Monday, December 2, 2013

#50: pumpkin - October 2013

Pumpkin cookoff was held on the 21st of October, at Bl├╝haus. Although people seemed pretty jazzed about it, there were only three competitors, sadly. Nevertheless we all enjoyed ourselves — we definitely had a beer & wine surplus.

COMPETITORS AND ENTRIES
autumnal curry
Malloreigh: "I Thai'd Indian'd it" coconut curry with pumpkin, jackfruit, & kale, served over jasmine rice with peas, cinnamon, & cardamom; garnished with coconut flakes & dried cranberries
herb-crusted pumpkin
Jen: "the nutty pumpkin king" baked pumpkin in a dusting of cheese, breadcrumb, & fresh herb; served with a dip of walnuts, pumpkin seeds, dill, & sour cream
pumpsicle pie
Ash: "pumpsicle pie" pumpkin-coconut ice cream pie with coconut caramel sauce

Also in attendance were Jeff, Bronwen, Steph, and Sarah.

CATEGORIES AND WINNERS
seconds: Ash
presentation: Jen
pumpkinosity: Jen
creativity: Mal/Ash
overall favourite: Mal
overall winner: Ash

best name: (unscored category) Ash