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From gorging to giving – it’s national chocolate and curry week!

From gorging to giving – it’s 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 we’re lucky enough to have been given this delicious excuse to celebrate, it’s 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

Let’s face it, you’ll 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.

We’ve even provided you with meat and vegetarian three course menus below, because we’re nice like that.

Vegetarian menu

Starter -Roasted Aloo Gobi

Roasted spiced potatoes

MainCauliflower, paneer and pea curry

A flavorsome vegetable and Indian cheese curry

DessertCarrot Kheer

Indian carrot pudding with cardamom

Meat menu

StarterTandoori chicken skewers

Spiced tender chicken skewers

MainMughlai Karahi Gosht

Slow cooked lamb curry with tomatoes, garlic and garam masala


Indian ice cream with flavours of cardamom  


Good luck!