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National Curry Week: Best Indian Restaurants in UK

11th October, 2015

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National Curry Week is here again, there are thousands and thousands of Indian restaurants located throughout the United Kingdom. Every town has at least one Indian restaurant, every city has a plethora of wonderful eateries to pick from - Indian food is a massive industry in this country. The question is - which Indian restaurants are the best, find the UK's top rated

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National Curry Week – The Life & Times of the Great British Curry Industry

9th October, 2015

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As another National Curry Week approaches, the regular enthusiasm and energy associated with this annual celebration of Indian cuisine has been tempered by negative forecasts for the industry as a whole. According to a rash of new statistics released last month, two Indian Restaurant close in Britain every single week. Whilst you might assume that this is a knock on

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Spices 101 – How to Source, Buy & Store Indian Spices

2nd May, 2015

Indian spices

You could be forgiven for thinking that the most important aspect of using Indian spices is knowing which dishes to add them to, and which ingredients they best complement. Yet, should the process not begin much earlier – at the supermarket, market, or online merchant where the spice are sourced? In other words, is not locating, identifying and storing Indian spices

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Which City Has The Best Indian Restaurants, Edinburgh or Glasgow?

2nd December, 2014

mithas Indian restaurant

There are thousands and thousands of Indian restaurants located throughout the United Kingdom. Every town has at least one Indian restaurant, every city has a plethora of wonderful eateries to pick from – Indian food is a massive industry in this country. In our quest to find the top Indian restaurants in Edinburgh and Glasgow, we highlight our top picks. The question

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National Curry Week: Discover The Best Indian Restaurants In Birmingham, Cambridge and Leeds

8th October, 2014

lalbagh restaurant cambridge

The Best Indian Restaurants In Birmingham Lasan, 3-4 James Street , Birmingham If you're looking for a Indian Restaurant that's highly regarded, you can't go wrong with Lasan. It's won no less than thirteen individual industry awards - from the BBC, Gordon Ramsey, ITV, The Times and a whole lot more. You can rest easy knowing that your meal here is guaranteed to be a

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Best Indian Restaurants in London

28th January, 2014

Tayyabs london

London is the capital of Indian cuisine, some say there are more Indian restaurants in London than Mumbai in India. There are thousands and thousands of Indian restaurants located throughout the United Kingdom. Every town has at least one Indian restaurant, every city has a plethora of wonderful eateries to pick from – Indian food is a massive industry in this

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UK’s Best Indian Restaurants – Where Do Diners Like To Get Their Curry Kicks?

17th December, 2013

prashad-restaurant-drighlington-leeds

There are thousands and thousands of Indian restaurants located throughout the United Kingdom. Every town has at least one Indian restaurant, every city has a plethora of wonderful eateries to pick from - Indian food is a massive industry in this country. The question is - which Indian restaurants are the best, find the UK's top rated Indian Restaurants from our

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Glossary Of Indian Restaurant Terms – It’s Time To Test Your Taste Buds

25th November, 2013

Glossary of Indian Food Terms

If you have always tiptoed around Indian cuisine, too scared to jump in feet first and experiment - it's time for a change. When it comes to conquering a brand new culinary culture, there's bound to be a lot to learn. Yet, you don't have to be anxious about coming into contact with brand new words and terms. In fact, it's all part of the fun. If you don't yet know your

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Britain’s Favourite Indian Curries – Which Indian Curry Dish Gets Diners Drooling?

28th October, 2013

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This time last year, researchers conducted a study into Britain's favourite curries. They found out some very interesting things, Indian takeaway is a booming business in the UK. For one thing, the average British diner will spend more than £34,000 on Indian curry in a single lifetime - that's a whole lot of naan breads and onion bhajis. Indian takeaway is booming

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Health Benefits Of Eating Curry (Indian Food)

9th October, 2013

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US research has shown that eating a curry a day can stave off nasty infections. Now who needs an excuse to order an Indian takeaway for tea? Scientists have been studying the natural chemical curcumin for years. They already know that it can reduce blood glucose, increase iron reserves, aid digestion and potentially prevent the growth of carcinogenic cells. On top of

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