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Dan Toombs The Curry Guy Recreate Over 100 of the Best British Indian Restaurant Recipes at Home

New #cookbook 4 May 2017 The Curry Guy by Dan Toombs @TheCurryGuy is a new cookbook that offers 100 recipes that provide recipes to help us duplicate the real British Indian Restaurant curry  that we buy every week at home. A time of visiting sites through-out the UK when Dan tasted different dishes and picked up tricks and tips for the best curry house recipes has been distilled down into this excellent book.

If you have heard of Dan – you may know he has a blog @TheCurryGuy where he has been blogging about all things curry and helping guide people to select and use the spices and ingredients to recreate the best curries.

Some of the recipes in the book include:

  • aloo gobi
  • samosas
  • saag aloo
  • pakoras
  • tarka dhal
  • tikka masala
  • korma
  • pickles, chutneys and raitas
  • bhaji
  • dopiazza
  • madras,
  • pasanda
  • rogan josh
  • dhansak
  • vindaloo
  • karai
  • jalfrezi
  • bhuna
  • keema

Such a good idea, we all like a good curry, but it is not always possible to recreate the authentic Curry House curry. So let Dan show you the way………………….and yes I bought it and I liked it very much! ☺️

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Jamie’s Comfort Food – Jamie Oliver 8.00 Mon Ch4 TV watch episodes recipe clips

New July 2016 – Jamie cookbook – Jamie’s Super Food Family Classics

Jamie Oliver and Jamie’s Comfort Food (cookbook reduced prices from £9.99) – watch 8 pm Mondays on Channel 4 UK or watch on 4oD while available.

He is back with a new take on how to create something special in the kitchen – Comfort Food…..  go Jamie!!!

The Amazon link to the new book is shown below read the review of Jamies Comfort Food  here. I will update and add recipe links to this article over the next few weeks. Also, read more at the Amazon link where there is a great deal on the new book by jamie… buy here for the best deal…

 

Recipes to look forward to:

  • Roasted pork shoulder
  • Hot chocolate
  • Chicken tikka masala
  • Sausage roll
  • Peanut butter Brownies and jelly
  • Quesadillas
  • Sticky toffee pudding
  • Bloody mary beef
  • Toad in the hole
  • Cassoulet de essex
  • Shepherd’s pie
  • Bun cha bowls
  • Apple pie
  • Pho sure
  • Chicken satay
  • Big British meatballs

If you subscribe to the Times then you can see the recipes at The Times Jamie Oliver Comfort Food

The new book accompanies the TV series starting on Channel four September 1 2014 at 8.00 pm. Read more about Jamie’s new show at The Radio Times

Read about Jamie and he shares his favourite dishes from the series:

Jamie share his favourite dishes from the new series:

  • Jool’s Curry
  • Nan’s Pineapple Chunks
  • Dad’s Marie Rose Sauce
  • Mum’s Shepherd’s Pie
  • Porridge Grandad’s Way
  • My Midnight Breakfast

Program One: 1/6. The Ultimate Burger

Monday 1 Sept at 8 pm

Jamie Oliver gives some of the nation’s favourite dishes a twist, reinventing British classics like shepherd’s pie, rustling up outdoor treats and transforming old-school desserts such as pavlova and sticky-toffee pudding. In the first edition, the chef takes on three comfort foods at his home in Essex, and he’s joined by friend Christian, or `DJ BBQ’, to reveal his ultimate burger – including what cut of meat to use, how to cook it and what to have on the side. Plus, Jamie’s secret sauce recipe.

TV episode one clips:

Program Two: 2/6.  The Ultimate Cheese Toastie and Chicken Tikka Masala 

Monday 8 Sept at 8 pm

Jamie Oliver is joined by his friend, the Italian chef Gennaro Contaldo as he prepares a bolognese ravioli. His old boss Gennaro Contaldo (also known as one half of BBC2’s Two Greedy Italians) also assists with making a chicken tikka masala with a secret ingredient – a smile. A bolognese ravioli and also creates the ultimate cheese toastie are on the menu as well as his take on the nation’s favourite dish – chicken tikka masala – cooked over an open fire.

TV episode two clips:

 

Program Three: 3/6. Steak and Onion Sandwich and Osso Buco

Monday 15 Sept at 8 pm

Jamie makes sticky toffee pudding with his mum Sally. He rustles up a comfort food with the perfect steak and onion sandwich. And he cooks an Italian classic, osso buco with saffron risotto.

TV episodes clips:

Program Four: 4/6. Chicken Kiev, Shepherd’s Pie, Spaghetti Vongole

Monday 22 Sept at 8 pm

Jamie Oliver puts his stamp on three comfort food classics in this edition. First up is a retro treat – chicken Kiev, before the chef prepares spaghetti vongole with a non-traditional pink twist and a deluxe shepherd’s pie made with slow-roasted lamb shoulder rather than mince.

Program Five: 5/6. Fish Pie and Hummingbird Cake

Monday 29 Sept at 8 pm

Jamie Oliver cooks a hearty fish pie, including a delicate fish curry sauce. He makes gnudi – like gnocchi, but lighter – served with a butter and sage sauce. Also a fish curry using coconut milk and spinach for the sauce.

 

Next week: Ham, Egg and Chips and Chicken Kebab

Tonight Jamie offers ham, egg and chips, a Jamaican jerk rub for the ham and served with caramelized pineapple. Over the past six weeks, popular chef Jamie Oliver has been giving some of the nation’s favourite dishes a twist, reinventing British classics like shepherd’s pie, rustling up outdoor treats and transforming old-school desserts such as pavlova and sticky-toffee pudding. His final menu features ham, egg and chips with a Jamaican jerk rub and caramelised pineapple, chicken kebab served with houmous and mango amba sauce, and a three-tiered chocolate sponge cake complete with nougat frosting. Last in the series.

TV information from Channel Four: Jamie Oliver is taking the nation’s favourite dishes to the next level in this exciting and indulgent new six-parter. Jamie’s Comfort Food is packed full of reinvented British classics, nostalgic comforters, outdoor treats and scrumptious puds. As well as creating the perfect burger and the ultimate cheese toastie, Jamie gives a lift to classics like shepherd’s pie and lasagne, making grown-up versions of old favourites like chicken Kiev and Bolognese ravioli and giving old-school puds such as pavlova and sticky toffee pudding a delicious makeover. Filmed at Jamie’s Essex home with friends and family – including kids Poppy, Daisy, Petal and Buddy – the series is brimming with inspiring ideas, top tips, audacious combinations and some seriously clever cooking. In the first episode, Jamie takes on three comfort food classics. He’s joined by friend Christian, aka ‘DJ BBQ’, to reveal his ultimate burger – including what cut of meat to use (chuck steak), how to cook it and what to have on the side. Plus his secret sauce recipe. Jamie’s Comfort Food is accompanied by a new book published by Michael Joseph on August 28th. Series Prod: Emily Kennedy; Series Dir: Mike Matthews; Exec Prod: Zoe Collins; Prod Co: Fresh One Productions

To read more see Jamie’s Comfort Food

Channel Four guide to Jamie’s Comfort Food

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Madhur Jaffrey’s Curry Nation Britain’s 100 favourite Curries UK TV Food episode recipes

Madhur Jaffrey’s Curry Nation Britain’s 100 recipes – favourite Curries- the new TV series and cookbook.

Madhur Jaffrey has 30 years of experience of bringing the delights of Indian food to the UK and is very well known as the UK television’s most-loved Indian chef.

For reviews of the new cook book and more information including cost – see Madhur Jaffrey’s Curry Nation book offers and reviews of this new cookbook

Also New book – The Chiappa Sisters Simply Italian

TV Series:

Madhur is back with a new TV series for the first time in 17 years and a new cookbook, the new series will be broadcast on the UKTV Good Food Channel at 9.00 pm from Sunday 4 November 2012. It will consist of 10 episodes of 30 minutes each details below. 

The shows main quest is to draw a curry food map of the UK. Read more about Madhur Jaffrey’s Curry Nation at the UKTV Food Channel.

Madhur will visit local Indian and South Asian communities and amazing though it seems – Madhur shows how we can taste every type of Indian cuisine without ever leaving the British Isles. From London to Birmingham and Glasgow to Leicester, Madhur will develop a food map of the UK South Asian cuisine that has made its home here.

Series 1 Episode 1 State of the Nation
1/10: Madhur explores the role of curry in modern-day Britain, three decades after alerting the nation to the delights of Indian food.

Broadcast again at 8.00am on Saturday, 17th November on Good Food Channel.

Series 1 Episode 2. Kashmiris in Yorkshire
2/10: Off to the Mirpuri community in Yorkshire where Madhur samples their richly spiced curries.

Broadcast again at 8.30am on Saturday, 17th November on Good Food Channel.

Series 1 – 3. South India
3/10: Madhur explores some of the best south Indian dishes the UK has to offer, with their mix of spice blends and masala.

Broadcast again at 9.00am on Saturday, 17th November on Good Food Channel.

Series 1 – 4. Gujaratis of Leicester
4/10: This time Madhur visits Leicester to explore the culinary history of of Gujaratis in the UK.

Broadcast again at 9.30am on Saturday, 17th November on Good Food Channel.

Series 1 – 5. Bangladeshi
5/10:  The famous food writer explores the diet of Bangladeshi households and enjoys some of their fish dishes.

Broadcast again at 10.00am on Saturday, 17th November on Good Food Channel.

Series 1 – 6. Nepalese/Sunday Lunch
6/10: Madhur an actress and food writer visits Aldershot, home to a community of Nepalese people, where she samples a selection of Himalayan curries.

Broadcast again at 10.30am on Saturday, 17th November on Good Food Channel.

Series 1 – 7. Southall Punjabis
7/10: The presenter heads to London’s Southall, where she meets members of the Punjabi community and samples a selection of Sikh cooking.

Broadcast again at 11.00am on Saturday, 17th November on Good Food Channel.

Series 1 – 8. Punjabis of Scotland
8/10: Our host arrives in Scotland, where she discovers haggis curries in Glasgow, and a cafe selling Punjabi food in Edinburgh.

Broadcast again at 11.30am on Saturday, 17th November on Good Food Channel.

Series 1 – 9. Pakistanis
9/10. Madhur’s tour leads her to try Pakistani food, exploring the community’s love of spiced meats and their tips for a perfect biryani.

Broadcast again at 12.00pm on Saturday, 17th November on Good Food Channel.

Series 1 – 10. The New Generation
10/10: Last episode where Madhur meets with a new generation of young British Indians to examine their culinary preferences and innovations.

Broadcast again at 12.30pm on Saturday, 17th November on Good Food Channel.

The transmission dates are confusing, please check the schedule at UKTV Good Food.

Full details of each episode at the Episode guide at UKTV Food.

Videos for Curry Nation by Madhur Jaffrey:

Recipes from the Curry Nation episodes:

Excellent series that just makes me so hungry!!!