TV chef Hersha Patel: the dish that transports me back to my childhood

When I was growing up, my mother and I weren’t that close, and I certainly wasn’t that interested in Indian cooking.
But years later I’ve realised that I obviously cared about Indian food more than I thought, and that the smell of certain spices would always bring me home to my mum. Just last week, I was cycling home through Hackney and went through what felt like a cloud of lamb curry. Suddenly, I was an eight-year-old, my mum was preparing Sunday lunch, cleaning the house, shouting at me to help, while I lay on the sofa, gormlessly watching Saved by the Bell, ignoring her.
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26 September 2018 in Lifestyle, Views: 74
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