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Issue 192

December 2012

19th December 2012


16th National Curry Week

Great British Curry Quiz
2013
This new event will take place in the first week in May 2013 to launch National Curry Week 2013
Great food, great fun, celebrities and the chance to become the 2013 Quiz champion
(click here to request details)

NEWS

* Death of the Sunday Dinner......................................
* Kids go Vindaloopy...................................
* Curry Chef of the Year for Gt Yarmouth.............................
* Manchester wins Regional Restaurant title.............................
* Annual British Curry Awards..................................
* Nahm closes down............................
* Tootoomoo Malaysian opens in Crouch End..............................
* Coya Peruvian opens in London.................................
* Winners of Asian Curry Awards.........................................
* Eating Out under pressure............................
* 4000 curries in the same restaurant............................
* Bad restaurant experiences put customers off.................
* The changing face of Britain..................

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Drinks
Tia Maria cocktails for Christmas......



Features
Spices are nature's miracle so why do we keep them secret?...................
Mridula Baljekar at Sharjah..............
National Curry Week to work with Find Your Feet charity................
The Origins of Country Captain..........

Products
Manchesgo wins World Cheese Award.......
Goldenberries - nutritional nuggets of gold.........
Sous Vide comes to the home...............

Chef Cyrus Todiwala with fellow chef Brian Turner

Dipna Anand receives the Personality of the Year Award at British Curry Awards

RESTAURANT

Asian
Araminta is top Midlands takeaway........
Eastern Balti raises £1000 for charity.....
Elvis to visit Taste of Mogul...........
Mango Lounge top in London/Home Counties...............

NEWS.

 

Mexican
Lupita East holds exclusive party......

BOOKSHELF

Vivek Singh produces new Kitchen Bible

Cinnamon Kitchen - The Cookbook

 

2013 Cobra Good Curry Guide Celebrating 30 years

Publisher, The Curry Club, Haslemere, GU27 2AP

ISBN: 978-10-9537735-3-4 RSP: £14.95

Indian SuperMeals: Baby & Toddler Cookbook

Author Zainab Jagot Ahmed

(published by Autharium RRP £4.99)

"Very well done indeed and what a brilliant effort to bring to light so much information. It's going to take me some time rummaging through it but I am going to enjoy every moment of it" -
Cyrus Todiwala OBE DL DBA Chef/Patron Cafe Spice Namaste

 

The Flavours of History
Authors : Peter Grove and Colleen Grove
Date Published : November 2011
Price : £28.50 inc postage
Brief Description : Written by top food critics Peter and Colleen Grove as a reference book for those in the catering industry, it is also a book that is a must for anyone interested in food. The reader is taken on a journey back in time to the very start of our love of herbs and spices and offers fascinating insights into how our food - and taste buds - have changed over the years. A richly illustrated chapter called, "Exotic Foods, Herbs and Spices A - Z" offers interesting snippets about the history as well as the culinary traditions and medicinal effects of food, herbs and spices around the world. You can even try to make Chicken Tikka Masala using the recipe from the winner of the 2002 CTM Award in the United Kingdom. As organisers of National Curry Week it is perhaps inevitable that curry features quite heavily but if chapter titles like, 'History of the Ethnic Restaurant in Britain', 'Dean Mahomed - First Man of Curry', 'Origins of Curry - Is it really English?', 'On the Trail of the Tandoor', and 'The 'Currification' of the World' make your mouth water then this is certainly the book for you.

Buy now : http://godivabooks.com/books.html


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Top international chefs that have collaberated to supply exciting special recipes for "Recipes For Success 2009" to raise money for The Curry Tree Charitable Fund.
Chefs include Cyrus Todiwala OBE, DL ; Mridula Baljekar ; Alun Sperring ; Dipna Anand ; AV Siram ; Babu lal Yadav ; Alfred Prasad ; Mohammed Aslam ; Deepinder Singh Sondhi ; Vikram Sunderam ; Mehernosh Mody ; Monish Gujral ; Vivek Singh ; Jewar Lal ; Chad Rahman ; Prahlad Hegde ; Puneet Arora

All you need to know from 10,000BC to the modern day
(viewed by over 1 million people a year)

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