Chinese deep-fried dough sticks. Photo: Shutterstock
Did churros, deep-fried dough eaten in Spain and Portugal, come from China?
  • It’s been suggested churros came from China via Portuguese traders in the 1500s – and also that the Portuguese took churros with them to China
  • However, most scholars say churros and Chinese fried dough sticks are more likely to be distant cousins with a common ancestor, the Arabic zulabiya
6 Sep 2021 - 11:44AM