History of noodles: How they achieved a dominating presence & why they can’t be written off

Superb piece on history of food, society, wars and so on. It is written by Vikram Doctor in ET.

He shows how emergence of instant noodles was an answer to Japanese hunger, answer to American imperialism, an attempt to keep diets Japanese etc.

We take so many things for granted these days. I mean things like history of noodles is also such a fascinating thing to learn.


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