We are overjoyed to share the news that Purple Poppadom Cardiff has been named Indian Restaurant of the Year, in the South Wales Echo Food & Drink Awards 2013!
The awards are now in their 10th year and, says the newspaper, the competition is bigger and better than ever
From reader recommendations judges were sent out to sample food and drink in nine categories, and we are so pleased that in just over one year of opening, Purple Poppadom has won the best Indian category.
This builds on our first award last year, when we were named the Welsh Curry House of the Year 2012.
Chef Anand George told the South Wales Echo:
“What I try top do is cook novel Indian cuisine. For example I have one crab dish with three textures of crab – crab cake, crab salad and soft-shell crab. So I use the same ingredient but with three different textures and it’s good value for money.
“We change the menu with seasonal ingredients to make it interesting for the customer, like wild boar and pheasant.
“We’ve been very busy. We’ve been open for a year now and we have very loyal clientele”, he said.
South Wales Echo editor, Tim Gordon, said: “Our Food and Drink awards give our readers the chance to put their favourite eating out venues in the spotlight, and what a great job they did pointing us in the direction of some great eateries.
“When we go out for a meal we all want to be sure we are going to get value for money and receive a quality experience, so it’s only right that South Walians readers look to their favourite newspaper to recommend and inform them about what’s available.
“Our readers put forward hundreds of venues for our awards, which is a fantastic endorsement of the South Wales food and drink industry.
“And judging by this year’s entries standards have risen higher than ever before.”
Purple Poppadom would like to congratulate our fellow winners of these important awards for the Welsh culinary scene.