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From gorging to giving its national chocolate and curry week!

What a time to be alive! The sweet and spicy delights of chocolate and curry have their very own dedicated week. As were lucky enough to have been given this delicious excuse to celebrate, its only fair that we consider how we can turn our gorging into giving. Deal? Read on

Step 1 Donate to a foodbank    

There are hundreds of foodbanks around the UK just waiting for your delivery, so in the name of chocolate and curry week, why not donate non-perishable items such as hot chocolate, curry sauce and rice.

Find your local foodbank with The Trussell Trust here.

Step 2  Eat chocolate with a conscience

Lets face it, youll be buying a shedload of chocolate this week. So why not buy from a supplier that gives back? Love Cocoa have reinvented some chocolate classics with a contemporary twist, whilst also giving 10% of their profits back to charity.

Check them out here.

Step 2 Host a dinner party

Host a second-to-naan, Indian themed dinner party with a charitable twist. Action Against Hunger are urging you to step up to the plate and put an end to child hunger by asking your guests for donations in return.

Discover how it works here.

Weve even provided you with meat and vegetarian three course menus below, because were nice like that.

Vegetarian menu

Starter -Roasted Aloo Gobi

Roasted spiced potatoes

Main Cauliflower, paneer and pea curry

A flavorsome vegetable and Indian cheese curry

Dessert Carrot Kheer

Indian carrot pudding with cardamom

Meat menu

Starter Tandoori chicken skewers

Spiced tender chicken skewers

Main Mughlai Karahi Gosht

Slow cooked lamb curry with tomatoes, garlic and garam masala

Dessert Kulfi

Indian ice cream with flavours of cardamom  

 

Good luck!

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