Mystery Inside a Cookie

02008-01-16 | Uncategorized | 2 comments

Solving a Riddle Wrapped in a Mystery Inside a Cookie – New York Times
Now a researcher in Japan believes she can explain the disconnect, which has long perplexed American tourists in China. Fortune cookies, Yasuko Nakamachi says, are almost certainly originally from Japan.


  1. Carol

    Interesting history..and a gracious attitude of the Japanese.

    I had one fortune that came true. It said, “You will make great gains.” I was 7 months pregnant at the time.

  2. yumiko

    Loved reading the Readers’ Comments portion. Some of the fortunes that were posted were great!


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