Tag Archives: Curry

Spice Box – vegan curry heaven

Last week we were invited to try out the new SpiceBox 100% vegan curry house in Hoe Street, Walthamstow. After visiting the previous owner’s burrito take-away shop, we were amazed at the transformation of such a tiny space. Spice Box owner, Grace Regan, has … Continue reading

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Top Takeaways in and around E17

  Always a contentious post – we’ve updated our Top Takeaways list again. These are our current favourites, some you’ll know, others might be new. Of course we had to start with… PIZZA   Sodo Pizza Cafe, Hatherley Mews, E17 4QP Fantastic … Continue reading

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Tayyab’s restaurant – Whitechapel E1

We’ve been saying for ages how much we love Tayyab’s restaurant in Whitechapel. This is our favourite place for tandoori meat grills and we’ve been visiting for years, ever since we first moved to East London. But every time we … Continue reading

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Sri Lankan spring onion flower curry

Winter in England is cold, grey and snowy so we are dreaming of hot and sunny places, of tropical heat and exotic food – fragrant rice, spicy curries, pickles and  chutneys, mangoes, papayas, coconuts, chillies, lemongrass, ginger … all sound exciting, warming and inviting. So we found … Continue reading

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Banana blossom curry

This is just so beautiful. Banana flower (musa, or vaizha poo it seems!) The shopkeepers in our local Sri Lankan supermarket  just smiled and said it was ‘difficult’, well in that case I’m definitely in the race. So I bought … Continue reading

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