Are you ready for a brief history lesson in rice cup measuring? Sounds exciting doesn’t it! Firstly, a measuring cup of rice does not correlate with a measuring cup we use in western cooking where 1 cup equates to around 250 mL. The gō or cup is a traditional Japanese unit based on the ge which is equal to 10 shaku or ​1⁄10 shō. Back in the year 1891 it was officially ...

The dictionary definition of ‘curry’ is a dish, originally from South Asia, consisting of meat or vegetables cooked in a spicy sauce. Although this is technically correct, our understanding of the dish ‘curry’ and the wide range of cuisines this can encompass has broadened so much over the last 40 years. Growing up in the UK in the 1980’s, our first ...