When Bombay Duck Was Banned In England

Why is the bombil also known as Bombay duck? One explanation is that during British occupation, the dried fish stank up the dak — or mail train — that carried it. The fragrant dish gained a cult following in England… until it was temporarily banned by European authorities over hygiene concerns. 🙄🤬 Here is a throwback to British diners reacting to the ban on their beloved bombil. #tbt

avatar
Brut.
22 August 2019 9:01 AM