Pulses and Beans - A Tasty Alternative to meat?

Bini Ludlow | Posted 04.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Bini Ludlow

I myself have fond memories of lentils; I remember growing up, that my mother would cook both meat and lentil dishes. I now realise that that this not only gave us a varied and balanced diet but meant she could feed the family while keeping to a tight budget.

10 Comfort Foods To Help You Plough Through January

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When it comes to January, things on the food front can seem a little bleak. This is mainly because the food baby you've been storing over Christmas...

Woman Gets Curry House Logo Tattoo So Her Dad Can Have Free Meals For One Year

SWNS | Posted 24.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A mum-of-three went to extreme lengths to ensure her dad would enjoy free meals for a year at his favourite curry house - by getting a tattoo of their...

Thai Curry With a Real Coconut

Colin McQuistan | Posted 18.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Colin McQuistan

So I was down my local Morrison's and my girlfriend saw this little guy and was all like "I totally bet you can't open this" and I was all like BET I CAN! and then she was all like "I totally bet you can't make a decent curry though!" and I was all like BET I etc.

Recipes For The Weekend: Chia Breakfast Pudding And Sesame Chicken Salad

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Heavenly food makes for a great weekend - don't you think? Especially when the dishes drop straight from the pens of Hemsley and Hemsley, the styli...

National Curry Week

Shelina Permalloo | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Shelina Permalloo

It's national curry week and I thought I'd make my own unique curry that I could share with you. It was 2 years ago that I won MasterChef with my Mauritian Mutton Curry and who would've thought that something that was a family classic would win a culinary TV show like MasterChef.

5 Mistakes People Make When Cooking Curry

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It might be one of the nation's favourite dishes, but there are still a handful of errors we make when attempting to cook a curry. Food writer and ...

How Eating Curry Could Improve Your Brain Health

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

There's good news for curry fans - your favourite meal could also be beneficial to your health. An ingredient in the yellow curry spice turmeric m...

Too Hot? Don't Blame It on the Spices, Blame It on the Chilli!

Bini Ludlow | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Bini Ludlow

The common misconception I always face about spices is their heat - many of the budding chefs through my doors say they don't like food that is overly spicy, what they really mean is 'don't use too much chilli!'

LOOK: Cockroach Found In Curry

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.01.2014 | UK

It's the stuff of nightmares. You're tucking into a takeaway curry, then there's a loud crunch… it must be a cardamom seed you say, but no, fishing ...

Foreign Flavours, British Farms: The Future for UK Agribusiness?

Jemimah Steinfeld | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK
Jemimah Steinfeld

We are taking to heart the old adage if you can't beat 'em, join 'em, and in some instances growing 'em. Grapes are arguably leading the pack here. Only a few decades back wine was seen as something "posh" and foreign. Not any more.

The Bhaji Man

Linda Duffin | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Linda Duffin

He sells 30 thousand onion bhajis a year under the Bhaji Man trade name, along with 14 Indian, Sri Lankan and Thai curries. He began by making them in the family kitchen. Now they're put together by a wholefoods company in the Cotswolds but still packaged by hand by Don and Joan.

Revealed: The Formula For Cooking And Eating The Perfect Curry

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 01.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

In my household, we heap our curry and rice on our plates and the ensuing scene resembles dinnertime at the trough in the movie Babe. Apparently, this...

Swimming With the Fishes in Maafushivaru

Matt Glass | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Matt Glass

Maafushivaru is tiny - just 500 metres long - and I immediately made it my mission to walk the entire thing over the course of a week. I didn't make it because the bar is in the middle, but it's important to have goals.

The Land of Stilts and Honey(moon)

Charli Morgan | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Charli Morgan

I have first-hand experience of how cheesed-off Adam and Eve felt after they were booted from the Garden of Eden, because I too was forced to leave Bounty advert perfection in The Maldives - and I never so much as looked at a Granny Smith.

Jail For Man Who Sprinkled Own Pubic Hair Over Lamb Bhuna Curry To Avoid Paying

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK

A man who sprinkled his own pubic hair over a half eaten curry in bid to avoid paying for his meal has been jailed. Lee Tyers was caught on camera ...

'I Like My Curries Pretty Hot': David Cameron Heads For India

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 13.02.2013 | UK Politics

David Cameron will head for India next week, Downing Street has announced. The Prime Minister will lead a delegation of British business leaders as...


Harry Deansway | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK Comedy
Harry Deansway

Any landlord who thinks a customer should be subjected to a roast potato curry whilst listening to a full Sterophonics album should be frog marched out of the hospitality industry and into a mental institution.

Recipes To Warm You Up At The Weekend

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle

As the one of just six chefs in Europe to have received a Michelin star for his Indian cuisine, the executive chef at top restaurant Tamarind, Alfred ...

Leaning Tower Of Poddadom

Posted 23.07.2012 | UK Comedy

In five days the entire world will be looking at Great Britain as it welcomes the Olympics. The world's fastest, strongest and most ruthless athletes ...

Why A Spicy Curry Is Good For Your Heart

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 28.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle

People who love a spicy curry could be eating their way to a healthy heart, researchers have discovered. Scientists from the Chinese University of...

How to Become a Curry Connoisseur in a Year

Dave_Jenkins | Posted 18.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Last January I took a day off from the role I'd been playing in the music industry for almost a decade, visited a local businessman and proceeded to convince him I was the man to launch a new, national food and lifestyle magazine. That man was the founder of the British Curry Club.

Does an Indian Curry Have to be Hot?

Maunika Gowardhan | Posted 08.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Maunika Gowardhan

Is an Indian curry always hot? Seems like a bit of cliché answering that; though just saying no doesn't quite suffice until you get a glimpse into the mystical heady mix of the Indian subcontinent.

Takeaway Meals Contain 'Excessive' Salt And Fat

Posted 02.11.2011 | UK

Excessive levels of fat and salt have been found in two of the most popular Indian and Chinese takeaway meals. A survey by the Local Government Gro...

The Legend of Chicken Tikka Masala.

Rita Pal | Posted 24.09.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Rita Pal

In 2009, many chefs' hats were thrown to the floor in a huff over the origins of the Chicken Tikka Masala.