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Navigate by clicking on the section headings below, then by choosing a headline to read a story

Issue 197

May 2013

19th May 2013

NEWS

* Welsh curry crown for Bengal Spices.........................
* UK's ethnic restaurants lose 123 million visits between 2009 & 2012..
* Peru to act as host for Latin America's Top 50....................
* El Celler de Can Roca named as world's best.......................
* Italy faces pizza maker shortage...................
* Europe's biggest Indian chain moves east to Edinburgh.................
* Thailand slips to third in rice production................................
* Charan Gill listens to 11 year old advisor...........................
* Restaurant spices up ready meals market.............................
* Horsemeat scandal changes consumer behaviour.......................
* Ceviche - Peruvian Kitchen............................
* More cities than ever compete to 'curry off' title........................

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Drinks
Chase Marmalade Vodka Crepes.........
Try a drop of Nelson's Blood..........
Fullers forms partnership with Bieres de Chimay.................
Enjoy summer with Mahiki Coconut....


Editorial
Ethnic restaurants at the crossroad........

Products
Become a BBQ Hero with Colmans...

Features

The Origins of Lababdar..........
The Origins of Railway Lamb Mutton Curry............

 

Mridula Baljekar (right) and Monisha Bharadwa meet fellow cookery book writer and Indian TV star Sanjeev Kapoor at the Mango Festival

Another award for Lasan's Jabbar Khan and Chef Aktar Islam

RESTAURANT

Asian

Deep Blue Sea Festival for Cinnamon Culture.......
Chino Latino celebrates 10 years..........
7 day WAG diet from Massala Cobham...........

NEWS.

Italian
First anniversary for Spaghetti House Kensington............

Spanish
Sherry tasting at Los Gatos, Swindon...

Lebanese
Dalila opens in Battersea...........

BOOKSHELF


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Great Curries
by Si King & Dave Myers
published hardback by Weidenfeld & Nicolson of Orion Publishing.

ISBN 978-0-297-86733-3 £20


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Vivek Singh produces new Kitchen Bible

Cinnamon Kitchen - The Cookbook

 
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Maricel Presilla's
Gran Cocina Latina -
The Insider's Culinary Guide To Latin America

500 fascinating pages

click on cover for review

From India

by Kumar & Suba Mahadevan

published by Murdoch Books

Hardback £25.00

"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 or at Amazon
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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WATCH OUT FOR THE NEW BEST IN BRITAIN AWARDS (BIBA) IN JUNE 2013 ISSUE

 

 

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