Is chai good for your health?

WORDS BY MEGAN EVANS The ancient Indian spice of chai is rooted deep in tales of royalty and healing herbal medicine. Indian chai is believed to nurse all manners of ailments and contribute to a complete, rounded and truly peaceful well-being. It is easy to see how this special spice blend has become associated with […]

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Feb 26, 2014
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Roasted Grouse with Pumpkin Pickle

INGREDIENTS  4 whole crowns of grouse 1 tablespoon corn or vegetable oil   For the marinade 1 tablespoon corn or vegetable oil 1 ½ teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon ginger and garlic paste 1 teaspoon cumin seeds, roasted and coarsely ground 8 cloves, roasted and coarsely ground 1 teaspoon red chilli powder Pumpkin pickle Oil ¼ […]

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Feb 21, 2014
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Our Pick of the Day

One of the items that you can get with our curry magazine subscription. Perhaps the richest kind of soy sauce there is, Ketjap Manis is a delectably dark, sweet and syrupy condiment originating from Indonesia. This soy sauce an absolute staple ingredient for Asian cooking. It’s suitable for vegetarians and contains no unnecessary and unwanted fats. Great for […]

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Feb 19, 2014
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WIN a Valentine’s Day Gift Hamper

Spice up your love life this Valentine’s Day with Chaat! Magazine’s seductive spicy hamper! Our special love-themed hamper is packed full of aphrodisiac spiciness, and as if that wasn’t enough to get you ‘in the mood’, it comes with an issue of Chaat! Magazine. Our current issue includes 23 fantastic recipes ranging from flavoursome nibbles […]

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Feb 14, 2014
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Rise of the Chilli Vodka

WORDS BY MEGAN EVANS Vodka as a plain, distilled spirit can be boring and tasteless. In small amounts it adds no additional flavour to a drink, and too much can cause that distinctive facial expression you get when you bite into something sour. Flavoured vodka is the perfect solution. It creates a delicious-tasting spirit drink […]

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Feb 12, 2014
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Thai Coconut Potatoes

Add some creaminess to your potatoes with this great recipe. Prep time:      About 10 minutes Cook time:     About 40 minutes Serves:           4 INGREDIENTS: 4 Medium potatoes, skin on, thinly sliced Olive oil 1 Onion, finely chopped 2tbsp  Thai green curry paste 300ml Reduced fat coconut milk ½ Small butternut squash, peeled and sliced (about 300g […]

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Feb 11, 2014
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Hot Drinks With a Tangy Twist

WORDS BY MICHELLE ALEXANDER With the cheerful festive season long gone, winter seems grey and extremely cold. The ideal cold-free haven would be snuggled up on the sofa, with a fluffy blanket, watching TV. Hot drinks can  make you feel warm inside, but the same old hot chocolate or tea can start to become dull. […]

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Feb 07, 2014
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Our Pick of the Day

Ever heard of bombay mix chocolate? Neither had we! The contrast of the mix’s spiciness and crunchiness combined with the dark chocolate’s silky sweetness is surprisingly moreish. Cally, the owner of Chocally, told us that, “The Bombay mix chocolate idea came to me when I couldn’t stop munching on the incredibly moreish savoury snack. I thought, […]

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Feb 05, 2014
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Blue Nun Sparkling Gold; An Ideal Valentine’s Wine

Blue Nun Sparkling Gold; An Ideal Valentine’s Wine Ideal for romantic celebrations such as Valentine’s Day, Blue Nun has released a sparkling Gold Edition white wine, complete with distinctive fine flecks of delicate 22 carat gold leaf and now available in mini 200ml bottles available from ASDA stores nationwide.   Designed with special and romantic […]

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Feb 04, 2014
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How to Spice-Up Breakfast

How do you like your eggs in the morning? WORDS BY MEGAN EVANS Despite the old wives’ tale that ‘breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day’, many of us find we don’t have the time or the desire early in the morning to spend time creating a delicious, nutritious meal. Breakfast […]

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Feb 04, 2014
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