In a world that is increasingly becoming driven by financial considerations and profit margins, we are a small company with a very large heart. We feel that we have been extremely privileged to be able to set up a dream business following a passion and feel that as a responsible and caring company, we should be able to use this both to help others not so lucky but also to be able to positively impact our environment and our next generation.
In keeping with our ethos, our site and policy is “no single use plastic“. From coffee cups, to tasting pots and straws, everything is made from compostable material. Our new freezer meal trays are fully biodegradable – one of the very few companies in the UK to do so – and the sleeves are non laminated cardboard so that they can also be thrown in household cardboard recycling. The leaf plates and bowls we use are made from natural palm leaf and are made by destitute women in India thus serving a dual purpose of proving employment and a source of livelihood.
As far as possible, we buy fresh and local ingredients and try to ensure that everything comes from within a 50-mile radius. From British Red Tractor approved chickens in Windsor to dishes made using local specialties or discarded produce, we are conscious about everything that goes into our products. Two examples of this include our Kingfisher Watercress Dal made using Watercress grown on the family run Kingfisher farm next door and then stocked at Kingfisher’s farm shop and our newly introduced spiced Orange and Gin chutney is made using the discarded oranges from the Silent Pool distillery.
We are passionate about Young Enterprise and most of our events, large and small, food tastings and running the shop at weekends is done by our 16-member part-time staff aged between 14 and 19 years. Many of them joined in the early days of the business to earn pocket money and it has been a privilege to watch them blossom and grow into confident young men and women handling events and issues without any problems, juggling demanding school workload, extracurricular and work responsibility.
Authentic, flavourful, fantastic! Thank you.
What a fabulous evening. By far the best curry I have ever tasted. Will definitely be back and bringing friends next time.
The best Indian cuisine I have ever tasted.
What a wonderful evening. Fabulous food, extremely interesting talk on Calcutta and fantastic company.
Amazing food, beautifully served too. Loved the pre-course explanations. We’ll be back!
Really enjoyable evening. A wonderful introduction to your food, I hope to come back soon.
Lovely to taste such authentic Indian cuisine. Really nice.
Wonderful flavours and presentation – a real taste of India
A touch of India in Surrey. Perfect food, lovely company. Thank you.
Fantastic authentic home cooked Indian food! Lovely atmosphere and hospitality too! Thank you.
Absolutely delightful, exquisite food and a superbly warm welcome. Thank you.
A wonderful meal. One of the best ever including Indian hotels!
One of the top 3 Indian meals I’ve had. Service great, ambience brilliant. Add in the excellent food and it has been a memorable evening.
Superb food – delicious and I’m so grateful to your catering for my allergies. Brilliant idea and will be spreading the word.
Gorgeous food, great company – really great concept – you have my support 100%.
Amazing banquet – such flavours, some of which I have never tasted before! You are onto a great thing.
Excellent concept – authentic Indian food in Guildford at last – brilliant – gets my recommendation – will be back for more!
Mandira and her small team make really delicious Indian food available as frozen portions for ready-meals in a class of their own and wonderful party catering quantities for a fabulous buffet. They use the best fresh ingredients and exquisite spicing to create a good range of fabulous dishes. Many recipes are vegetarian and just as delicious as the meat dishes!
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