Monthly Archives: May 2013

Multi-country cookbooks

It’s a fact that – as a curry cook – you may want to surf across the cuisines of the Middle East and Asia to find the place where your palate says ‘wow’! If you do, then are some great … Continue reading

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The genius of curry harmony (and why Mozart can learn from every Indian chef)

In a recent Guardian feature (What does Europe mean to you?) opera director Kasper Holten gives a lovely definition of how different voices can blend into one harmonious experience: “The second act of Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro ends with sheer genius: … Continue reading

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A curry journey

Every journey starts somewhere, and my ‘curry journey’ started in the checkout queue in Tesco, Brixton. The year was 1995, and I found myself on a solo shopping trip in Tesco, standing behind an elegant mother and daughter wearing saris, who were … Continue reading

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