Bangladeshis built the curry house, so where’s the Bangladeshi food?

Midath Hayder asks if Bangladeshi food is about to go mainstream in the UK Read More


‘Indian’ mac’n’cheese with yogurt is the reason why you should get your desi food in Southall* and not in Central London

Henna Zamurd-Butt asks why London’s streetfood scene is missing the mark when it comes to desi food Read More

Claudia Roden: the Egyptian cook in exile who brought hummus to the UK

by Henna Zamurd-Butt  This article is based on a lecture delivered by Claudia Roden at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London on 8th February 2017 as part of the university’s Centenary celebrations. There are some cooks who wordlessly lift their inspirations from cultures near and far, and others captivated by the alchemy… Read More