About The Curry Queen

Parveen Ahmed the Curry QueenParveen Ahmed is a mother of five from Hale, who is known for her delicious and authentic Indian cuisine. Parveen is currently working on a celebrity cookbook, ‘Celebrity Spice‘, with proceeds going to Manchester Children’s Hospital in gratitude for the care her son received after a sudden and serious illness. The book features well known celebrities such as Michael Parkinson, Leona Lewis, Sir Trevor MacDonald and Bear Grylls, who each were taught by Parveen to make their favourite Indian dish.

Parveen was chosen to take part in the ITV series ‘There’s No Taste Like Home’, where celebrity chef Gino D’Acampo helps cooks recreate a family recipe for paying diners. Parveen came runner up in the show, and it was Gino who first dubbed her ‘The Curry Queen’.

Parveen Ahmed, the Curry Queen


Parveen also runs cooking classes, the Taj Mahal Cookery Club, which attracts locals to come and learn how to make authentic Indian food. She used to write a weekly food column for Cheshire Magazine, as well as writing for Living Edge magazine and being published in Family Circle and Cheshire Life magazines. Parveen is currently a food columnist for Hale and Bowden magazine. She was nominated for Cheshire Woman of the Year 2012.

To contact Parveen, please visit the ‘Contact Me‘ page.