If your mum loves Indian food, why not treat her to a cookery class gift voucher.

Award-winning Anila Vaghela, the founder of Anila’s Authentic Sauces, runs small and friendly cookery lessons at her home in Surrey.

During the step-by-step sessions, she shares the secrets of successful vegetarian curries and shows how to prepare Indian starters, desserts and other delights.

Lessons include three-hour taster sessions, four-hour Indian starter classes, six-hour vegetarian thali classes and a four-hour Indian desserts and starters session…with prices from £50.

And there’s currently a special offer on bookings made or gift vouchers bought before May 31st 2013 (Use FRIEND10 promotional code on checkout to receive 10% off your first cookery class).

“I love showing Indian food fans the best ways of using various herbs and spices to create authentic Indian dishes,” said Anila, who is an expert in Indian cuisine and is celebrating 21 years in the business, having sold her first curry sauce at a fair in Surrey in 1992.

Anila’s Authentic Sauces has grown since then and now has a range of eight concentrated curry sauces, which are free from artificial colours, additives and preservatives, are sugar, dairy and gluten free, contain no onion or garlic, and are suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

The firm also produces a wide range of chutneys, pickles and dips which are made with single fruits and vegetables, and natural ingredients.

Anila’s supplies hundreds of outlets that include speciality food halls, garden centres, delis, farm shops, gift shops and also health stores. The firm also sells direct to the public at farmers’ markets and at food shows and festivals as well as online via www.anilassauces.com

Products are on sale at places like Harrods, Selfridges, John Lewis Oxford Street and Bluewater, Chatsworth Farm Shop, and the Wholefoods chain of stores across the UK from Glasgow to Richmond in Surrey.

Visit www.anilassauces.com for more information about gift vouchers and the cookery classes, which are held in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey.

Anila’s has won 12 Great Taste Awards, including two *** Gold Awards in 2007 for its curry sauces.

Awards include:

One star Gold Award 2012 – Hot Mango Pickle

Two Star Gold Award 2010 – Goan Green Curry Sauce

Three Star Gold Award 2007 – Spicy Mild Curry Sauce

Three Star Gold Award 2007 – Spicy Korma Curry Sauce

Reserve – Best Speciality from the South East 2007 – Spicy Mild Curry Sauce

Silver Award 2006 – Goan Green Curry Sauce

Gold Award 2005 – Chilli Chutney

Gold Award 2005 – Tindori Pickle
Best Speciality from the South East 2005 Award for the Tindori Pickle

Anila’s Goan Green Curry Sauce was a winner at the FreeFrom Food Awards 2012. It was also named Best Vegan Product 2011 in the Veggie Awards run by Cook Vegetarian! magazine.
Anila’s Spicy Korma Curry Sauce scooped a FreeFrom Food Award in 2009.

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