This is some true first world problem if you ask me. I'm Italian and our food culture can definitely be super elitist and closeminded, very adverse to "other ingredients". Hell, even Curry as a concept is not very widespread, like at all. I like foreign food isles. I can find Peanut Butter, Maple Syrup and stuff that is normally not known/used in regular local cuisine. Am i culturally appropriating if i wanna make some damn curry? Seriously, you Americans make race issues out of absolutely nothing. That article reads like shit stirring of the first degree at best and downright ignorant at worst. Absurd point of view.