Ever wonder why Sukiyaki is called SUKIYAKI?
The word "Sukiyaki" is a portmanteau word, a combined word of suki(like) and yaki(broil).
But why is this traditional hot pot dish called Sukiyaki?
A) We eat with people we like.
B) We put anything we like in it
C) The dish used to be cooked with a plow (a plow is "suki" in Japanese)
Hint hint: Sukiyaki was originally eaten by farmers.
The answer is ....C!!
Farmers used to cook the dish using their plows during farm work.
*This is just one of many stories behind sukiyaki. Don't get mad if it's different from what you hear from other sources:)