Female First Interviews the Rajah
The dedicated team from one of the UK's hottest webzines Female First took precious time out of the hectic showbiz chasing routines to chat with Urban Rajah about the latest book, Urban Rajah's Curry Memoirs. Find out what Bruce Forsyth, Bollywood and family feuds have in common by checking out the interview. Here's a little taster from their time with the Rajah;
What can you tell us about your new book The Urban Rajah's Curry Memoirs?
"It's a cook book which I'm hoping travels from the kitchen to the bedside table, on to the bus, train or enjoying in perfect solitude. It's jam packed with over 80 familial recipes which I’ve captured from my father and his three brothers, tracking their journey across three continents and the original Indian food that’s followed them. If Bollywood produced a cookbook this would be it; the recipes are told through their stories and contain love, heartbreak, taboos, nostalgia, scandal, prejudice and the triumph of the human spirit. It’s a journey of migration and the gorgeous food that’s sustained them."
Brits have become disillusioned with what curry is supposed to taste like, so why is this?
"When anything becomes popular there are always imposters in the shadows. These days, curry has been commoditised and often Brits are patronised with dumbed down versions of wonderfully..."
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