Shahenshah (Curry Mile), restaurant review
Jul19

Shahenshah (Curry Mile), restaurant review

Two of us from the Curry Culture team decided to go to the Curry Mile and see where we ended up. As soon as we stepped off the bus we were spotted by what can only be described as a ‘curry salesman’. He promised the best food on the Curry Mile, free poppadoms and a twenty percent discount off our bill. Having not made a choice about where to go, we decided to follow him into ‘Shahenshah Tandoori’……...

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Life Long Customers Get Free Curry
Jul17

Life Long Customers Get Free Curry

FREE CURRY AT THE KHYBER TANDOORI! An elderly couple in Leicester who have dined in the same curry house three times a week for 28 years have now been told by the owner that they will never have to pay for another meal. Over the years Bob and Margaret Allen have worked out that they have probably eaten more than 8,000 curries and 4,000 popadoms and naan breads since they first visited The Khyber Tandoori when it opened in 1984. Khyber...

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True Taste of India, Norden review
Feb21

True Taste of India, Norden review

This unassuming restaurant is nestled away in the small village of Norden in North West Rochdale.  Part of the local community for almost 25 years, the charm of this place lies in its consistency; high quality food (I’ve been eating here all my life and am yet to have a bad meal), value for money and laid back service. Here’s our 60 second guide to the True Taste of India: Ambience 7/10 – The 40 cover restaurant has booth...

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Regional influences and styles of cooking
Jan09

Regional influences and styles of cooking

Indian Indian cuisine is renowned for its sophisticated use of exotic spices and herbs in its dishes. Rice and pulses combined with rich spices such as chilli pepper, black mustard seed, cumin, turmeric, fenugreek, ginger, coriander and asafoetida form the staple ingredients in most dishes. In terms of the cooking of food, the use of a Tandoor, a clay-like oven, and grill add to the food’s already prominent taste. Punjabi A special...

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