No news – eating spicy food makes you live longer
Aug07

No news – eating spicy food makes you live longer

So they’ve studied 1/2 million Chinese people and discovered that those who ate spicy food several times a week had a 14% reduced risk of dying over those who only ate it once per week or less. Some reports I heard said 3 times per week, others 6 or 7 times. I have no idea if these researchers were sponsored by the Chinese Chilli Growers Cooperative but the research has been published in the British Medical Journal so presumably...

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Kebabish Original, Blackburn review
Jul06

Kebabish Original, Blackburn review

A couple of members from the CC team who wanted to enjoy an Indian somewhere different, decided to go and experience the thrill of the grill at Kebabish Original in Blackburn, an unlicensed restaurant popular for their grilled food. Kebabish Original are a UK franchise with around 60 restaurants mainly in Greater London and the South of England but also in the Midlands and the North. Here’s our 60 second guide to Kebabish Original,...

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Bradford at the top of the list for Curry Capital 2012?
Jun20

Bradford at the top of the list for Curry Capital 2012?

Being born as a British Asian, I have enjoyed a curry almost every night with my family, from as far back as I can remember, which is probably why I only enjoy eating spicy food.  But when I think about going out for a curry the first place that springs to my mind is Bradford and as argued by most of my friends from the town – it is and should remain as the Curry Capital for this year. Bradford has been the reigning champion as the...

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Spicy fish and cucumber salad recipe
May30

Spicy fish and cucumber salad recipe

As summer approaches us, are you thinking of something light and fresh to eat? Look no further – we have the perfect, cool dish to keep your taste buds ticking in this hot weather. The spicy fish and cucumber salad is a Southeast Asian dish with a contrast of different flavours including sweet, sour, spicy and savory all mixed together.  This salad is made from plain white fish which is used as the base of the recipe and strips of...

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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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