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Chicken Tikka Masala

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A world famous dish dish invented in England. I once overheard a chapon an aeroplane coming back from a long time abroad: "can't wait for some real english food - egg and bacon for breakfast, and chicken tikka marsala for me dinner"

Comment on Chicken Tikka Masala posted 2006-09-04 by wynn wheldon from London


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It IS an icon of England. Tikka massala exists nowwhere else in the world. It's the most popular food in England. It is a symbol of Englands immigrants and how England has made them its own.

Comment on Chicken Tikka Masala posted 2006-06-29 by ash chakravarty from Chester


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Again, its not English, is it, and if it was our invention, everyone still see's it as an Indian dish. Out of all the possible English Icons out there, from Hundreds of years of history, surely this cannot be one of them!?

Comment on Chicken Tikka Masala posted 2006-05-08 by Steven Anderson from Derbyshire


Comment on Chicken Tikka Masala

Not English, you may as well call pizza English. Same with the hamburger, hot dog, & chow mein. All of these dishes were created to adapt to their host markets. They are not English in origin, or even in their variant form.

Comment on Chicken Tikka Masala posted 2006-05-08 by Mark from Swindon


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This is clearly not an English icon. You might as well claim pizza is an English icon. It is merely a recent addition to England's cuisine. The claim that it is the most popular food in Britain is based on an ignorant comment by the now dead Robin Cook, a comment which he based on a survey by a commercial company which lacked any proper methodology, ie, the sample was not scientifically selected. The real test for any such claim is how often it is actually eaten. I would lay short odds that it is not eaten that much, being primarily a dish eaten in restaurants. Has anyone ever met an English man or woman who prepares the stuff at home? I have not.

Comment on Chicken Tikka Masala posted 2006-04-28 by Robert Henderson from London


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curry doesn't come from england.

Comment on Chicken Tikka Masala posted 2006-04-28 by ad from afds


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A dish that says more about britain today than any other.

Comment on Chicken Tikka Masala posted 2006-01-26 by Gary Lynch from Caerphilly


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Curry is England's most popular cuisine - there are more Indian restaurants than fish & chip shops! Chicken Tikka Masala is an English invention, the combination Indian and English cultures - it represents our multi-cultural society.

Comment on Chicken Tikka Masala posted 2006-01-25 by Henry Loewendahl from Chipping, Preston


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I don't care who conceived of this culinary abortion or where it was first made, it's NOT English!!

Comment on Chicken Tikka Masala posted 2006-01-20 by Lloyd John from Vancouver, Canada


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Robin Cook was scotish and was abviously taking about the whole of the uk I thought this was about an English Icon not every man and his dog.

Comment on Chicken Tikka Masala posted 2006-01-20 by Dave Baker from The County of Somerset


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