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News & Features

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Key measures for hospitality industry

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has outlined a series of initiatives to help the hospitality and leisure industry recover from the Covid-19 pandemic. The main measures were announced as part of this year’s Budget on 3 March, with further help unveiled on 10 March. The VAT cut of 5% for hospitality, tourism and leisure, down from the … Continue reading "Home"

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Immigration matters By Maria Fernandes

The pandemic and what it means for you Last month, I discussed the new points based system which is likely to open up the labour market and will be of significant interest once the lockdown is over and life returns to the new normal. Of particular interest to the hospitality industry will be the return … Continue reading "Home"

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Saving Brick Lane The UK’s Curry Capital

Brick Lane, located in Tower Hamlets in the East End of London, has been associated with curry and South Asian cuisine since the 1970s. Like the ‘Curry Mile’ in Manchester, the area has become synonymous with not just the food, but also the culture, and over the years has earned itself the name – ‘Banglatown’. … Continue reading "Home"

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Reviews

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FAR-SIGHTED FARZI

Renowned Indian restaurateur Zorawar Kalra has gained a hard-won reputation for innovation and trendsetting in his homeland, with a penchant for offering unusual takes on traditional dishes. Zoraw

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A view from Chef Santosh Shah

What inspired you to become a chef? I spent my childhood in Nepal, moving to India when I was 14 or 15 years old. I started working as a kitchen porter and studied for a culinary diploma, gaining

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Shining Shaan

Russell Higham Worthing, on the south coast, has often been seen as a poor relation to its bigger and brasher cousin, Brighton, a few miles to the east with its universities, nightlife and ‘part

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Vendor & Supplier Stories

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Rafique Hayder

Rafique Hayder OF BANGLA TOWN sets sight on several sectors

After a monumental success in wholesale and retail businesses, entrepreneur Rafique Hayder is keen to make great strides in other industries – software, property development and hotels. On the opening day of his second and bigger Bangla Town Cash and Carry branch in East London’s Barking, the confident businessman shares plans of his entry into other sectors, in a conversation with Curry Life Magazine.

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Food Recipies

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Spices, the essence to Indian food

Spices, the essence to Indian food

It is difficult to imagine Indian food without the fragrance and flavours of spices. The tantalizing aromas, vibrant colours, and of course the spicy, sweet and tangy flavours make all dishes stand out. Often home cooks, who love experimenting with different cuisines and recipes, strike off Indian dishes from their list because of the number … Continue reading "Home"

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Duck Biryani

Duck Biryani

RECIPE by Chef Yogesh Datta Chef-Patron Yogesh Datta Long regarded as one of finest Indian chefs of his generation, Yogesh Datta brings a strong sense of tradition to his cooking yet marries it with just the right sense of modernity and flourish. Born in Shimla, a hill station in northern India, Datta initially honed his … Continue reading "Home"

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