August 10, 2016 12:15 pm
There’s a curry crisis sweeping the land. At least, that’s what certain sources would have us believe. A 2012 article from The Guardian and a 2016 piece from The Financial Times both claim that British curry houses are shutting their doors at an alarming rate. The causes are many: economic recession, immigration policies, prices of ingredients and a desire by consumers to try more exciting cuisines.
But are these claims really true - and is our love affair with Indian food really on the wane? Here we investigate the supposed curry house crisis, one point at a time. It’s suggested that rising costs, the unhealthy reputation of Indian food, a perceived lack of innovation and immigration policy are all causing the demise of the curry house. The truth? We’re simply enjoying cooking Asian cuisine in our homes... Read More