The history of our obsession with Indian curry
We Brits do love our curry – so much that the Indian restaurant trade is now worth a staggering £5 billion to the UK economy. It’s a love affair that has been around for years and grows stronger with each passing day.
So where did it all begin – and why has it become so popular?
There’s a misconception that the rise of the Indian restaurant in Britain began in Birmingham during the 1970s.