Ipswich chef launches new Indian takeaway

Idris Ali has launched Ali's Kitchen in Ipswich

Idris Ali has launched Ali's Kitchen in Ipswich - Credit: Idris Ali

An experienced Ipswich chef has launched a new Indian takeaway – after being inspired to pursue the venture during the coronavirus lockdown. 

Idris Ali has cooked in Indian restaurants for 28 years, which included a spell running his own restaurant and winning a number of awards. 

While on furlough during the Covid-19 lockdowns, the 45-year-old recalled how he was “missing his cooking”. 

Being able to open a restaurant, during the current economic climate, did not seem feasible. 

So instead, Mr Ali decided to offer a home cooking service where he cooks a range of healthy recipes to deliver to people’s doors. 


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The service currently runs from noon to 3pm on weekdays, although Mr Ali will consider expanding this if the venture is successful. 

“If I get more customer demand, I might do it in the evenings and weekends,” he said. 

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“People love cooking Indian meals, so I thought I might as well give it a try.” 

For more information, visit the Ali's Kitchen website.

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