National Curry Week 2016
Oct14

National Curry Week 2016

National Curry Week has finally arrived, the celebration of over 200 years worth of great curry in the United Kingdom runs from the 10th – 16th October. This week never fails to bring out the best on offer across the nation, and we thought, why not give you; the reader, some facts on the curry culture of the UK, as well as some personal experiences. I can safely say that I shall definitely be digging into a curry myself this...

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Our tribute to Peter Grove
Jun27

Our tribute to Peter Grove

Peter Grove (74) has suddenly passed away on 15th June. He was on holiday with his wife on Gran Canaria when he suffered a fatal heart attack. Peter was the founder of National Curry Week and the Curry Tree Foundation, which have raised funds for several charities since they’ve been started 19 years ago. A passionate man, Peter also was a food journalist, historian, sport journalist and writer. Born in Hornchurch, Essex, in 1942, he...

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Fasting and praying. What do Muslims eat during Ramadan?
Jun07

Fasting and praying. What do Muslims eat during Ramadan?

The holy month of Ramadan started yesterday Monday 6th for over 1.2 billion Muslims all around the world. Faithful Muslims will spend every day of the holy month fasting and praying from dawn to sunset, in order to purify the soul and get closer to God. But what are the faithful allowed to eat during the Ramadan month? Basically, suhoor and iftar are the two main meals. Suhoor is consumed before dawn, while iftar is served after...

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Taking care of customers is a duty, not an option
May24

Taking care of customers is a duty, not an option

Two years after the sad event, yesterday justice has been served for Mr. Paul Wilson and his family. Paul, who suffered from a severe peanut allergy, died from anaphylactic shock after eating a take away meal from an Indian restaurant in North Yorkshire on January 2014. The curry house owner, charged with manslaughter, has now been jailed for six years. Despite the customer’s warning not to put peanuts in his order because of his...

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5 incredible benefits of curry powder
May09

5 incredible benefits of curry powder

Maybe the benefits on health are not the main reasons why we love curry powder so much but that’s it. The tasty powder is also a magic powder, apparently. Curry is made up of several ingredients that may vary depending on the region. Usually these are: coriander, turmeric, cumin, cardamom, mustard, garlic and red pepper. They all have important benefits on health. Here we list the most important: It strengthens your immune system ...

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Our tribute to Tim Bacon
May03

Our tribute to Tim Bacon

Tim Bacon passed away last Friday 29 April, after a long battle with cancer. He was the founder and Chairman of Living Ventures, the successful company owning many popular bar and restaurants in Manchester, such as Artisan, Australasia and Gusto. From Tanzania, where he had spent his childhood, to the North West England, Tim Bacon came a long way, not only geographically. Together with Tony Wilson and Graham Stringer, he’s considered...

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