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WE WON- It’s a BANGING month for scratch cooking!

  We’re not usually ones to boast, but we’re off to a banging start this month! Not only are we preparing for the launch of something very, very exciting (all to be revealed very, very soon), but we’re the proud winners of the ‘Best Curry Meal Kits Producer UK’ in LUX Life’s Food and Drink Awards.  “Okay...we get it...you’ve won an award” – we hear you say. And yes, we have. But that’s not why we’re celebrating. We’re celebrating because despite the world being in a state of absolute turmoil at the moment, we’re proud to be recognised for bringing...

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WE WON- It’s a BANGING month for scratch cooking!

BBQ LIKE A BOSS

This summer is going to be strange. So clinging onto Summer norms like firing up the BBQ has to be the way to go!  Whether you’re a charcoal purest or a gas fan, we’ve put together some quick and canny tips to spice up your BBQing to the next level...   Marinade with BANG! for the win.  If you’re cooking a big piece of meat you’ll want to cram it with as much flavour as you can. Here’s the trick;  Grab two empty cans (or more depending on the size of your joint) and fill them with a marinade of...

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BBQ LIKE A BOSS

Little Cooks, Big BANG! - Five hacks for getting children into cooking

If there’s one thing that life in lockdown has taught families over the last few months, it’s that you can find opportunities to homeschool all over the place. Take cooking for example, roping your kids in can help with their: Maths - Measuring out ingredients. English - Reading out the recipe. Science - Learning how different ingredients change through mixing and heat. Motor skills - Mixing can be pretty trying for little arms! Creativity - The recipe is the springboard but they can choose how to present their creation and what to name it! Independence and self-esteem - Cooking something...

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Little Cooks, Big BANG! - Five hacks for getting children into cooking

Big BANG! Theory - a place where curry and physics meet

Shelly, the founder of BANG! Curry is all about bringing the big bold flavours of Bangladeshi cooking to kitchens across the land. But Shelly’s path to BANG! has been anything but predictable. In fact, in some circles she’s better known as Dr Nuruzzaman and in a former life was the only woman in teams running global physics experiments. Their aim? Cracking the holy grail of fusion, obviously.  So how did she get from there to here, and how do the two overlap? Read on to find out about the brain behind your best ever biriyani... You're a doctor, what are...

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Big BANG! Theory - a place where curry and physics meet

Natural immunity boosters and my store cupboard curry recipe

Written by @hollyshealthykitchen - Holly Snowdon- Nutritional Therapist. If there was ever a time to overhaul your diet, it’s now. I’m not saying that healthy eating and good nutrition is going to make you immortal, but I promise you it’s going to give your immune system the best support it needs to help fight it off the virus. And, if you do contract the virus (or any virus for that matter), it will help to keep the symptoms to a minimum. I’d highly recommend eating a diet rich in prebiotic foods such as garlic and onion, anti-inflammatory foods such as ginger, turmeric and...

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Natural immunity boosters and my store cupboard curry recipe

The Independent, Indie/Life

Why women are the future of Bangladeshi food Traditional food from Bangladesh has long been masked as Indian food in British curry houses, cooked and served solely by men. But Dina Begum is changing these false perceptions of this misunderstood cuisine. As a Bangladeshi woman growing up in London in a fairly conservative family I rarely visited restaurants. Bangladeshi or "Indian restaurants" as they were known, were owned and run by men, for foreign clientele and the home kitchen was considered the domain of women.  "Restaurant food" translated to tandoori chicken smothered in a red hued paste and nondescript curries in sauces cooked according...

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The Independent, Indie/Life