Indian Cuisine

Zumbura Indian restaurant

Dwell founders to launch 'authentic' Indian restaurant

By Emma Eversham

Aamir Ahmad and Sean Galligan, founders of furniture retailer Dwell, are turning their hands to the restaurant sector with the opening of authentic Indian restaurant Zumbura later this year.

Karam Sethi wants Gymkhana to capture the sense of opulence and celebration offered by the Indian social and sports clubs of the same name

Trishna founder doubles up in London

By Luke Nicholls

Karam Sethi, who last year earned a Michelin star as chef patron of Trishna London, is launching a second modern Indian restaurant in Mayfair this summer. 

Cyrus Todiwala: Pearls of Wisdom

Cyrus Todiwala: Pearls of Wisdom

By Emma Eversham

Cyrus Todiwala trained in India as a chef and worked in hotels and restaurants there until he moved to the UK in 1991. He opened Cafe Spice Namaste in London in 1995 with wife Pervin, and has built up a successful business while also dedicating much of...

Dishoom

Business Profile: Dishoom

By William Drew

With a second instalment of its take on India’s traditional café-restaurants about to open, Dishoom is successfully carving its own niche in the UK’s all-day dining space.

Top wine and food matches awarded

Wine experts reveal top wine and food pairings

By Emma Eversham

A team of wine experts has compiled a list of the best wines to match 16 of the UK's favourite dishes, including fish and chips, chicken tikka masala and strawberries and cream.

BCA announces nominees for annual awards

BCA announces nominees for annual awards

By Rachel Parkes

The Bangladesh Caterers Association (BCA) has announced the nominees for its ‘Chef of the Year’ award, ahead of its annual awards ceremony for the UK’s curry house industry in London next weekend.

Business Profile: Masala World

Business Profile: Masala World

By Joe Lutrario

Ranjit Mathrani’s Masala World operates 10 restaurants in central London, but now looks set to take its authentic Indian food and high service standards nationwide.

Samosa café opens first site in Reading

Samosa café opens first site in Reading

By Lorraine Heller

An Indian couple have opened their first Samosa café in Reading, with the aim of bringing ‘authentic’ Indian street food to UK consumers throughout the day.

Brighton’s Chilli Pickle moves into myhotel

Brighton’s Chilli Pickle moves into myhotel

By Becky Paskin

Brighton restaurant The Chilli Pickle has taken over the restaurant space at myhotel in the city, after Company of Cooks mutually ended its contract with the group in October last year.

Atul Kochhar's Lamb Rogan Josh recipe

Atul Kochhar's Lamb Rogan Josh recipe

By Becky Paskin

With National Curry Week around the corner (21-27 November), we've published this recipe for Lamb Rogan Josh by Michelin-starred Indian chef Atul Kochhar, to inspire you to get involved

Gordon Ramsay names Lasan as F Word restaurant winner

Gordon Ramsay names Lasan as F Word restaurant winner

By Becky Paskin

Gordon Ramsay has named Lasan in Birmingham as Britain’s Best Local Restaurant in the F Word final, after beating The Pheasant from Keystone in a cook-off aired on Channel 4 last night

Varma creates new 'Chicken Tikka Masala'

Varma creates new 'Chicken Tikka Masala'

By Emma Eversham

The Gourmet Groups Andy Varma wins National Curry Weeks competition to find a new curry recipe that can rival the popularity of the Chicken Tikka Masala

National Curry Week: Andy Varma of Tiffinbites

National Curry Week: Andy Varma of Tiffinbites

By Becky Paskin

Andy Varma, Corporate chef for Tiffinbites, Vama and Bombay Bicycle Club operator Gourmet Restaurants, shares his top tips for making the perfect curry and a recipe for Lamb Masala especially for National Curry Week

Get involved with National Curry Week

Get involved with National Curry Week

By Becky Paskin

Be sure to log on to BigHospitality next week for cooking tips, curry recipes and news from around the country for National Curry Week