December 2007 Newsletter

This is the December 2007 edition of the Curry Focus newsletter.

Well, hasn’t the year been a great one? Happy New Year to all our Newsletter subscribers. More articles and recipes have been added in December and we hope you enjoy them ….

Fenugreek and Your Health
Fenugreek is a spice that is widely used in curries, being an essential spice in five-spice powder and in curry powders. But as well as adding flavour to curries, fenugreek also has medicinal applications….Read more.

Balti Curry. What Is It?
The Balti curry was invented in Birmingham (in the West Midlands region of England) in the 1970s, by Pakistani and Kashmiri immigrants. Balti cafes opened in Birmingham, during this time, serving cheap food and they became very popular.…. Read more.

How To Make Curry Powder
Curry powder is a mixture of spices that have been ground into a powder. When cooking, you use curry powder instead of the individual spices.There’s an article describing curry powder here in the Curry Focus blog section and there is also a recipe for making curry powder here.…. Read more.

Blog Articles

We had a couple of comments to say that now there are so many website blogs, it is time-consuming to search through them. So we have grouped the blogs into subject areas to make it easier for you to navigate around the articles. You’ll sometimes see that some articles appear in the index more than once because they cover more than one subject. You can check out the new blog index by clicking on the Blogs menu link.

If you would like to see any new features in the website, or have suggestions as to how the existing pages can be improved, then just let us know – we promise that we’ll listen to your ideas.


The recipes that were viewed most by our visitors in December were:-

1 Chicken Curry
2 Easy Chicken Curry
3 Chicken Curry (Kodi Kura)
4 Chicken Jalfrezi
5 Balti Chicken

Why not tell us the recipes that you like? You can submit a recipe at and a restaurant at


The Curry Focus Team

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