Author Archives: GoodKorma

A taste for infinity

Curry is such a varied cuisine that it may feel infinite…. but is it? And while we’re on the subject… does infinity exist? In the distinguished company of Archimedes – and Professor Ian Rumfitt, Senior Research Fellow, All Souls College … Continue reading

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Indian Festival Feasts

Vivek Singh’s new hardback may look like a cookbook – but between the mouth-watering recipes, it’s also a spell-binding look at the nature of human connections… and how food is the force that links us all. In an exclusive interview, … Continue reading

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Music in the Body

How the Happy Mondays helped me understand the meaning of curry You think you understand something important to you… a phrase, a concept, an idea. And then you realise you weren’t even close! Something happens that means you have to … Continue reading

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THE GRATEST!

If you’re nuts about coconuts… get your hands on the Odiris… the greatest grater of them all! Some decisions are difficult; others are easy. This one is as easy as it gets… if you eat freshly-grated coconut, click here. The … Continue reading

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UP IN SMOKE?

Can you really put live charcoals into a curry? Is this a living Indian culinary tradition– or just a pile of embers? And what can YOU do to help keep the flame alive? So that’s that… the ambitious curry I’m … Continue reading

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Two tales of turmeric

Meet two Indian men doing very different things with turmeric – and meet one confused food blogger.   The tiny charcoal brazier stands 12 inches high off the patio – about the height of a seated baby – and a … Continue reading

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Soul food

Eat like a God in Varanasi   If Chef Vivek Singh suggests that you try an experience… do it! When I asked him what I should do on a trip to India, he replied: “Go to Varanasi; eat at the … Continue reading

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