Curry chef from Royston puts Kneesworth restaurant on map after visit to India

PUBLISHED: 15:34 24 November 2014 | UPDATED: 14:46 25 November 2014

Altaf Hussain from Royston (Bottom row, second from right) at the Lancaster Hotel in London receiving his Curry Life Curry Chef Award. Credit: Kois Miah.

Altaf Hussain from Royston (Bottom row, second from right) at the Lancaster Hotel in London receiving his Curry Life Curry Chef Award. Credit: Kois Miah.

credit: Kois Miah

A curry chef from Royston has put his restaurant on the map after showcasing his creations in India and Slovenia.

Chef Altaf Hussain, who works at Yuva Fine Fusion on Old North Street in Kneesworth, was a member of the seven-man International Taste of Britain Curry Festival team touring the world to present the best of British curry.

The master chef delegation, led by Michelin Star chef Dominic Chapman, laid on a feast of traditional English dishes and popular British curries at the food festival in Hyderabad for locals to sample, winning fans all over the city.

The 41-year-old said: “I have cooked in various competitions, but cooking British Curry in Hyderabad, India was a real challenge.

“We gave our diners the best of British Curry dishes such as Chicken Tikka Massala and Balti Dishes.”

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