A Modern Indian Vegetarian Supperclub Dinner

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hosted by Humayun Hussain

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Cookery Book Author

&

Great Taste Award Winner

MRIDULA BALJEKAR

Presents

 

A Modern Indian Vegetarian

Supperclub Dinner

 

Arranged & Hosted by

Food and Hospitality Consultant

HUMAYUN HUSSAIN

 

                           Thursday 2nd November 2017    

 7pm – 9.30pm

 £30

 Mridula Baljekar

One of the most renowned and prolific cookery book authors in the UK today, award-winning writer and practitioner, Mridula Baljekar has written well over 25 books on Indian cuisine. Born in Assam, in North East India, her book Great Indian Feasts was awarded the accolade of the ‘Best Asian Cookbook in the World, in 2005, by the prestigious Gourmand World Cookbook Awards, whilst the same awards authority awarded her book The Complete Indian Regional Cookbook was given the prize of ‘Best in the World’, in 2013. Mridula has often appeared on TV and radio both here in the UK and in India, including having done her own series ‘Mridula’s Indian Kitchen‘ and the highly acclaimed ‘Spice Trail’. She has been a consultant to restaurants, worked with Schwartz, the spice manufacturing company and even catered for 10 Downing Street! In addition, Mridula has sat as a judge for various awards panels and holds popular cookery demonstrations. She has a her own brand of the Great Taste Award winning chutneys and sauces Mridula’s Kitchen and in August this year launched the hardback edition of her book The Complete Indian Regional Cookbook.  

 

Signed copies of Mridula’s The Complete Indian Regional Cookbook will be available exclusively at a specially reduced rate of £15 (reduced from £20), at the supperclub event for diners to purchase.

 

 

Humayun Hussain

Longtime former food and hospitality journalist turned consultant in the same field, Humayun Hussain has a high-profile and a very well-respected standing in the food and restaurant sector. He has contributed extensively in the national media ranging from The Guardian and The Financial Times, Evening Standard and many others to being an Inspector for the AA Restaurant Guide. He has also made various TV appearances, twice with super-chef Gordon Ramsay. In addition, Humayun has been a panel judge for various awards shows and events. Humayun is regarded as one of the foremost and knowledgeable authorities on Indian food and restaurants in the UK. This has led Humayun to forge extensive working relationships with the UK’s top Indian chefs with whom he holds supperclubs and offer high-end, catering and events. A member of the prestigious Guild of Food Writers, Humayun continues to offer a 360 food and restaurant consultancy service to clients and is in the early stages of planning his own modern Indian restaurant with a projected opening in 2018.   

 

 

MENU

 

Aperitif

Tomato & Coconut Shot

Adapted from a South Indian recipe. Rich, creamy & tangy with a hint of chilli.

 

Starters

Pomegranate soup

From the Royal kitchens of Delhi, the sweet & sour pomegranate juice is combined with spinach, Basmati rice & spices.

 

Mid Course

Lukhmi

A popular starter from Hyderabad in South India, a melt-in-the-mouth spiced vegetable parcel made with a yogurt-based, home-made pastry.  Stuffed with onion, chilli, green peas, coconut & walnut. Served with Mridula’s own Mridula’s Kitchen branded tomato chutney.

 

 Main Course

Roasted Makhana (lotus bud) Malai curry

Richly nutritious lotus buds, almonds & chestnut mushrooms in a creamy saffron sauce.

With

Murtabak

A Persian-influenced dish, with spiced grated paneer (Indian cheese), mild cheddar cheese & beaten egg sandwiched between paper-thin flat bread, griddle cooked.

 

Sides

Tomato Panchamrit 

Chunks of fresh tomatoes cooked with mustard seeds, jaggery & chilli, topped with roasted pistachio nuts

With

Cauliflower Upkari

Small cauliflower florets stir-fried with mustard, cumin, curry leaves & red chilli flakes with a sprinkling of desiccated coconut.

 

Rice

Turmeric & Cashew Nut Rice

 

Bread

Palak Paratha (Spinach flat bread)

 

 Dessert

Matcha green tea mousse, served with seasonal fruit & whipped cream

Beetroot & orange halwa, served with cardamom cream & orange segments

 

Chai

First Flush Darjeeling

 

 

*Please note that this is not a BYO dinner event. Drinks can be purchased from the bar.

  

For further information about this event please contact Humayun Hussain on 07780006797 or email info@humayunhussain.com

 

 

 

Have a query about this event? Contact Humayun Hussain

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