Tag: Indian

Jamavar

Jamavar

In a change from my usual weekend plans, I had been booked for some bouldering later in the afternoon.  I was not familiar with that particular pasttime but was to soon find out that it involves people climbing, without ropes, on a variety of man […]

Pure Indian Cooking

Pure Indian Cooking

Purity is an interesting concept in food. Some people believe that one should not deviate from tradition as the best dishes are those perfected over hundreds of years. Then, there are those who believe that tradition is just a starting point for inspiration. This debate […]

Dum Biryani House

Dum Biryani House

Single dish specialty restaurants have become all the rage in London in the last few years. Ramen, udon, schnitzel, lasagna, meatballs, hot dogs, lobster rolls, steak (and even cereal!) have all been turned into restaurant concepts – some with more successful than others. In theory, […]

Taste of India

Taste of India

As my friend is very keen to point out, he doesn’t generally do supper clubs.  He finds them generally lacklustre, amateur and sometimes laughably chaotic affairs.  So I faced a Herculean challenge in convincing him to come to this one.  Arriving slightly earlier than him, […]

The Painted Heron

The Painted Heron

  The Painted Heron is a high-end Indian restaurant that has been serving the Chelsea locals for almost 15 years. It is somewhat off the beaten track, next to the river in an area lacking a tube station – one wonders whether this was intended […]