The Times of India
Great piece of writing from Zoe Perret @TheSpiceScribe for the Times of India as she lifts the lid on the Indian food supperclub scene in Blighty, here's a short extract...but it's worth reading it in full if you want the full story.
"An increasing number of Indian, largely female-run supperclubs are gaining cult followings in London and beyond. And no longer do they simply start and end with supper in someone’s front room. High-end hotels, art galleries, and Michelin-starred restaurants all want their own bite of the action; inviting this new breed of at-home chefs to command control of their kitchens for one-off events and themed celebrations.
So successful is the supperclub format that a key part of charity Find Your Feet’s ‘Curry For Change’ campaign involves enlisting members of the public to try their own hand at the game – cooking up spicy feasts for paying guests to raise money that will change lives for people in developing rural communities in India and Africa. Offering their expert tips and advice are established hosts ‘Urban Rajah’ and ‘Darjeeling Express’.
The former is the pseudonym of Ivor Peters, who regularly hosts his own ‘Cash & Curry’ charity supperclubs informed by a paternal cooking legacy detailed in his book, ‘Urban Rajah’s Curry Memoirs’."
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