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Does anyone else suffer Withdrawal symptoms

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Does anyone else suffer Withdrawal symptoms

Post by Damocles » Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:43 am

Im just back from an 11 day holiday and hadn't made a curry for a week prior to leaving. I am seriously rattling (Glaswegian slang :D )

Does anybody else find they feel like this after 2-3 weeks without a curry or has my over consumption of alcohol on holiday screwed up my mind :huh:

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Re: Does anyone else suffer Withdrawal symptoms

Post by KenN » Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:19 pm

I am in a “curry crazy” stage right now since I have started cooking my own. After 1 or 2 days I am in withdrawal. Eating a curry right now actually makes my body feel good, and as soon as it is done I am already looking forward to trying again tomorrow!

Right now it has been 2 days without cooking (my wife is not as curry crazy as I am), so it is definitely on the menu tonight.

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Re: Does anyone else suffer Withdrawal symptoms

Post by British Indian » Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:15 pm

It’s addictive stuff for sure :yes:

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Re: Does anyone else suffer Withdrawal symptoms

Post by mickyp » Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:56 pm

Sometimes i will go into our cabin and open the cubboard and smell the spices, esp methi, or if i have not had a curry jump on this forum and see what peeps are up to, if requested i would cook a curry for the family anytime, any excuse to get my pan out, but im not addicted,..........or am I :yes:

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Re: Does anyone else suffer Withdrawal symptoms

Post by ScotchBonnet » Fri Jun 08, 2018 7:12 pm

I used to get chill withdrawal when I was younger and lived in Edinburgh and then went on holiday to Europe - there are so many spicy places - Indian, Thai etc. (in Edinburgh, that it is, but not generally in Europe, especially back in the 90s). So, not curry spices but chilli in my case.
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Re: Does anyone else suffer Withdrawal symptoms

Post by Rusty » Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:45 pm

I get withdrawal symptoms after a couple of days,luckily for me my wife’s the same we just can’t get enough,we like it hot and spicy and normally indulge at least once a day but there are days when we just can’t get enough.

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Re: Does anyone else suffer Withdrawal symptoms

Post by British Indian » Sat Jun 09, 2018 3:51 am

You might want to re-write that Rusty......ooooooo matron :lol::

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Re: Does anyone else suffer Withdrawal symptoms

Post by ScotchBonnet » Sun Jun 10, 2018 9:38 am

Curry-On Up The Khyber
"There is no such thing as too much oil; just an insufficiency of naan".

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Re: Does anyone else suffer Withdrawal symptoms

Post by Rusty » Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:06 pm

We certainly work up an appetite gents 8-)
The best day of the week to prepare onions for a base gravy is a Fryday 8-)

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Re: Does anyone else suffer Withdrawal symptoms

Post by Cory Ander » Tue Jun 12, 2018 9:10 am

I think it's well established that chillies give you an "endorphin rush", isn't it? And the hotter the better! :w00t:
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Re: Does anyone else suffer Withdrawal symptoms

Post by Damocles » Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:11 pm

i'm glad to hear that it's just not me :laugh:

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Re: Does anyone else suffer Withdrawal symptoms

Post by steveparadox » Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:28 pm

Yep, sometimes you just get that craving, especially if you have Indian as much as I do lol

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Re: Does anyone else suffer Withdrawal symptoms

Post by mickyp » Wed Jul 18, 2018 9:58 am

I also get a kick from cooking it, if the wife say's "you could do a curry" im like a dog with two balls :yahoo: I find the whole prep and cooking process therapeutically stressy

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Re: Does anyone else suffer Withdrawal symptoms

Post by Cory Ander » Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:16 pm

...im like a dog with two balls
Hmmm, I can only imagine how unhappy a dog might be with only one! :w00t:
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Re: Does anyone else suffer Withdrawal symptoms

Post by andrw » Sat Jul 28, 2018 3:46 pm

BIR curries are definitely addictive, I crave them all the time. Also I have found that the cooking process of making BIR curries is also addictive... not sure why but there is a certain satisfaction and sense of achievement from it.

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Re: Does anyone else suffer Withdrawal symptoms

Post by slicker55 » Sun Jul 29, 2018 3:41 pm

... wouldn't say we are addicted - got it down to four times a week now :yahoo:

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Re: Does anyone else suffer Withdrawal symptoms

Post by rdu » Sun Jul 29, 2018 5:24 pm

Will always make sure I can cook a BIR curry when on holiday. Cannot stand a week without :no:

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Re: Does anyone else suffer Withdrawal symptoms

Post by One Keema Naan » Sun Jul 29, 2018 6:15 pm

I can get a genuine rush from a hot curry or other well spiced food and in the longer term it definitely lifts my mood.

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