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With the evolution and transformation of British food over the last two decades, The Great British Cookbook brings together and demonstrates the culinary excellence we have to offer today.

The Great British Cookbook will take you on an unforgettable journey through 200 of the UK’s most prestigious pubs, guest houses, hotels, AA Rosette and Michelin Star restaurants showcasing 200 of the UK’s finest chefs who have created 200 culinary masterpieces using locally sourced produce; for you to cook with your family and friends in your home.  If all this wasn’t enough the cookbook is your very own road map of exceptional places to eat.

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As we prepare to follow Chef Stephen on the next step of his culinary journey, here is an insight into our Chef’s gastronomic adventures, so far…

Born in Mumbai, Stephen Gomes is the fourth generation in his family to become a Chef.  He has lived in Cardiff for the past 16 years, where his signature take on traditional Indian recipes has gained him a place among the most respected chefs in the UK. (more…)

For the 11th consecutive year, some of the nation’s top chefs have, this week, taken part in the final of the UK South Asian Chef Competition (SACC).

Eight chefs from throughout the UK took to the kitchen at Bradford College’s The Grove Restaurant, to battle it out for the prestigious title. (more…)

This month, our recipe is for Andhra Lamb Curry.  A personal favourite of Chef Stephen Gomes; it was the focus for his recent main course dish – 5000 Miles from Andhra on the Great British Menu 2015.  Inspired by a project undertaken by the Derbyshire Women’s Institute, who raised money to provide safe drinking water in the drought affected villages of the Khammam District of Andhra Pradesh in India; Stephen’s dish celebrated the inspirational nature of the WI.

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Badged as the ‘Chef’s Oscars’, the Craft Guild of Chefs Awards took place in a glittering ceremony at London’s Park Lane Hilton on Monday 15th June.

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The 17th National Curry Week is taking place this week from the 13th-19th October.  A celebration of ‘curry’ and the culture, the event is also a means to raise money for the official charitable fund The Curry Tree, which supports charities such as Find Your Feet, Oxfam and Save the Children.

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