Why Does the UK Love Curry?

curryThe British love curry, so much so that it is England’s national dish (alongside Fish and Chips ofcourse!).

  • 85 percent of the curry houses in the UK are connected to Bangladesh (not India).
  • The most popular curry dish in the UK is Chicken Tikka Masala.
  • Chicken Tikka Masala has become so popular that is now a sandwich filling and pizza topping!
  • Curry dishes received a huge boost when a curry-styled entrée called “Coronation Chicken” was used by Queen Elizabeth II at her 1953 coronation.

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