Equipping, Inspiring and Releasing EPIC Curries
Rayeesa is passionate about sharing the love of her native Hyderabadi food with you. She learnt from the best, her mother, who was an amazing host. She was taught from a young age the basics of great cooking with many family secrets thrown in. Although born in the UK she spent her early years living with her nana in Hyderabad, India, and so forming a special fondness to the country, its people, and its food.
From Hyderabad to Hereford. Rayeesa an ex metropolitan police officer decided to make the big step of leaving her career and London to start a new life with her husband and three children in rural Herefordshire.
“My husband and I made a decision to move from London from our very hectic lifestyles so that we could give our young family a better quality of life in the country. What happened next simply blew us away. We instantly connected into our new community through school and church. I found myself in my ‘happy place’ inviting friends, family and even strangers over for dinner. After all food is one of the greatest ways to build community. Indian food works perfectly for this as it is all about sharing amazing tastes, and stories over the table. My food journey has been totally unexpected, and a natural extension to my life. From teaching to cooking to helping others. My motto is to "equip, inspire and release…”