Saturday, April 11, 2015

#62: dumplings - November 2014

The dumpling cookoff was held at the Adult Dream Home (Ash & Maddie's) on the 17th of November. It was small enough that we were all able to sit at the dining table, like a dinner party.

buddha dumplings
Liang: "buddha dumplings" filled with white & wood ear mushrooms, tofu, seaweed, & chives; served with vinegar-soy sauce (not pictured)
dill stew
Allie H: "morning dumplings" rosemary drop dumplings in a dill & potato stew
JJ's dumplings
Maddie G: "JJ's dumplings" filled with tofu & dill; served with chili oil, soy sauce, & a pickled prune
bite-size pies
Ash: "apple cheeks" pastry rolls filled with apple & smoked tofu; served with a spiced cashew cream sauce

Maddie competed for the first time. Also in attendance were Jen, and Allie's brother Spencer (I think that's his name).


seconds: Liang
presentation: Maddie
creativity: Ash
dumpling-ness: Allie
perceived effort: Maddie
overall favourite: Ash

overall winner: Maddie

best name: (unscored category) Ash