Goan Cuisine Is A Lip-Smacking Fusion Of Native And Foreign, And You're Going To Go Coco-Nuts For It
This is just a very small snapshot of my personal favorites of Goan cuisine, there is so much more I'll leave to you to discover. If anything, I hope this has shed a little light on how many magical and timeless styles of cooking and untapped ingredients there are out there if we just make the effort to try something new.
Based in Staffordshire, Amarpal runs iCookIndian, an authentic Indian cookery school that also offers at home cooking experiences. It is these experiences that have established Amarpal as a key entertainment figure amongst popular names in the capital
Indian cuisine in the UK continues to blossom and grow and it's now up to us to keep pace. National Curry Week is a blessing that promotes the development of Indian food and it's also a great excuse for families to get back into the kitchen to cook an enjoyable meal together.
It was with much excitement that I plated up and took my first couple of mouthfuls. Spicy but delicious. So delicious in fact that I set to on Our Lord God Google to see if I could find the recipe. It took me a few minutes to track it down on a cookery site, mainly because I was also still filling my face ... which was starting to feel a tad warmer ...
With all the doom, gloom, drama and chaos that is sweeping the country following Brexit, there couldn't be a better time to remind ourselves of what makes Britain, and in particular London, so great. One of the best indications of London's spectacular diversity and ability to draw on such a wide range of cultures is the incredible range of restaurants in the city. Here are the top five I would high recommend checking out when in town.
Kari Ayam - or simply chicken curry - is an absolutely delicious aromatic dish utilising cooking techniques and ingredients from across China and South East Asia and would be a most unusual addition to any dinner party!
As soon as I hear the crackle of the curry leaves in the pan, this recipe takes me straight back to the sunny beaches of Kerala. It celebrates all of the incredible fresh ingredients on offer on the Indian coast - fresh fish, coconut, curry leaves and ginger...
It's true to say that we are all are increasingly conscious of the existence of allergies and food intolerances. One of the most common is sensitivity to gluten, which can range in severity from mild intolerance through to full-blown coeliac disease.
It is the general consensus that cooking Indian food is an expensive pastime and while I can understand how it can be perceived that way, I would actually argue that it is one of the best cuisines for economical eating.
Thanks to the flavourings used there isn't the need to overcomplicate dishes with rich creams and butters. Plus curries by their very nature provide a slow release of energy, perfect for anyone undergoing an intensive training regime.