Our roots cookoff was held on the 14th of February at Ash's lovely house in Hastings-Sunrise. It was also the day Kristina announced that she and Chris would be expecting a baby in the summertime! It seems so long ago now...
COMPETITORS AND ENTRIES
Jen: "chim chim churri" roasted parsnip soup with caper chimichurri
Kristina: "the bedeviled Scotsman" curry potato Scotch 'egg' with mustard, piri-piri sauce, jalapeño, & veggie bacon
Malloreigh: "comfy" potato & fennel confit with tarragon
Ash: "pirogi roulette" potato pirogies 3 ways: spinach & garlic, caramelized onion, and sauerkraut; with beet-jalapeño salad
Jeff: "you had me at poutine" double-fried russets with mushroom demi-glace and marinated tofu 'cheese'
Chris: "potato to the core" potato donut with chocolate potato truffle, and potato white chocolate sauce
The votes show that there was one more person in attendance, but it's been so long now I can't be sure who. Maybe Allie, or Maddy.
CATEGORIES AND WINNERS
perceived effort: Ash
overall favourite: Kristina/Mal
overall winner: Kristina
best name: (unscored category) Jen