Curry and barbecue – a winning combination

Curry and barbecue – a winning combination

The weather forecasters have been promising temperatures are set to soar any time soon, so no doubt many people will be thinking of dusting down the old barbecue. Cooking and eating al fresco is a great British summertime tradition – often providing the perfect excuse...
Spice up your life… and health!

Spice up your life… and health!

I devoted last week’s blog to dispelling some of the myths about takeaway curries…or, to be more precise, I reminded readers that takeaway food CAN be considered healthy eating. Certainly, our new Raval Express takeaways are every bit as fresh, balanced and nutritious...
Indian Tapas – spicing up our Summer Food Festival

Indian Tapas – spicing up our Summer Food Festival

A brand new Indian Tapas menu launches at Raval on 1st June 2015. It’s hard to imagine that just couple of generations ago, in the late 70s, the term ‘tandoori’ seemed so exotic and mysterious to the British people. Only adventurous travellers and the most...
Chicken tikka masala – a ‘British’ classic

Chicken tikka masala – a ‘British’ classic

In this great country of ours, curry has been welcomed with open arms – to the extent that opinion polls have put chicken tikka masala ahead of fish and chips as the nation’s favourite dish. So I was disappointed recently when I read an article in the...