I've been having an amazing time exploring India, tracking down new recipe ideas for Sharwood's. I tell you, it's been a real eye opener!
Whether you're in a village in Bengal or one of the big cities like Mumbai, the sheer zest for cooking in India is unbelievable. They have such an incredible choice of spices and fresh ingredients there - and those are exactly the flavours that we've captured in the Sharwood’s Indian range.
Take a look at the recipes and tips I've come up with to get you started. They're really quick and simple. And if they inspire you to start making your own home-cooked Indian food, I'll have done my job!
The quality of Indian cuisine depends on the spices used. When the spices are ground and blended in the traditional way, the natural oils from the spices combine to give much deeper flavours.
Re-create the curry house experience at home tonight!
In Southern India, the cuisine is predominantly vegetarian and uses regional ingredients like coconut. Southern curries tend to contain more chillis and are served with rice instead of chapattis or naan bread.
There is something for everyone with Sharwood's range of Indian sauces - from a mild Korma, to hot Madras.