Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Wikifight: The History of the Hot Pot

From the article on the Hot Pot, one can learn all of the following:

1: The Asian hot pot originated in Mongolia.
2: There is little evidence to support that.
3: The Mongolian hot pot tradition originated from nomadic tribes, and is the father of the Chinese hot pot.
4: A nomadic household would avoid the tools required for hot pots, to save volume and weight during migration.