Anita has a passion for cooking beautiful vegetarian and vegan food, developed since her childhood in Kenya and from her family roots in India. In the UK, Anita presents on Simply Good Food TV and is a Food Revolution Ambassador. She works with schools to promote healthy eating, runs demos at food shows and holds cooking classes. Her highly anticipated book, 'Flavours of Kenya' will be out in late 2018, and she is currently working on an exciting new series for television called 'Return to Kenya', which will be out in September 2018.
Anjali is an Indian food connoisseur and is part of the Patak’s Indian food dynasty that has brought Indian cuisine into homes all over the world.
She is a chef and a food writer who loves experimenting with traditional Indian and contemporary International cuisine. Visit her website for foodie thoughts, recipes, inspiration and a chance to discover how she uses her spice box.
Bhavi has always loved mehndi and started when she was just 8 years old. What was once a hobby, became increasingly popular with family and friends during times of celebration. At just 23 years old, Bhavi is now regularly booked for events and has a growing fan base. Her unique gifts include beautiful candles, cakes, wedding favours, charger plates and a range of personally decorated home décor.
Binny - a Kenyan living in London blogs about food, lifestyle and travel. She recently won The Post Office Travel and Food Blogger of the year 2018l. She was also awarded Highly Commended in the Cosmopolitan Blog Awards, 2015 and was a finalist in the UK Blog Awards 2016. In 2015 she used her culinary skills and innovative imagination to find new and unusual ways of raising money for Curry for Change.
Tullika, the founder of Boho Homes has a passion for comfy cushions, cosy homes and a desire to have a positive impact on our planet's and children's futures. We are thrilled to announce that Boho Homes are offering a £1 contribution for every piece sold in their sustainable mangowood tableware range. These gorgeous pieces have been designed by Boho Homes and are made ethically using sustainably sourced mango wood in India by a group of artisans. Click on the below link to check them out!
Graphic Kitchen is a marketing and branding agency within the hospitality industry. Their creative thinkers will capture customer attention and create growth. With experts that help with food styling, photography, website and menu design as well as a digital marketing solution.
What’s more, as a thank you for choosing to work with Graphic Kitchen they will donate a percentage to Curry for Change to support hardworking families worldwide.
The jet-setting, yoga-practising, health-retreat-hosting author of cookbook Saffron Soul, Mira Manek is determined to give Indian food a total facelift, accenting the traditional recipes passed down from her mother and grandmother with a wholesome yet contemporary twist. Through dishes such as beetroot coconut curry, masala-grilled aubergine and saffron-lime cheesecake, Mira is all about making Indian spices and seasonings more accessible to all. In London, you’ll spot her delicious creations at the likes of Raw Press, Detox Kitchen and Holborn Dining Rooms.
Mira has also launched her Soulful Retreats in 2018.
Nidhi Verma is a cookery teacher and food writer who teaches inspiring Indian cookery classes. Nidhi is a passionate home cook and believes that everyday food should be fresh, healthy and simple to make. Born and brought up in India, Nidhi now lives in South West London with her husband and two children.
Nidhi’s food is reflective of her upbringing in different parts of India, and influenced by favourite family dishes and the rich cultural heritage of India and its culinary traditions.
With her easy-to-prepare recipes she aims to demystify Indian cuisine and share her belief that authentic Indian home cooking can provide healthy and nutritious family food.
Palm Life aims to serve the community with the best 100% natural products. They produce chemical free outdoor tableware made from naturally fallen leaves. Check out their gorgeous plates by visiting their website or joining us at one of our Curry for Change events!
The Curry Club UK hosts structured business networking opportunities in a relaxed sociable format over a curry. The popular Curry Clubs are now UK wide and attract high profile business professionals and decision-makers from various sectors.
We are thrilled that The Curry Club UK have decided to partner with Curry for Change to build a network of like-minded business professionals who love eating curry and networking to make a significant impact on hunger worldwide. Together we will be raising funds to support hardworking families across Africa and Asia to help them grow enough food so they don’t go hungry and earn an income so they can provide for their families.
The Painted Peacock was created to enable a dream to become reality; it is all about combining positive vibes with guilty pleasures.
Based in London, Yugna and Deepa are collaborating on this venture to combine their quirks and culture from India, East Africa and England. They share a deep connection which inspires their love of playing with colour and food, creating handcrafted chocolates and desserts to ignite the taste buds; with a touch of the unexpected.
Yui comes from a strong Thai family where cooking and eating have always been a focal point of family life. Yui has show-cased her authentic Thai cuisine on popular television programmes like MasterChef and Beat the Chef, as well as creating unique Asian recipes for Sainsbury. She is the founder of the ‘Crying Tiger Café’ offering private dining and cooking demonstration experiences specialising in authentic Thai cuisine and we are thrilled to now welcome her to our Curry for Change family. Follow her Instagram to find out more: @yui_foodfromtheheart