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Offline Babysunface

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Eating veteran - forum newbie
« on: August 23, 2018, 11:27 AM »
Greetings fellow curry freaks!

I have been following the forum for some time so thought I should finally get involved.

I have been obsessed with curry from a very young age (even earning me curry themed birthday cards from 8 years old!) Growing up in Oldham, I was fortunate enough to taste some of the best curry (I believe) around 2, 3,4 times a week! (or more let's face it)

Now... about 2 years ago, I made the unfortunate decision to move to Leeds and have since moved to Bradford. In this time I have tried...maybe over 100 curries in the Leeds/Bradford area. And none have been able to replicate that Manchester BIR taste that I love.

So...I decided I would just have to learn to make it myself! I have had some success with the recipes on YouTube from Julian and H4ppy and my beloved Al's Kitchen! However, they have still not hit the mark 100%, likely down to my own technique rather than the recipes.

I have since made a very long (bible like) list of some of the recipes I am going to try from this forum and intend to keep you all updated with pictures and learning points.

That's enough of my rambling. Look forward to joining in!

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Re: Eating veteran - forum newbie
« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2018, 12:41 PM »
Welcome aboard, BSF.  There is no doubt (to my mind) that each of us "imprints" on the curries we experience at the outset of our curry-eating voyage of discovery, and any curry that fails to evoke memories of those halcyon days is bound to disappoint.  I wish you well in your quest to re-create the Manchester curries of yore, but you may (like me) eventually come to accept that a perfect re-creation will never be possible and therefore start to look elsewhere.  For me, my curry future now lies (I think) in traditional Indian/Pakistani/Bangladeshi/Nepali fare; I may cook a simple Kris Dhillon BIR taste=alike from time to time, but I am now more interested in exploring the traditional repertoire.

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Re: Eating veteran - forum newbie
« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2018, 04:49 PM »
Welcome sir.

Looking forward to seeing and reading about your results.


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