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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Vadouvan Spice Mix
Aug15

Vadouvan Spice Mix

Have you ever heard of a Vadouvan recipe? No, nor have I, but I was introduced to it by a French friend and apparently it’s all the rage in France. Vadouvan is a French-Indian curry powder which requires a complex process to prepare it – or you can just buy it online but where’s the fun in that? Some would say that it’s a French interpretation of  Garam Masala or “French curry powder” because it...

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Indian Street Food : Kung Fu Master Chef
Aug11

Indian Street Food : Kung Fu Master Chef

If you’ve never seen the video before this is worth a watch

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How to make Garam Masala
Jun11
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The Bad, The Good and The Spicy…chilli peppers!
Mar27

The Bad, The Good and The Spicy…chilli peppers!

By way of Appliance City we present: “The Good, The Bad and The Spicy”! The guys at Appliance City are going through a bit of a spice obsession, and after making a selection of the best chili recipes in honour of National Chilli Day (27th Feb), they couldn’t get peppers out of their minds. Since then, they’ve been thinking about the huge variety of known chilli peppers, from the juicy bell pepper to the terrifying ghost pepper, so...

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Grow your own… curry?
Sep11

Grow your own… curry?

Nothing beats authentic, fresh ingredients when making a curry; so why not grow your own? It’s easier than you might think to grow some of the ingredients used in most curries in the UK. It’s also extremely enjoyable and rewarding to start completely from scratch. Winter is approaching more quickly than many of us bargained for after what was a half decent summer, but for some key ingredients there’s still plenty of...

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