The Curry Connection
The Curry Connection is a five-part series charting the rise of the Indian restaurant in Britain. The series looks at how the Indian restaurant has evolved, focusing in the first episode on the competing tastes of two curry clubs. Ismail Merchant then meets Pakistanis in Bradford and looks back at the sixties and arriving vegetarians. The continuing look at the history of the British curry trade uncovers authentic tastes and complex dishes with Egon Ronay reviving memories of a favourite Pakistani restaurant.