Wednesday, 24 August 2011

Cabernet with your curry?

What wine should be drunk with a spicy, silky green Thai curry, accompany a Korean stew laden with fiery chili and garlic, or, perhaps, a delicate sliver of raw sea bream dipped ever-so-lightly into soy sauce?

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Friday, 12 August 2011

Calf's head, pickled pig's feet and England's 'first ever' curry recipe... just some of the dishes found in 200-year-old cookbook

A 200 year-old cookbook by the 18th century equivalent to 'Fanny Craddock' found in the back of an old kitchen drawer - contains the first ever English recipe for curry. The rare recipe book, 'The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy', lifts the lid on the unusual culinary tastes of Georgian Britain and includes baked calf's head and pickled pig's feet.
The crumbling book, written by renowned author Hannah Glasse, dates back to 1796 and features hundreds of recipes and dozens of cures for ailments for things like rabies and the plague.

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