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The classic BBC series book updated. The one that made Britain love curry cooking.
on 30 December 2017
The classic British curry cookbook based on the BBC series from decades ago, brought up to date. We've moved on a bit with our knowledge of Asian cookery since then, calling things by the names we know them by in restaurants, for example, keema is called mince here.
It's no worse for that, in fact the previous version is what got us all cooking curries. I've been using the Hairy Bikers curry book for 4 years now (worth its weight in saffron), but fancied trying some new recipes.
Whoever reads the preamble In a recipe book- just cut to the food, OK? Well, in this one, it's worth it, just to see where the British have developed in their love of 'foreign' food. Some good fusion stuff in here, pork chipolatas Indian style anyone?
Weights and measures are done in both metric and imperial (but not US) so good if you are of an older generation.
Al your standard curry house dishes are there with substitutions for different types of meat e.g beef for lamb.
Sadly, I suspect this is now out of print. Plenty of cheap second hand ones out there, and let's face it, somebody else's turmeric stains on a page just makes you look like an expert cook, who has done everything in there.