Kacchi Gosht Biryani at Sheba, Brick Lane – Guest blog by Zoe Perrett

Biryani at Sheba

About Zoe (in her own words) “I’m Zoe Perrett- also trading under the alias of The Spice Scribe. I’m a food writer, eater and cook specialising in all aspects of Indian cuisine. Based just outside of London, sharing  a tiny Continue reading

Vimal’s Potato Curry recipe

Vimal's potato curry

On Friday this week, it will be three years since my dad passed away.  Fittingly for him, he died in the Wimbeldon fortnight (his last words to me were “Federer, Federer” ) as he was obsessed with sport and food. Continue reading

Chicken Berry Britannia at Cafe Dishoom, Covent Garden

Cafe Dishoom

I really did not want to like Café Dishoom. For one, it was introduced to me by various people with lots of hype, but more importantly, I was told that it was a Bombay Irani restaurant in London. And no Continue reading

Chicken Tikka Biryani at Bombay Masala, Whitecross Street

Bombay Masala Chicken tikka biryani

The husband impressed me the other day by coming back home with a biryani from Whitecross Street. Without being asked, without being reminded at least three times, and without calling me from the stall to confirm that I did indeed Continue reading

Chicken Biryani at the Cricket Club of India

Chicken biryani at CCI

OK – I need to stop being such a “back home in India” bore. But maybe a couple of posts more? (And incidentally, hello, you have signed up for a blog on Indian food – so deal with it!) Deciding Continue reading

.. and we are back!

Tendli

..after a blissful two weeks in the motherland. And a good time was had by all – eating, playing cricket, eating, swimming, eating, shopping, eating with friends, eating with family and eating, eating and eating! Therefore whilst the spirit is Continue reading

Chicken biryani at Barbican Express, Whitecross Street

Barbican Express

I first heard about the twice-a-week food market at Whitecross Street on twitter from the handle @zemblamatic who is very partial to the biryani sold at the stalls here. I was intrigued and waited for a couple of months until Continue reading