Easy Pan Fried Jumbo Prawns Recipe

Dan Toombs is a businessman based in North Yorkshire. This year he’s eating Indian cuisine every day and documenting it on his curry website. www.greatcurryrecipes.net There’s something about the sweet taste of fresh prawns coated with a light, savoury spice-dusted sauce. I’ve been making this recipe for years and will never grow tired of it. I chose it specially for Chaat! readers because […]

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Interview with Charile Dimmock

So then, curries. Do they play a significant role in your life?  “Of course! My dad used to be at sea and a lot of the crew were Bangladeshi. He’d come home with big bags of spices which he’d keep under the stairs. He’d grind them all up when he was making a curry for friends. I really wanted to stay […]

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Travel Zone: Cardiff

Getting to know your local spice house a little too well? A curry inspired city break could just be the ticket. This month we savour the flavour of Cardiff. Cardiff: home of the British Curry Club. The youngest capital in the UK, Cardiff was one of the very first British cities to have a recognised multicultural community. Naturally, a rich catalogue […]

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Anjum Anand’s new book: “I Love Curry”

Okay, so this has been on the shelves since last year. But Chaat! hasn’t, and it’s such a great resource for all things curry, we just had to highlight it. So, if you’ve yet to sample Anjum’s simple-but-oh-so-sweet apple, orange and mint raita, or you’re a stranger to her wholesome herby chicken curry, now’s the time to tuck in. Authenticity is the name […]

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Fusion Food

Tikka, tikka, tikka… Boom! On March 24, just as this issue was beginning to develop, our news desk sprang to life as researchers in the US announced that turmeric could detect explosives. We’ve always known spices had a lot to give, but this takes our cherished ingredient to a whole new level. We called up Chaat’s science expert Mark Frary to find out […]

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Basmati for the World!

Two days, 35 food journalists from across the world, 15 top international chefs and some of India’s most high pro le government o cials… The rice industry has never seen such a high pro leevent as the inaugural Basmati for the World conference. Naturally Chaat was there to sample every morsel of it. From extensive discussions on just how much Basmati rice is […]

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