Competition – The Curry Guy, Easy

Jan 29, 2019 | 50 comments


Competition – The Curry Guy, Easy


Competition – The Curry Guy, Easy

I am working out how to do competitions. The best way to set them up, what entries to have, and all the other things I have to think about when setting one up.

This is the first one, with a smaller prize, to test out the process and see how it goes.  A brand new copy of The Curry Guy – Easy where Dan Toombs, the author, shares the secrets of fuss free curries. Ones that can be cooked in half the time but still taste just as good as the takeaway.

Dan has been besieged by requests for more curry house favourites, ones that can be cooked with very little equipment and faff, and without all the need for complex restaurant preparation. Here he shares long-awaited recipes for the likes of Chicken 65, Black Dhal, Aloo Chaat, Simple Dosas, Prawn Balti, Lamb Keema Saag, and many more.

Whether it’s getting your curry cooked and on the table speedily, or doing minimal chopping and mixing before popping into a pan to simmer away happily, Dan’s dishes mean you spend less time on the washing-up and more on the enjoyment of eating. For BIR food lovers all over the world, this is an essential guide to making their favourite recipes at home. Dan has spent years researching the methods and secrets of Indian chefs and here he distils that knowledge into a fabulous collection of 100 simple, delectable dishes.

I have a brand new dehydrator and a pre-loved Panasonic bread maker on standby once I think I’ve cracked it. In the meantime, if you fancy a copy of Dan Toombs The Curry Guy – Easy, do enter and the best of luck



  1. Margaret Clarkson

    This sounds like a splendid book.

  2. cat

    Love a good cookbook, and this looks like a good one.

  3. Claire

    Looks good

  4. Kayleigh Watkins

    I don’t have any recipe books, we all enjoy curry so I will be looking for this next time I’m shopping, the easy with no faff and just as nice as take away sounds ideal xx

  5. Lee Wallace-Piercy

    Nice giveaway. Never made bread before but would love to try

  6. Cassandra D

    I would like a faster way to cook curry and this would be beneficial to me while cooking.

  7. Anissa

    My husband and I are huge fans of Indian cuisine and curries, we’ve been dabbling in Indian cuisine at home with decent results but we are not quite there yet, this book would become our holy grail in the kitchen!

  8. Lorraine

    I would love to win this book for my kids! We all adore curries and this book sounds wonderful!

  9. Kim Neville

    Sounds an interesting book with useful tips too

  10. Lesley

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  11. Paula

    Would love another curry book – this one sounds great!

  12. Lynn Noon

    Love a good curry especially if it’s quick & easy to make.

  13. Lynn Noon

    Love a good curry & especially if it’s easy & quick to make.

  14. Hekna

    Would make a good addition to my collection in the kitchen!


    I’ve never made my own curry because it sounded to much hassle, hopefully this will be as simple as it sounds

  16. Helen Hope

    I’d love to win this, we love curry and any new recipe ideas are always welcome

  17. Kim Neville

    Looks a lovely book and be nice to try cooking some new dishes with my family

  18. Carole Nott

    Great sounding book – thanks for the chance to win

  19. Sharon Hirst

    Would be amazing, always on the lookout for new inspiration

  20. Rachel McmILLAN

    I would love to win this as we tend to rely on curry jars and it would be good to make it from scratch

  21. Mimi

    Mmmmmm – could eat one right now!

  22. Mimi

    I love easy, tasty curry recipes…..would love to win this book!!!!!!

  23. Rayy

    Love a good curry <3

  24. Maja

    Mmmm, curry, one of my favourite dishes. And I have yet to own a book full of curry recipes! Would love one!

  25. Karen West

    Would love this book. Fingers crossed

  26. Jayne Townson

    I’m always looking for new recipes to try, this sounds like it would be perfect for trying out some different curries.

  27. Angela

    Thanks for the opportunity of winning Lesley! Fingers crossed xx

  28. Donna Loxton

    I enjoy a curry on a Friday night so would love to win this!

  29. eric k

    i love a good curry, never made it from scratch though

  30. laura stewart

    looks good thank you

  31. Amanda Wood

    I would love to get better at cooking curry! The flavors are so delicious

  32. Emilia Nastaly-Howard

    love it, thx for the chance

  33. Kat Hughes

    This looks like a great book, I love Curry’s but they can seem daunting.

  34. Faith @MuchMoreWithLess

    Sounds like a book with yummy recipes! Hope the competition works well.

  35. Emily Egan

    Sounds right up my alley I love a curry

  36. Ruth

    Can’t wait to try the lentil ragu recipe. The curry book looks interesting too.

  37. Laura

    Great looking book and a lovely start to you doing competitions!

  38. kate kathurima

    looks like an amazing book to have

  39. Ian Tyreman

    Love a good curry and this book sounds great.

  40. Solange

    I love Indian cuisine so would like some new recipes to try.

  41. Natalie burgess

    Id love to learn how to cook amazing curries for my family! Count me in please! Xx

  42. Clifford Sherwood

    That’s a superb book which would make a really good gift, or in this case a prize

  43. iain maciver

    great to have some new easy recipes to try out

  44. Angela Stretton

    I’m a total Indian food addict
    Would love this

  45. Off-Grid Feral

    Would love to read it!

  46. Joanne Exley

    This sounds a good book with nice easy recipes.

  47. Lori

    This would be great! Thanks for the chance.

  48. Tracy Burton

    My vegan daughter is coming to stay in a month’s time so I’ll definitely be trying out your lentil ragu recipe. It sounds delicious.

  49. Lisa

    That looks like an amazing book . Very handy after a long day at work but not wanting to buy takeaway but being way too tired to cook . I love curry an to make something homemade an fuss free …..awesome

  50. olivia Kirby

    This sounds great, I would love some more recipe ideas

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