CURRY REALLY ENGLISH?
THE FIRST RECIPE FOR CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA DATE BACK TO BEFORE THE
BIRTH OF JESUS?
WAS THE FATHER OF AGRICULTURE AS WE KNOW IT?
WAS ICE CREAM INVENTED?
WROTE THE FIRST COOKBOOK?
AND WHY WAS SUSHI INVENTED?
CAN CARDAMOM HELP A WRONGED WIFE?
IS THE WORLD'S HOTTEST CHILLI?
MADE THE BEST LOVE POTIONS & APHRODISIACS THROUGH HISTORY?
WAS GINGER USED IN MAGIC?
DID THE WORD RESTAURANT APPEAR?
WERE THE FIRST INDIAN, CHINESE, THAI, & ITALIAN RESTAURANTS IN
these questions and more are answered in
Spice & All Things Nice
what - where - when'"
Peter & Colleen Grove
by Menu for Belgrove Publishing)
CURRY, SPICE & ALL THINGS NICE
Peter & Colleen Grove - HERE FREE
Also from Peter & Colleen Grove
A Very British Love Affair'
216 page work produced in full colour is the culmination of three
years research. As well as exploring the factual historical
background to the phenomenon described as 'Britain's National Dish',
the book looks at urban legends surrounding curry and the people,
restaurants, companies, celebrities and characters that have been the
backdrop to a modern multi-billion pound industry.
people have said about it so far....
'Indian' restaurant in Britain has a proud heritage and one that has
made it part of the fabric of the British way of life. The story is
one of hard work, commitment and more than a little humour and I
commend this work to the reader as a celebration of all that has been
achieved in our industry thus far." Rajesh Suri - General
Manager, Tamarind Restaurant, Mayfair, London W1 (The only Michelin
starred Indian restaurant in UK)
are many books in the market today about Indian curry but here is a
new one with a difference" Amit Roy, The Telegraph
have historians Peter & Colleen Grove, our foremost experts on
Indian restaurants to thank for discovering the information on Sake
Dean Mahomed - first man of curry." Tim Joiner, Mayor of
Westminster City Council on unveiling a plaque marking the site of
Britain's first Indian restaurant