The WAG Curry Diet
May14

The WAG Curry Diet

A staple for drunk students stumbling down the curry mile (and hungover students the morning after) curry is often considered a naughty indulgence. But as Sunil Kumar Sinha, head chef at Massala in the wealthy suburb of Cobham in Surrey, is trying to prove, a curry needn’t be fattening. In fact, Sunil often cooks for the figure-conscious Surrey WAGs and is keen to demonstrate, through his menu and new ‘WAG Curry...

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Thai Cuisine – A Natural Healer?
Jul13

Thai Cuisine – A Natural Healer?

I adore thai food.  It smells wonderful during the cooking process and tastes delicious too.  And we are all aware that thai cuisine is a far healthier choice than some of its spicier peers.  So, the fact that it may also contain ingredients that are naturally healing, feels like the cherry on the cake! Recent reports have suggested that hospitals in Thailand offer their patients an alternative to western forms of medicine – a...

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Thai Healthy Eating
Jul02

Thai Healthy Eating

If you’re in the mood for an Asian meal from the Far East – Thai offers a range of lighter options  as the food is generally fresher and less heavy than Chinese. Thai dishes offer an abundance of vegetables and where there is fat, in peanut sauces for instance, it is often of the healthy, unsaturated kind. So if like many of us you are particularly figure conscious at this time of year but still want to dine out here is...

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What to eat on a diet in a Curry House?

It can be tough sticking to a diet when eating out, here are some handy tips on what to pick from the menu (and what to avoid) so you can enjoy a delicious meal but be healthy at the same time. Starters: Chicken tikka is a great slimline choice, with less than 150 calories, if you opt for raita and skip the other sauces and dips. Choose this or two poppadoms with 1tbsp mango chutney. Two small onion bhajis will set you back about 200...

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Eating spicy food will cool you down!
May28

Eating spicy food will cool you down!

When you’re sat soaking up the sun what kinds of food run through your mind? Maybe ice cream, fresh salads or fruits such as watermelon? Well recent studies have found that hot foods like curries containing peppers are actually the ones to cool you down. Chillis are grown in some of the warmest regions, providing us with fiery foods like Indian curry, Thai soup and Jamaican jerk. Crying from the bite of a hot pepper or sitting over a...

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