Category Archives: Home Cooked (by others)

Musselburgh – Home-cooked Curry for The Hector + Something Horrible from Iceland

On last month’s visit to The Staggs, Musselburgh, Hector was introduced to – Curry Enthusiasts – Peter and Karen (who took our photo?). Peter was keen to tell me that he makes his own Curry – from scratch. For many, … Continue reading

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Aberdeen – Dinner for Eight, at Seven

Graeme is cooking and has invited six of us to celebrate his Dear Lady’s Birthday which is in two days. This necessitated a drive to Aberdeen for Curry-Heute. Few people are brave enough to invite The Hector to sample their … Continue reading

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Jaipur – An Indian Cookery Demonstration + Buffet #3

Today is Day 4 of our India Trip, the first full day in Jaipur.  Amber Fort may well be the Unexpected Highlight of the entire Trip, we even bought a Carpet.  Tonight we have a Cookery Demonstration with Buffet #3 … Continue reading

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Casablanca – An Evening with Hassan and Amel (Cafe Salma)

Hassan, or Lahcen as he is correctly called, said he would either come and collect us from our apartment or send someone to get us. In the end it was his electrician, working at our end of Casablanca, who fetched … Continue reading

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Aloo Keema Mutter in Yvonne’s New Kitchen – Hector’s Recipe

The Kitchen We believe Craig knows his way to this room but remains unsure what to do when he gets there. The Bier Today The Company has assembled to demolish 30l of Pyraser (Hilpoltstein, Bayern) Landbier. Life can be pretty … Continue reading

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Helensburgh – Hector’s Final Curry Lesson

We are assembled today to fulfill The Prophecy that there is Life after Lomond.  Over the last few years, Hector has imparted some of the knowledge and wisdom of Curry-Heute to his charges.  Today – Aloo Chicken – again!  Weans … Continue reading

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Waris prepares a Wonderful White Karahi

The Barrel was Pyraser (Pyras, Bayern) Landbier. The Company seemed very familiar, did we not all bring in the New Year together in Chester? Dr. Stan and Neil replaced Clive and Maggie, Marg had hockey. Eleven mouths, the upper limit … Continue reading

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Waris – The White Karahi Legend

Last Saturday Hector stopped off at the Desi-Curry Palace to arrange a Curry for Six. Waris, the Chef who proudly serves the White Karahi, was not on the premises. Ikram his co-worker took my number, Waris would call me. Not … Continue reading

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Curry Lesson for Beginners #1 – 2014 – Aloo Chicken

Once each year, Hector is drafted in to teach The Leavers how to make Curry as part of their preparation for The After Life. Such has been the level of anticipation amongst the would-be participants, Today is Lesson One of … Continue reading

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Spaten Oktoberfestbier + Keema Mutter Aloo

Ten of The Company assembled this afternoon to partake in our Favourite Ritual – Bier, Curry and Conversation. The Barrel was shipped in by Olaf, 30l of Spaten Oktoberfestbier (München, Bayern). The unseasonal warm temperatures plummeted yesterday which suited our … Continue reading

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