Vivek Singh’s Omelette Curry

A quick and easy dish, yet impressive. You can be really imaginative with flavourings and try whatever is in season to flavour it. Serves: 4 Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes Ingredients 6 large British Lion eggs 1 red onion, finely chopped 2 green chillies, seeded and finely chopped ½ tsp roasted cumin […]

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Mar 28, 2018
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Nine minute Keralan egg curry

With Easter upon us we thought egg recipes would be ideal for the holiday nice and quick! Serves: 2 Cooking time: 9 minutes Ingredients Chaat! Magazine Sponsor Product Suggestion by East End Foods = Garam Masala 4 large British Lion eggs, hard-boiled 2-3 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 onion, finely chopped 3-4 cloves garlic, finely chopped […]

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MIDDLE EASTERN CHEESECAKE

This Palestinian sweet, known as knefeh, is a speciality of the city of Nablus in the West Bank, and is made using Nabulsi cheese – a semi-soft white brined cheese that becomes soft and stretchy when heated. You need to soak the Nabulsi overnight to reduce its saltiness. Alternatively you can use mozzarella as a […]

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Mar 28, 2018
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Kick start your detox with Beef in Oyster sauce from Wing Yip

Wing Yip’s Beef and Broccoli in Oyster Sauce is a perfect choice for a healthy dinner during a January detox. The broccoli in the dish is super nutrient rich, while protein packed beef is a great source of vitamin B. Wing Yip is the UK’s largest oriental supermarket chain, bringing authentic Oriental ingredients to British […]

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Mar 28, 2018
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TOM KERRIDGE: Curried Cauliflower Soup

It’s said that life begins at 40, yet while some men buy the sports car or embark on a change of image, when celebrity chef Tom Kerridge passed that famous age milestone he decided he needed to alter his lifestyle in order to make the most of his middle years. “I think when people get […]

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Mar 02, 2018
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Pink Lady Cinnamon Roses

Feel like something nice and sweet! In these yummy treats, thinly sliced South African Pink Lady apples are microwaved and then arranged on folded filo pastry, sprinkled with cinnamon, and rolled up. They are baked for a few minutes until tender – and they end up looking like roses. Clever! TRY EAST END FOODS GROUND […]

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Mar 02, 2018
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SRI-LICIOUS

Born out of a shared love of Sri Lankan cuisine, Sri-Licious is the creation of close friends Mary and Callie. Based in Gloucestershire, we serve up fresh, tasty Sri Lankan food from a converted catering transit van at street food fairs and festivals in the South West and Midlands. Having grown up in Sri Lanka, […]

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Mar 02, 2018
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Crab curry Kekada rasedaar

Crab is very fashionable at the moment This delicious dish is messy because you have to crack the crab claws and eat with your fingers, but it is worth it! The stylish host would provide rosewater fingerbowls for the guests. Recipe by Keith Floyd one of the legends of the reality cooking programs that both […]

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Mar 02, 2018
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#Diwali2017 Pineapple Ladoo Recipe

Diwali is a time for sharing with friends and family. #HappyDiwali These Pineapple Laddoo’s are the perfect sweet treat for Diwali. I use canned pineapple rather than fresh as it’s a simple yet convenient ingredient which is bursting with fruity flavour. Easy recipe!   Ingredients   1 x 415g can Del Monte Pineapple Chunks in […]

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Oct 16, 2017
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#NationalCurryWeek Pea Chicken Tikka Masala

Make #NationalCurryWeek a! Use all those harvest vegetables now! Ingredients 4 chicken breasts, skinless and boneless 2 tbsp natural yoghurt 4 tbsp tandoori paste 3 tbsp vegetable oil 1 cinnamon stick 6 cardamom pods 1 large onion, peeled and finely chopped 3cm piece of ginger, peeled and grated 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed 1 […]

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Oct 09, 2017
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10 Great Reasons to add smoothies to your diet!

Today’s smoothies using smoothie makers or blenders can use a vast array of ingredients on your supermarket shelfs to include both fruit and vegetables, now all year round you can use all the very fresh ingredients that you have in your kitchen gardens and incorporate them into your daily diet!   10 Great Reasons to […]

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Sep 21, 2017
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Pea and Aubergine Curry #GreatBritishPeaWeek

Nutritional information PER SERVING (4): 106 kcalories, 7g protein, 13g carbohydrates, 9g fat, 0g saturated fat, 8g fibre, 5g sugars, 0.05g sodium. Nutrition – as well as the nutritional value of the Peas this recipe contains: Beta carotene, vitamin C, folic acid, calcium, magnesium, allicin plus other antioxidants from the herbs and spices. Ingredients 2 […]

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Jul 11, 2017
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GREAT BRITISH PEA WEEK IS BACK! The UK’s annual celebration of the British pea harvesting season will take  place from 10 – 16th July -Mild Pea and Sweet Potato Curry

Mild Pea and Sweet Potato Curry Nutritional information PER SERVING (4) 600 kcalories, 7g protein, 35g carbohydrates, 8g fat, 1g saturated fat, 7g fibre, 13g sugars, 0.04g sodium. Nutrition – as well as the nutritional value of the Peas this recipe contains: vitamin A and beta carotene, B complex vitamins, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin […]

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Jul 11, 2017
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Bunny chow #StreetFood South African Curry

Street food has become so popular over the last decade in the UK, but there are still many regions of street food still to be explored by UK diners, here is recipe from South Africa! Bunny chow is simply a hollow bread roll stuffed with curry – not made with real bunny, but with tender […]

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May 22, 2017
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Black-eyed peas with tamarind and coconut

Anjula’s World of Daal! More recipes like this in issue 28 of Chaat!  Daal’s the store cupboard ingredients that can trigger your taste buds and culinary skills! Anjula’s tells Chaat!, “I have always loved daal; for me it’s the ultimate delicious comfort food. I’m not quite sure why many people in the UK don’t appreciate the […]

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May 10, 2017
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Chaat! Magazine for Sale at WHSmith Stores Nationwide

Issue 28 is available now at WHSmith stores nationwide for all you budding spice lovers!! With 23 hot recipes for you to exercise your culinary skills! Chaat! Magazine is a delightful read for those who love a bit of world flavour! Even our team here have a real addition to spicy cuisine and it’s such a […]

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May 03, 2017
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GROW YOUR OWN CURRY SEASON TWO

RE: GROW YOUR OWN CURRY Welcome to the this years British Curry Club’s campaign to encourage the public to “grow your own curry” ingredients! This is the second year we invite primary schools to get involved in our “Grow Your Own Curry” campaign, along with help from our campaign partners, Chaat! Magazine, Sutton Seeds, East […]

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Apr 24, 2017
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Celebrate #Pakistani Cuisine with Shehzad Hussain a perfect #recipe for #Easter

Further recipes and interview in Chaat! issue 28 NEHARI LAMB NEHARI Regarded as the national dish of Pakistan, nehari is known for its piquancy and texture. The name has its origins in Arabic and means ‘day’ or ‘morning’ and it was typically served to kings and nobility around sunrise, after the Muslim early morning Fajr […]

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Slow Cooked Cumin and Coriander Spiced Vegetables with Pearl Barley

This rich and flavoursome veggie stew is a great way to experiment with your rice cooker, demonstrating that this must-have kitchen gadget can do more than serve up bowls of fluffy basmati. Autumnal veg and piquant spices create a wonderful, and surprisingly light, stew full of delicious flavours and delightful textures. Vegetarian and vegan friendly, […]

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Apr 10, 2017
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Anjula Devi’s Healthy Indian Inspired Christmas Feast

For anyone looking forward to enjoying a Christmas with a difference, chef and author, Anjula Devi, has created a Christmas feast with hints of carefully selected spices, all containing amazing health properties. Anjula’s Christmas banquet features: Caramelised carrots with chilli flakes, jaggery and smoked ginger juice. Finished with a drop of orange liquor.  Sticky parsnips […]

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Nov 15, 2016
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#Bonfire Night Orange Cream Brandy Snaps

These are old-fashioned, lacy, gingery brandy snaps filled with cream. They’re relatively easy to make – the fiddly bit is the shaping and filling that follows – just remember to give them plenty of space while they’re in the oven and get to the shaping soon after they come out. Ingredients 125g unsalted butter 125g […]

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Nov 03, 2016
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Gunpowder chicken #fireworks

Enjoy the traditional British celebration with an Oriental twist this November and treat your taste-buds to a gunpowder of flavours. Chinese cuisine has always been an all-time favourite in the UK, but why should the treats stop at a Saturday night takeaway? With this in mind, Wing Yip has created two exclusive recipes bursting with […]

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Nov 01, 2016
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Celebrate #Diwali with Asharaf Valappil, head chef at London’s Daawat #Restaurant

Asharaf Valappil, head chef at London’s Daawat Restaurant at the Strand Palace Hotel  Asharaf’s nomination comes at an exciting time for the Daawat Restaurant. A revolutionary summer menu with inspirations drawn from all over the sub-continent has been rapturously received by both critics and guests, many of whom have returned several times to make sure […]

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Oct 29, 2016
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East End Foods – Bombay Style Chicken perfect for a #Halloween Treat

INGREDIENTS for the recipe www.store.eastendfoods.co.uk 6 Whole Cloves 8 Black Peppercorns 2″ Cinnamon Stick 5 Green Cardamom Pods 1 Large Onion (Finely Chopped) 3 Garlic Cloves (Crushed) 1tsp Minced Ginger 1 tin Chopped Tomatoes 0.5 cup Plain Natural Yoghurt 1 cup Water 0.5 tsp East End Chilli Powder 1tsp East End Cumin Powder 1tsp Salt […]

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Pumpkin Beet Soup #Halloween #Soup

The Pumpkin Beet Soup is jam-packed with goodness that will keep you full, and healthy! INGREDIENTS 2 Small Beets 1 Cup Pumpkin Puree 3 ½ Small New Potatoes 2 Teaspoons Olive Oil ¼ Cup Onions, chopped ½ Teaspoon Cinnamon ¼ Teaspoon Nutmeg ¼ Teaspoon Sea Salt ½ Cup Light Coconut Milk 1 ½ Cups Water […]

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Oct 27, 2016
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Peachy #Halloween Mini Cupcakes

  Ingredients: 500ml Peach Nectarine Sparkling Ice sparkling water, (divided) 1 classic plain cake mix, 400g box 3 large eggs 110ml vegetable oil 450g cream cheese 120g unsalted butter – room temp 400g confectioners sugar Candy corn for garnish  Special Equipment: Mini cupcake pans Paper mini cupcake liners Electric mixer with beaters Instructions: Preheat oven […]

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Oct 26, 2016
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Spooky #Sushi #Halloween Coffins From Yutaka  

Nothing shouts Halloween more than coffin-shaped sushi, now does it! This dastardly design from leading Japanese food company www.yutaka.co is so easy to make that anyone can create their own sushi cemetery with just a few simple ingredients. Spooky Sushi Coffins Ingredients 125g Yutaka Sushi Rice 1½ tbs Yutaka Rice Vinegar 1 tbs sugar ½ […]

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Oct 24, 2016
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Your Chance to Win a Hamper During National Curry Week!

The nation will once again be overrun with curry-licious treats in celebration of the 19th annual National Curry Week. Kingfisher Beer, as proud partners of this fantastic occasion, are collaborating with tip-top chef, the Urban Rajah, to rustle up a range of the most ravishing Indian recipes that are all superbly simple to make and […]

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Oct 12, 2016
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TEA-RIFFIC! #Win a taste of the entire Chai Xpress range!

Chai Xpress – The home of the herbal tea! From revitalising Jasmine to exotic Spiced Masala, the range of teas from Chai Xpress is something to get excited about! And if that weren’t exciting enough, one lucky Chaat! reader will receive a selection of the entire range worth at least £25.00 The team at Chai […]

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Jun 21, 2016
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New Gin Map of #Scotland launched for World Gin Day

For all the #Gin Lovers for #Scotland and afar The map includes nine Scottish gins created in the last year with two, McQueen and Persie, launching just last week. The map is a celebration of Scottish gin which has rocketed in popularity in recent years, threatening to overtake whisky as Scotland’s national drink. Gin Map […]

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Jun 10, 2016
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Discover the world of farming this June! Open Farm Sunday

  Visiting a farm on Open Farm Sunday, Sunday 5th June, is a wonderful way to discover the world of farming.  Modern farming is incredibly diverse and impacts on all of us – from the food we eat, to clothing, medicine, fuel and manufacturing.  Agriculture is vital to our future too – so come along […]

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May 30, 2016
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Spice Drops for a burst of flavour in your #cooking!

Spice Drops®, the unique range of concentrated extracts of herbs and spices revealed a fresh, inspiring new look at the recent Food & Drinks Expo. The new packaging is contemporary, fresh, simple, and fun with an elephant (which underlines the product’s Indian origins) joyfully stamping in a splash of colour which is symbolic of a […]

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May 20, 2016
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The Allotment: a green fingered cocktail for the gardener in you Allotments.

Bastion of all that is gloriously British. Where mugs of tea are sipped over rows of cabbages. Gossip is swapped. Boots muddied. Worms cajoled and stress relieved. Yep, we all know gardening is great for our health, but did you know just half an hour of gardening a week can deliver long-term benefits for body […]

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May 09, 2016
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#GROWYOUROWNCURRY Gardening Competition!

Dear Gardening Club, RE: Grow Your Own Curry Over the last couple of years British Curry Club has enjoyed a summer campaign to encourage the public to “grow your own curry”, ingredients! This year we would like primary schools to get involved in our, “Grow Your Own Curry” campaign, along with help from our campaign […]

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Apr 27, 2016
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WIN! £500 FOR YOURSELF AND YOUR FAVOURITE RESTAURANT OR TAKEAWAY!

More and more consumers are looking at food hygiene ratings when deciding where to eat. Seeing a green and black sticker in the window could make the difference between them choosing where to eat. So get your favourite restaurants and takeaways to feel pride in their FSA sticker. Help them not to lose out by […]

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Mar 23, 2016
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Hot and Spicy Cocktail

Ingredients 400ml apple juice 30ml Highland Black 8 Year Old Scotch Whisky 8 teaspoons clear set honey 4-8 teaspoons – lemon and lime juice 3 cloves 1 inch fresh ginger 2 pinches- stonemill ground cinnamon Methodology 1. Heat all the ingredients except the whisky over a low heat until all the flavours have infused 2. […]

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Dec 28, 2015
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STIR FRIED BRUSSELS SPROUTS WITH LEMON AND CHILLI

Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Serves: 2 WHAT YOU’LL NEED: 2tsp sesame oil 2 chicken breasts sliced into thin strips 4 shallots thinly sliced 250g Brussels sprouts shredded 1 clove garlic finely diced Half tsp chilli flakes Zest of 1 lemon 1 tbsp soy sauce WHAT TO DO: 1. In a wok […]

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Dec 25, 2015
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Turkey Curry

This delicious mild sauce is a great base which can be added to leftover cooked poultry, meat or vegetables. Recipe serves: 10 | Preparation Time: 40 min| Cooking Time: 45 min Ingredients 25g plain flour 2 Knorr Chicken Stock Pots 25g unsalted butter ½ a large pineapple, peeled and chopped into chunks (including core) 2 […]

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Dec 23, 2015
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 Homemade Mince Pies

  Homemade mincemeat is absolutely delicious and this version is very quick and simple to make. The mincemeat and pastry recipe can also be used to make a large tart, which works very well as a Christmas dessert served with ginger ice cream or brandy flavoured crème anglaise. More recipes like this in the latest […]

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Dec 23, 2015
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Santa’s Spicy Drink

Santa’s Christmas Treat Ingredients 50ml Tamova Vodka 100ml tomato juice 100ml the pantry lemon juice Pinch of cracked black pepper 185g 2 dash fiesta peri peri 1 dash the pantry lime juice 1 dash bramwells horseradish sauce Methodology 1. Add all ingredients to a mixing jug and stir over ice until cold 2. Take a […]

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Dec 23, 2015
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Win tickets to see Bend It Like Beckham the Musical!

Bend It Like Beckham the musical where the heroine has to decide which to follow between her passion for playing football or how to learn to cook dhal and aloo gobi! Bend It Like Beckham The Musical is a fantastically feel-good new modern British musical. A celebratory fusion of culture, music, emotions and fun, bursting […]

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Nov 17, 2015
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Kheer a sweet offering for Diwali

Kheer Creamy rice pudding delicately flavoured with cardamom and nuts, a must during festivals. Ingredients: 1 cup of Kohinoor Platinum Basmati Rice (available at Asda, Morrisons & Sainsbury’s) soaked in plenty of water for 30 minutes then washed and drained, 10 cups of milk, 5 green crushed cardamoms, 1/2 cup of raisins soaked in water […]

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Nov 11, 2015
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A Recipe for Diwali Celebrations 2015

Zurbian Saudi rice cooked with lamb and garnished with fried nuts. Ingredients: 500g of Kohinoor Platinum Basmati Rice (available at Sainsbury’s, Asda and Morrisons), washed and well drained, 1kg lamb pieces (if vegetarian replace with Chickpeas), 2000ml of water, 2 cubes of chicken stock (or vegetable stock), 2 tbsp ghee, 3 medium finely chopped onions, […]

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Nov 11, 2015
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Pumpkin soup for Halloween evening!

Lets not waist any of those unused pumpkins this year! Great with some fresh naan bread! Pumpkin Soup 2 tbsp butter ½ tsp dried thyme 1 onion, finely chopped 1 cup EASIYO yogurt 750g pumpkin, peeled and cubed salt and pepper to taste ¼ cup dry sherry 4 cups chicken stock ground nutmeg to taste […]

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Oct 31, 2015
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HALLOWEEN IS HERE GET SPOOKY WITH A GHOULISHLY TASTY REALLY EASY LAMB GOULASH

Halloween is a time for spooks, scares… simmering and sautéing! Forget the sweet treats and try out this ghoulishly good stew, complete with creepy eyeballs made from stuffed olives, which will leave the kids full up for hours and ready for an evening of trick-or-treating. IT’S ALWAYS A TREAT WHEN THERE’S NO WASHING UP! thanks […]

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Oct 31, 2015
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Win a case of original Blue Nun!

Blue Nun Original Family Tradition, is a limited edition wine with a charming retro design, in the iconic, blue glass fluted bottle. Ideal for entertaining over the festive period with its easy going style, really delivering on taste for family get togethers. Traditional winemaking with care, a modern, fresh, crisp and fruity taste for your […]

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Oct 22, 2015
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Celebrate 18th National Curry Week with East End Foods

TO KICK OFF THE  18TH NATIONAL CURRY WEEK WE HAVE A RECIPE FROM EAST END FOODS, LAMB ROGANJOSH IS A FAVOURITE ORDER IN RESTAURANTS ACROSS THE UK! tHIS DISH CAN ONLY ADD TO THE CELEBRATIONS THIS WEEK! INGREDIENTS  500g lamb shoulder 250g sliced onions 200g tomatoes 6 East End garlic cloves, crushed 6″ piece of ginger 2 tsps […]

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Oct 12, 2015
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The First Ever Curry Musical Hits Cardiff

To celebrate National Curry Week and the performances of ‘Half ‘N’ Half’, the Duchess of Delhi in Cardiff Bay will be offering a special menu reminiscent of the seventies and eighties dishes that solidified Britain’s love of curry. The Musical coincides with National Curry Week, and is the first ever ‘curry musical’ which opens at […]

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Oct 12, 2015
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