Author(s): Will Bowlby
In Kricket, Will Bowlby shares over 80 mouth-watering recipes, combining the essential spicing of Indian food with modern, seasonal ingredients. Drawing on inspiration from all over India - Goa, Bombay, Hyderabad - Will cleverly and expertly reinvents this classic and historic cuisine into accessible and elegant meals that are perfect for sharing with friends and family. Take the Smoked Haddock Kichri, a wholesome Indian rice dish updated for a modern palate; or the street food favourite Bhel Puri, kept simple but with a tangy twist. Discover new and exciting ways to marry classic Indian flavors with everyday foods. For a real flavor hit, try the incredibly simple Oysters In Coconut Cream topped with a refreshing Green Chilli Granita or for a family feast make the Black Stone Flower Lamb Chops served with a smoky Burnt Onion Raita. With recipes for cocktails, breads, pickles, and chutneys, and an emphasis on high-quality ingredients, Kricket is truly a fresh, modern, and exciting approach to Indian food.
Will Bowlby, head chef and co-founder of Kricket, has brought a new vision to the UK's Indian food scene. Shortlisted for Young British Foodies 'Chef of the year' category for two years in a row, Will started his culinary career at Le Cafe Anglais, working under the guidance of Rowley Leigh. Will was inspired to set up his own modern Indian restaurant, after a trip to India, and in 2015, along with friend Rik Cambell, he opened his first restaurant Kricket, with the aim to champion the rise of and redefine a new-wave approach to modern Indian food. Will has been awarded national chef of the year by the Asian curry awards and Kricket has quickly attained a cult following and support from diners and chefs alike, including Michel Roux Jr, Pierre Koffmann, Nuno Mendes and Anna Hanson.