Events June 2010

Event Name:
No Croutons Required.

Hosting Blog:
Tinned Tomatoes

Theme: Courgette/Zucchini

Event Start Date: now
Event Deadline: 20 June 2010

This month I would like you to create a vegetarian soup or salad featuring the humble courgette or zucchini as it is sometimes known.

Details can be found here.








Event Name:
National Vegetarian Week Giveaway

Hosting Blog:
Tinned Tomatoes

Theme: Giveaway

Start Date: Now
Event Deadline: 20 June 2010

National Vegetarian Week is drawing to a close and I thought it might be nice to offer you the chance to win a veggie product you may not have tried before, one that is particularly tasty and particularly Scottish. Vegetarian Haggis. This giveaway is open to everyone.

Details can be found here.





Event Name:
Baking Cookbook Giveaway

Hosting Blog:
Lisa's Kitchen

Theme: Giveaway

Event Start Date: now
Event Deadline: 11 June 2010

I am excited to announce that I am hosting my first giveaway here at Lisa's Kitchen. All you have to do is visit a page on Snubber and leave a comment on my blog post indicating the baking book you would most like to own from those featured.

This giveaway is only open to residents of the US and Canada

Details can be found here.




Event Name:
SOS (Sweet or Savory) Kitchen Challenge

Hosting Blog: Diet, Dessert & Dogs

Theme: Rhubarb

Event Start Date: now
Event Deadline: 20 June 2010

June is here, so you know what that means: another S.O.S. (Sweet or Savory) Kitchen Challenge! Kim from from Affairs of Living and I are excited to be hosting our third event this month. First we challenged you to use beets. Last month we asked you to get creative with spinach. And this month, get out those chef’s toques so you can cook up something delicious with Rhubarb.


Details can be found here




Event Name:
Iron Cupcake London

Hosting Blog: The Caked Crusader

Theme: Celebration

Event Start Date: Start baking soon if you are in the London area and can attend
Event Deadline: 7 June 2010

Iron Cupcake: London is the first Iron Cupcake challenge outside of the USA.

On competition day all entrants bring their cupcakes along and the judges taste them and vote for the best. The winner receives prizes and glory but all entrants get to try each other's cupcakes.

This is a great opportunity to meet other cupcake addicts (oh yes, fear not - there are many of us!), make friends and eat lots of cupcakes!


Our eleventh challenge to be held on Monday 7th June marks our first birthday. I know! Where has the time gone?

The theme is therefore CELEBRATION! Bake any cupcake you wish as long as it’s suitable for a celebration.

Details can be found here




Event Name:
Presto Pasta Nights

Hosting Blog:
Week one : Once Upon A Feast (4 June roundup)
Week two : From Kristen's Kitchen To Yours (11 June roundup)
Week three: The Sweet Kitchen (18 June roundup)
Week four : The Sweet Kitchen (25 June roundup)

Theme: Pasta

Event Start Date: now
Event Deadline: every Thursday for inclusion on the Friday round-up

Every week food bloggers around the world photograph and write about their latest pasta creation… if it’s for breakfast, lunch or dinner; served hot or cold; spicy or sweet; from appetizers to mains to desserts, you’ll find it in the round-up published every Friday with links and photos to all the posts.

Details can be found here




Event Name:
World Cup Snack Pack Giveaway

Hosting Blog: Jam and Clotted Cream

Theme: Giveaway

Event Start Date: now
Event Deadline: 12th June - 7:30pm (Kick Off of first England game)

I love Football (almost as much as food), so to celebrate the FIFA World Cup in South Africa, Jam and Clotted Cream has teamed up with Unearthed (a company that specialises in quality continental foods and snacks) to give you the chance to win a World Cup 'Snack Pack' containing their fantastic new summer products;

Answer the easy question to win a hamper of Unearthed Tapas and Snacks to enjoy during the World Cup.

(Open to UK residents only.)

Details can be found here.




Event Name:
Blogger Secret Ingredient

Hosting Blog:
Prevention RD (deadline - 6 June 2010) Theme: Paprika
Mo's Kitchen (deadline - 13 June 2010) Theme: Rice
Clarity in Creation (deadline 20th June 2010) Theme: Peaches
Healthy Exposures (deadline 27th June 2010) Theme: Bulgar Wheat

Event Start Date: now
Event Deadline: every Sunday before 5pm Central Time

This week's secret ingredient is Bulgar Wheat

The rules go something like this:

* The host picks an ingredient, preferable one that is in season, readily available, and not too expensive
* The host links back to all other previous weekly hosts
* Participants create a unique recipe using the BSI and email (or you can comment with a link) the host their recipes.
* You do not need to have a food blog to participate, and you do not have to submit a photograph
* If you do not have a blog, you can email the host directly and it will be posted on my blog
* The host reviews recipes Sunday evening of each week and picks a favorite (Sunday, June 6th at 5PM Central Time)
* The winner is posted Monday morning and recieves a price of the host’s choice





Event Name:
Breakfast Club

Hosting Blog: Fuss Free Flavours

Theme: Asian

Event Start Date: now
Event Deadline: 6pm on the 27th June

Breakfast Club is a new food blogging event hosted by Helen from Fuss Free Flavours and Sarah from Fingers and Toes. We love breakfast and
want everyone to enjoy better and more interesting breakfasts.

Every month one of us will choose a theme and then post the round up
on the last Sunday of the month.


The theme for Breakfast Club #1 is ASIAN!

NEWS FLASH! The Breakfast Club are now offering a sushi hamper from Clearspring as a prize. Head over and see the prize, it is truly spectacular.

Details can be found here




Event Name:
Weekend Herb Blogging

Hosting Blog:
Week one :Bricole (#236 May 31st to June 6th)
Week Two : Anna's Cool Finds (#237 June 7th to June 13th)
Week three : The Crispy Cook (#238 June 14th to June 20th)
Week four : Mele Cotte (#239 June 21st to June 27th)

Theme: Herbs & Vegetables

Event Start Date: now
Event Deadline: June 6 2010

Each week food bloggers around the world post recipes about cooking with herbs and unusal vegetables or interesting ways to use vegetables, and on the weekend, we publish a Recap with links to all the posts.

Details can be found here.



Event Name:
My Legume Love Affair

Hosting Blog: A Little Bit of Spain in Iowa

Theme: Legumes

My Legume Love Affair, the long-running and popular monthly event, features recipes that promote the diversity and deliciousness of produce from the legume family of plants: beans, pods, and other ingredient derivatives such as tofu and bean flours. All courses and cuisines are welcome, and all participants are eligible to win carefully selected prizes by random drawing every month. Check with the monthly host for full details.

Event Start Date: now
Event Deadline: 30 June 2010

Details can be found here.




Event Name:

Sugar High Fridays

Hosting Blog: The Well Seasoned Cook

Theme: Bar Cookies

Event Start Date: now
Event Deadline: 21 June 2010


This month's theme, which I am happy to be hosting, is Bar Cookies. Whether they are one-bowl brownies, butterscotch-y blondies, or elaborately layered creations of textures and tastes, you can send your rectangular treats my way for the next three weeks to be included in the round-up the last Friday of June. All world cuisines are welcome to join in.

Details can be found here.



Event Name:
Food For Thought

Hosting Blog: Food For Thought

Theme: Food from books

Event Start Date: now
Event Deadline: 5 June 2010 & 19 June 2010

# Read a book of your choosing
# Look for a food vignette while reading, and I mean that quite literally!
# Play in the kitchen
# Take pics!
# Share your post on Food For Thought, every other saturday, just click and look for mr linky
# Do as many posts as you have books!

Details can be found here.





Event Name:
Cheltenham Food & Drink Festival

Theme:
Food & Drink Festival

Event Date: 18th, 19th & 20th June

You will find all sorts of food, wine and real ale on show. The spotlight will be on top local chefs at the Intoto Kitchen. Throughout each day of the festival leading chefs will be creating delicious dishes from regional ingredients. Don't forget the inspiring breweries showcasing a wide range of Real Ale from the region. Visit the Cider Garden and experience the taste of refreshing cider from Gaymer Cider Company's wide portfolio. Join the experts to take part in informal tutored testings, a chance to develop and understanding and a greater appreciation of wine from the old world to the new world. Hotel on the Park and Moet & Chandon bring the finest champagnes from France for you to enjoy in an exclusive corner of Montpellier Gardens and enjoy live music from local bands .

Details can be found here.





Event Name:
Bread Baking Day

Hosting Blog: 1x umr├╝hren bitte

Theme: Bread with Nuts

Event Start Date: now
Event Deadline: 1 July 2010

This month we celebrate the third anniversary of Bread Baking Day. Every month enthusiastic bread baker from all over the world bake bread following a specific theme. Thanks to the wonderful hosts and participants Bread Baking Day has become a well-established event. Thank you folks!

Details can be found here.




Event Name:
Master Cereal Competition

Hosting Website: Nestle Wholegrain

Theme: A wholegrain recipe using a Nestle Cereal

Open to UK residents only

Event Start Date: now
Event Deadline: 27 June 2010

We are giving away a weekend for two including personalised teaching at Lesley Waters' cookery school in Dorset. And all we are looking for in return is a whole grain recipe that includes a selected Nestle cereal as part of the ingredients.



Email me at tinnedtomatoes@googlemail.com if you would like a money-off voucher to purchase cereal for this competition and I will forward your address to the promoters.

Details can be found here