A ground-breaking Indian cookery programme broadcast on the BBC launched 40 years in the past. It was offered by the Indian actor turned meals author Madhur Jaffrey.
‘Madhur Jaffrey’s Indian Cookery’ was the primary mainstream sequence about Indian meals broadcast within the UK and the primary to be offered by an Indian. It was additionally the primary to succeed in a mass viewers. The programme was an prompt success and made its presenter a family identify.
Madhur Jaffrey spoke to Witness historical past in regards to the programme and why illustration issues.
Witness Historical past: The tales of our instances advised by the individuals who had been there.