Tuesday 22nd January 2019

Category Posts: Food

We are celebrating Thai Pongal, the annual Tamil harvest festival with a traditional pure vegetarian feast served on a banana leaf. Pongal feast 2019 is an initiative by Thamarai to showcase Tamil vegetarian & vegan cuisine in London. For this, we have teamed up with Sambal Kitchen & Diner in South Harrow and the brand […]

It was worth the wait. Tamil Nadu’s famous Murugan Idli Shop has opened their first branch in London. The vegetarian chain of restaurants founded by S.Manoharan, who studied food & catering technology in London, has twenty branches in Tamil Nadu and two in Singapore. On our visit to the London branch, we were delighted to […]

The Malaysian born Tamil chef & restaurateur Sugen Gopal has opened his highly anticipated second restaurant – Gopal’s Corner in Victoria, London – paying homage to the restaurant opened by his parents in the 70’s in Ipoh, Malaysia. Gopal’s Corner is located on the first floor of Market Hall Victoria, an upmarket food hall which […]

Restaurateur Nisha Katona travels around the UK for her new series, meeting passionate home cooks to discover family recipes passed down through generations from across the Indian subcontinent. In this series of “Recipes That Made Me”, viewers get an insight into cuisine from Punjab, Sri Lanka, Kashmir & Bangladesh. In episode 2, Nisha is in […]

Could this be the most picturesque setting for a Sri Lankan breakfast or brunch in London. Whilst the sun is out, we highly recommend a visit to the lakeside “Pavilion Bakery” in Hackney’s Victoria Park. Get there nice and early as the spot is very popular, not just for the idyllic scenery but the thoughtful […]