Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Very cool news

I have two great things to tell you about today!

First - me, Dagmar and Lena made it to the next round in Tasteline's competition "Home cook of the year"! We sent in a recipe for a chili, made with plenty of spices and, maybe surprisingly, coca-cola, served with oven-dried tomatoes and lavash crackers. (You'll definitely get the full recipe in a bit, don't worry.) We are now one of 16 semifinalists, and next week, a jury will pick four finalists for a live cook-off. Very exciting! You can see all the dishes here, but it's in Swedish only. Ours is the "Stockholmschili".

Second, a happy birthday to the girls at Ragazze, which I'm pretty sure was the very first food blog in Sweden! (They beat me by three days! So, technically, my congratulations is two days late) They're celebrating by having really nice give-aways all week, but again, this is just in Swedish. Head on over!

14 comments:

Rebecca said...

Congratulation to you all! I hope you'll win.

Happy cook said...

Congragulations to both of you and happy b'day to your friend

Elin said...

Good luck in the competition! i am very impressed! I dont have the nerves to cook in front of a jury! If you go to the final I will definitly come and have a supporter flag!

Maria said...

Tack och grattis! Hoppas ni går vidare till finalen! :-)

Anne said...

Elin - I'll definitely take you up on that! I'll be horribly nervous too if that happens, *shudder*

travelingwilbury said...

Lycka till!!!!

Pille said...

Congrats! Looked at the recipe - sounds delicious!!

Maria said...

Congrats. I hope you win!!

glamah16 said...

Oh this is awesome. Congrats my friends.

chicky*bits said...

Congratulations and good luck going forward! I can't wait to try a Swede's interpretation of an American favorite ;)

Thanks for visiting c*b!

Rebecca Kline said...

You'll need to wear your cute apron to the competition - or better yet, get matching cute aprons. That way you'll look the part of best cook when they hand you the ribbon/trophy/ oooh or maybe money? Good luck and cogratulations on making it this far. BTW I've used cola in cooking pot roasts but not chili. Very interesting!

Emelie said...

Hej Anne!
Jag sitter och letar efter Top Chefs kokbok och hamnade här på din sida! Både jag och min sambo är top chef-frälsta och faschineras många gånger av deras matlagning. Min sambo fyller snart år och jag tänkte ge kokboken till hnm. Läste någonstans att du beställt den. Därför har jag några frågor, var ifrån beställde du den? om det var från amazoon.com hur mycket kostade den med frakt, tull etc! Jag skulle verkligen uppskatta om du har möjlighet att svara! Fin blogg förresten. tack.
emeliestrang@gmail.com

Anne said...

Emelie, du har mail! för alla andra svenskar som kanske undrar så beställde jag den på www.adlibris.se :)

Ilva said...

Grattis till er alla tre! Jättekul och jag kommer att hålla tummarna för er!