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British-Asian Hospitality Awards: The women’s Take Over!

Posted by on Aug 26, 2018 in News | Comments Off

Amongst the mounting reports of backhanders and biased judging within the industry’s award shows, this week has marked an important shift in the British-Asian hospitality award sector. The Asian Restaurant Owners Network (ARON), renowned for their proactive and honest platform, are upholding their commitment to #PressForProgress until equality for all is achieved. Rehan Uddin, founder of ARON and South Devon restaurant owner, has been working tirelessly with his team to address these awards, which often fail to recognise or support...

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Sarah Ali Choudhury receives a National Venus Award

Posted by on Jul 26, 2018 in News | Comments Off

The National Venus Awards provides additional recognition and publicity to Working Women who have already won a Regional Award. This year, forty Regional Venus Award Winners from across the country, travelled to Basingstoke along with their supporters to discover whether they had reached that highest accolade –a National Venus Award! The Venus Awards – dubbed by Channel 4 as “The Working Women’s Oscars” – celebrate the vital contribution that women in business make to the local, regional, and national economy, and are unique in that anyone...

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3-Course meal with wine pairing – Wednesday 13 June at 7pm

Posted by on May 10, 2018 in News | Comments Off

Indulge in a 3-course Indian meal masterminded by Helen Choudhury and her team, and presented by her daughter, Sarah Ali-Choudhury.  Experience a diverse range of authentic dishes and flavours during the meal.  Each course will be accompanied by two different wines carefully selected by Mark Banham who will explain the reasoning behind successful pairing of wine with deliciously spiced Indian dishes. Starter Vegetable pakora & lamb samosa Main Garlic Chilli Chicken, Chicken Chameli,  Fish Curry in Coconut Sauce, Saag Chana and rice Sweet...

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Indian Cookery Masterclass Tuesday 12 June 2018 during Bridport Food Festival Week

Posted by on May 10, 2018 in News | Comments Off

A unique opportunity to learn the art of making authentic Indian dishes from chef and co-owner Helen Choudhury.   Helen will demonstrate and give you a hands-on experience of how to prepare a 3-course authentic Indian meal. As well as learning how to cook the meal you will sit down at the end with the rest of the group to enjoy the dishes prepared. To book call 01308 421000/07772 161340 This event is always popular so we advise you to book early. 2-4pm Cost £25 pp

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Garlic Chilli Chicken – serves 2

Posted by on May 1, 2018 in News, Recipes | Comments Off

Ingredients 1 chicken breast (225-250g) cut into bite-size pieces Marinade: 2 tbsp plain yogurt 1 inch (2-3cm) fresh ginger, pureed 2-3 cloves garlic, pureed 1 tbsp oil A squeeze of lemon ½ tsp turmeric powder ½ tsp cumin powder ¼ tsp paprika ½ tsp garam masala 1 tsp coriander powder 1 tsp tomato paste/puree Sauce: 2 tbsp oil 4 cloves of garlic, thinly sliced 2 medium onions, finely chopped 3-4 green chillies sliced in half lengthwise ¼ of red & green pepper sliced (rest can be used in an accompanying vegetable curry) 1 small onion sliced...

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Sarah Ali Choudhury wins Influential Woman of the Year 2017

Posted by on Nov 24, 2017 in News | Comments Off

We are delighted and very proud to announce that our daughter, Sarah Ali Choudhury, has won the Dorset Influential Woman of the Year Venus Award 2017.  The Venus Awards are known as “The Working Women’s Oscars”  and are considered the most prestigious awards in Dorset for women in business.   Sarah was nominated and was a finalist in two of the most contested categories – the Inspirational Woman of the Year and Influential Woman of the Year.   The Influential Women of the Year was sponsored by Mercedes Benz of Poole. ...

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