So very Moorish 13 September 2019 Stuart Procter and Ben Tish on the North African-inspired cuisine of Fitzrovia’s Norma, the Stafford Collection’s first standalone restaurant
In this week's issue... So very Moorish Stuart Procter and Ben Tish on the North African-inspired cuisine of Fitzrovia’s Norma, the Stafford Collection’s first standalone restaurant
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Kitchen Rat learns Dishoom's secrets and has a staffing chat with Tom Kerridge

11 September 2019 by
Kitchen Rat learns Dishoom's secrets and has a staffing chat with Tom Kerridge

Keys to the Bombay kitchen

To the launch of Dishoom’s cookery book From Bombay with Love and a frank confession from executive chef Naved Nasir. While co-founders Shamil and Kavi Thakrar raved about the encyclopaedic compilation of everything that makes Dishoom, Nasir lamented giving away the keys to the kitchen, including the restaurant’s signature black daal and bacon naan roll.

“It’s difficult to give away your hard-earned recipes,” he told those assembled at the launch. “And I’m upset about it. We’ve given away everything in the kitchen. There are no secrets. Even our chilli jam, which I’m most upset about. There are 100 recipes, some of which have been handed down through generations.”

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