Jalfrezi, the new Curry King

By Roving Reporter

Some years ago Chicken Tikka Masala turned up from India and stole British’s hearts. Since then its status as the nation’s favourite dish has been indisputable. However it wasn’t the only title it conquered, it also became the most popular takeaway, overtaking the fashionable pizza and the beloved hamburgers.  But now it seems that our taste in curries has finally moved on, and that CTM (as it’s fondly known in the industry) is being replaced. Obviously, after so long time it still has a place in our hearts, but accordingly to Chaat! Magazine, Jalfrezi, a much hotter dish, is the strong candidate to be British’s new favourite curry. This step forward…

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Taste of Britain Curry Festival 2014

By Roving Reporter

The Taste of Britain Curry Festival is set to take place in Slovenia next month.

The annual event, organised and run by UK based Curry Life Magazine, will see Altaf Hussain, master chef at Yuva Fine Fusion of Old North Road, Kneesworth and awarded curry chef, show off his skills at the festival.

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How traditional Indian food came to Britain

By Roving Reporter

30 years ago Britain’s high streets met curry with scepticism and suspicion, they didn’t know that curry had arrived to stay and to dramatically change the culture of food in this country. Curry houses brought the British out of their homes to eat, changing the way we think about restaurants; dining out wasn’t only for an occasion anymore, it became something we could do midweek because it was affordable.

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British Curry Awards 2013: The Winners

By Roving Reporter

As we announced last week, the “Curry Oscars” – as Prime Minister David Cameron refers to them – were celebrated last Monday 25th of November with a fabulous ceremony hosted by TV presenter Chris Tarrant and attended by chefs such as James Martin, top celebrities and politicians alike.

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British Curry Awards 2013

By Roving Reporter

The countdown to the 9th annual British Curry Awards is now on. They will take place next Monday 25th November at The Battersea Evolution in London. This year will be bigger and better than ever with a new theme promised and a spectacular show being developed by director and producer, Justine Ali, who said “This year we are pulling out all the stops. It is something you will not want to miss”.

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4th National Eating In/Out Week

By Roving Reporter

The 4th National Eating In/Out Week will take place next Monday 18th November and will end on Sunday 24th. We are already looking forward to it!

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Bradford Curry Capital of Britain 2013

By Roving Reporter

On the 15th of October Bradford was crowned as The Curry Capital of Britain for a record third year in a row.

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3rd Annual English Curry Awards Finalists!

By Roving Reporter

The 3rd annual English Curry Awards take place on Monday 2nd September 2013.

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Curry helping to create jobs in Birmingham

By Roving Reporter

Locals have come up with an innovative new scheme to help create jobs in Birmingham – the Balti Baccalaureate!

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The Dish of Choice for Community Cooking

By Roving Reporter
Community Cooking

We know that one of the things that’s so great about curry is its ability to bring communities together. Whether it’s in your favourite Indian restaurant with friends or a home cooked meal with the family; curry is a fantastic treat that gets us around the table enjoying ourselves. But what is it about curry that’s so appealing to so many people? Well obviously it’s delicious. But curry is also extremely cheap to make, with its versatility and richness, curry is the quintessential food economiser. Highly nutritious and really quite easy to prepare; it’s no surprise then that Curry is often the dish of choice for community cooking events. In June, in…

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Cut VAT for restaurants in the UK!

By Roving Reporter

The FoBC and the ACF believe the current VAT for restaurants is too high – will you support their campaign?

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Curry for Change

By Roving Reporter
Curry for Change

During June, Brits across the country gave back to the nation that gave them their love of spice by partaking in Curry for Change month…

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