What is it about Tempura, that everyone seems to go crazy over it. I always say, go to a buffet, and you’ll see even the most timid of people fight for the last piece of tempura. The tempura station usually has a line as long – or sometimes even longer – than the carving station! And even when they dump in a new batch, within seconds, you can be guaranteed that it’ll be all gone.
Being a Picky eater, I normally don’t eat dishes with shrimp or prawn. Just to avoid a lengthy discussion, I would tell people that I’m allergic to it. But when there’s Tempura, all bets are off. It’s funny, because whenever we go to a Japanese restaurant, my wife and I would fight over the Tempura. She’ll stop and say, “Hey, aren’t you ALLERGIC to Shrimp?” I would simply tell her, “ Oh no, my doctor said that the Japanese Breadcrumbs neutralizes the toxic agent that triggers my allergies.
Which is usually met with the roll of the eyes by my wife.