Childhood memories – Japanese Chicken Katsu Curry

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This post is dedicated to my sister who has always adored Japanese Chicken Katsu Curry. That’s not to say that I don’t, because I certainly do, but not in the same way as my sister. A few years ago when I visited her in Vancouver she ordered it in a Japanese restaurant hoping that it would bring back the same happy childhood  memories of the dish. Sadly the disappointment on her face when she tried their offering was plain to see, so I made it my mission there and then to try and find the recipe of our youth.

You may be wondering why we were eating such cosmopolitan food at such a young age in 80’s rural England. Our blessing was that my family had close links with a Japanese boarding school called the Rikkyo School. Most half term holidays we would welcome a couple of Rikkyo students, who were…

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One thought on “Childhood memories – Japanese Chicken Katsu Curry

  1. Love this post! And though I try not to eat katsu anything (not because I don’t like them, they are too good and I love them but I gain weight too easily) your dish looks so delish.

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