What’s in a Curry?
Curry. Kari. Kaeng. However you pronounce it, curry is one of the world’s the most beloved dishes. Many believe the Indian subcontinent to be the birthplace of curries and that they migrated West following British colonial rule throughout the 18th century. The word ‘curry’ comes from the Indian Tamil word ‘kari,’ which is used to describe any dish made with a blend of spices. It is thought that curry spice blends were originally developed by Indian traders to help returning British rulers and expats recreate the taste of Indian curries back home. And that the Indian spice trade boom helped to introduce curry to the rest of Asia.More