (which had also been banned for the previous
I'd never heard either of these before. Has anybody else? Any idea how
true these assertions are?
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