There's nothing like a delicious curry oozing with fresh flavours like coriander, ginger, lemon grass, colourful spices like cumin and turmeric, and of course a kick of chilli.
And it seems David Cameron is in agreement, having celebrated his 46th birthday with his wife Sarah in the Diwan Balti restaurant in Birmingham.
Like David, we often think of having a curry only in the realms of an Indian restaurant, but with the easy-to-use pastes now available you can create a mouth-watering meal in minutes.
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If you fancy making something from scratch try the light and fragrant Keralan Prawn Curry from South India that's quick and easy to prepare. Or you may like to go for the Goan Fish recipe.
We have chosen our four favourite curries, spanning Indian spice, aromatic Indonesian and fragrant Thai.
And don't be scared of spice, the beauty of making your own curry is you can make it as hot or as mild as you like.
Goan Fish Curry
Keralan Prawn Curry
Thai Green Curry
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