As I was saying two years ago… India achieved independence in 1947, and the fact that today, in the midst of Brexit and right-wing populist backlash, chicken tikka masala remains warmly embedded in the British character as the “national dish” and a symbol of multiculturalism says much about eccentricities of politics and the realities of assimilation. This sad news item appeared just before Christmas last year. Ali Ahmed Aslam, inventor of chicken tikka masala, dies at 77, by Nadeen Badshaw (The Guardian) A chef who is believed t ......Read more