Guest blog from Anjali Pathak

Anjali Pathak is the granddaughter of LG Pathak who founded the Patak business over 50 years ago. Arriving in London in 1957 with just £5 in his pocket, Mr. Pathak began selling authentic Indian snacks and sweets to support his family. The following year, he was able to open a small shop in Euston’s Drummond Street. Anjali’s father joined the business when he was 17 and then he married Meena who also later joined the…

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Indian Cuisine Cordon Bleu Style

I was invited to The Cooking Academy to be taught Indian Cuisine by Kumud Gandhi so that I could try and help her change the perception of Indian Cooking. Before I share with you her tips and what I learnt let me plug her cooking course as an excellent gift if you are stuck for what to give your father on father’s day ( also makes a great birthday or Christmas gift!!!) After taking as…

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Latest winner of Patak's competition

It was a real delight to phone up our user scarlet_magpie and tell him he had won the Patak’s competition this month. This member is a bloke from West Yorkshire who saw Dragons Den loved the whole concept of MyDish and joined up.  He said that he loves making his own Indian food and when he saw the competition he entered for fun – like all of us not really thinking he was in with…

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