The 2006 festive greeting from Wieden + Kennedy London came in the form of a collection of recipes for turning christmas turkey leftovers into curries. It was enclosed in a deluxe leatherette binder and accompanied by a popadomesque CD of suitably exotic sounds, plus exclusive complimentary W+K after-dinner mints. (See above.) Given that...
a) we're located a short stagger from London's Brick Lane, which is the centre of the universe of curry, and
b) everyone ends up with leftover turkey after christmas...
this idea seemed geographically and seasonally relevant to us. Each recipe was presented by one of our people and related to their favourite dish from one of our many local curry houses. Here's creative director Tony Davidson with his 'Zag' Aloo:
And here are chunky twosome Fat Controller Simon Summerscales and Ben 'Tubby' Tubby with their submissions:
Gratifying to hear that we'd been spreading the curry love when we received this email today from Sue Buckle:
Nice. And I guess we can consider that a recommendation for the Shalimar.