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article International Chef of the Year 2011 - A slideshow of pictures and our report.
article International Chef of the Year 2010 - Our report of the UK semi-final of the competition with pictures of the contestants
article 5 tonnes of tandoori paste? - Who do you call if you need 5 tonnes of tandoori paste? The Curry House visits London's Brick Lane to find out.
article Chilli Fiesta - Our report from the annual Chilli Fiesta at West Dean Gardens near Chichester, England.
article International Chef of the Year 2009 winner announced - the results of the 2009 competition with photos of the winner.
article International Chef of the Year 2009 - we report on the launch of the 2009 International Indian Chef of the Year Competition at the House of Commons.
article We taste supermarket Chicken Tikka Masala - we conducted our own tasting session of 6 supermarket versions of Chicken Tikka Masala to find out which one we thought was the best.
article International Indian Chef of the Year 2008 - The winner of the competition was announced by the chairman of the judging panel, Lord Fraser of Carmyllie.
article International Indian Chef of the Year 2007 - The 2007 competition was won by P.C.Thakur of the Nine Cellars restaurant in Edinburgh.
article British Curry Awards 2006 - Best Newcomer Restaurant won by Itihass in Birmingham, the brainchild of 28 year old entrepreneur Raj Rana
article International Indian Chef of the Year 2006 - The 2006 competition was won by Sanjeev Kumar of the New Monsoon restaurant in Leek, Staffordshire.
article "We've thrown away the ghee pot!" - The Curry House was invited to a debate about healthy eating at Indian restaurants. Here's our report.
article The Good, the Bad and the Ugly - This is the the bad and ugly tale of how Sudan I dye got into chilli powder which got into Worcester sauce which got into nearly 500 food products worth Pounds Sterling100 million which had to be destroyed.
article Chef of the Year 2005 - Wasim Aslam has been declared the winner of the International Indian Chef of the Year Competition 2005. He beat 7 other finalists to the big prize in a 2½ hour cook-off.
article Can dyeing make you ill? - The Curry House looks into the murky world of multi-coloured food and we offer our opinion and advice.
article International Indian Chef of the Year 2004 - former Delhi chef wins World Title.
article 2004 Cobra Good Curry Guide Awards - Madhu's has been crowned Best UK Restaurant.
product review Carry That Curry! - The Curry House tests a new product to keep your takeaway hot and your car clean and free from curry smells.
article National Curry Chef Competition - Chad Rahman has been crowned the 2003 CIEH-FSA National Curry Chef of the Year.
article Tamarind retains Michelin star - Tamarind, the Indian restaurant in London's Mayfair, has been awarded a coveted Michelin star for the third successive year.
article "Chicken tikka massala is now a true British national dish" - discuss
interview Pat Chapman interview - An exclusive Curry House interview with the famous author, chef and renowned curry expert.
book review Raising the Heat - The Curry House reviews a new book from hot chef Paul Gayler
article What's new in the world of curry? - New and exciting curry products coming soon to a shop near you!
product review The Curry House tastes tikka masala cooking sauces - Our brave band of tasters dig in to find the best shop bought curry sauces.
article Ethnic Foods Show report - hot news from the show.
recipe Recipes for Hara Bhara and Tava Paratha - created by Keith Davies of South Birmingham College.
product review The Curry House gets a CurrySafe - a curry what????
interview Winning limerick on the theme of curry - This is the winning poem from The Curry House's 1998 National Curry Day competition.
recipe Curried Toad-in-the-Hole - I created a new recipe for the 1998 National Curry Day. It's a curried-up version of the old British favourite Toad-in-the-Hole. Forget the silly name and try it - if you're a curry fan I reckon you'll love it.
recipe Chicken Malabar - a recipe created by the famous Malabar Junction restaurant of London
recipe The Carlsberg Collection - Check out the fun recipes I created for Carlsberg for their 1997 National Curry Day promotion. There are 2 recipes - "Onion Beerjees" and "Chicken Vindalager and Lime" (which is a real Vindaloo recipe - try it!)

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