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Roti Canai, the popular Malaysian flatbread, has been named the “best bread in the world” by Taste Atlas. The recipe and cooking technique was brought over to the Malay peninsular by Tamil speaking Muslims from Southern India (specifically Chennai), and to this day is available from street food vendors and restaurants known as Mamak. The […]

Eason Rajah has been appointed a High Court Judge in England. His appointment was approved by the King and will take effect from 18th April 2023. Born in Ipoh, Malaysia, the 56 year old Eason Rajah KC will be known as The Honourable Mr Justice Rajah. The Lord Chief Justice will assign Eason Rajah KC […]

Gopal’s Corner, a Malaysian Tamil restaurant based in central London, specialising in banana leaf rice, hosted their 4th annual Pongal Feast in Markethall Victoria. On Saturday, diners enjoyed a bottomless vegan feast served on a banana leaf to celebrate the Tamil harvest festival known as Thai Pongal, as well as Tamil heritage month in London […]

A Tamil couple from the UK has presented their product on the latest series of BBC’s Dragons’ Den. Nakkeeran and Yegavaani, are the founders of Neitiv, a company specialising in premium beer made from coconut flower, and geared towards women. Their pitch aired on BBC 1 in mid-January and is available to view now, online, […]

On Monday evening the Tamil community came together to celebrate Thai Pongal and mark the recently announced Tamil Heritage Month in London. “Pongal in Westminiser” was hosted by various Tamil community organisations in the UK. The event featured live cultural performances – including parai, carnatic and bharatanatyam, with speeches by prominent members of parliament and […]