Sunday, 1 November 2009

Farewell Floyd: Round-up and Winners Announced

When the idea first came about, and Julia suggested making it a reality, I don't think we would have ever expected the response we have had. It just demonstrates the amount of love and respect for the enigmatic Keith Floyd. We have had entries from around the world, recipes re-lived, adapted or new ones created in his memory. Everyone has done such an amazing job, both myself and Julia would like to thank you for taking part and making this event so great.

We also extended the deadline, due to the fabulous people at Absolute Press giving three copies of 'Floyds Food' for the top three posts. So here we are. The deadline has passed. Julia and myself have deliberated over who the top three posts are. This is it...... There are the top three posts, each winning a copy of 'Floyds Food'. Congratulations!!!

***TOP THREE***

Going With My Gut - Kenyan Goat Feast
Foodycat - Jambalaya

Anyone For Seconds
- Coq au Vin

Well done again Wen, Alicia and Giles. You will soon have your copy of 'Floyds Food'.

However, there were some other great entries:

A Weekend Carnivore
- Welsh Rarebit

Apple Crumbles - Shrimp, Mango and Ginger Stir-Fry

Them Apples
- Beef Bourgignon

Annes Kitchen
- White Onion Soup

Maison Mattmoo - Chicken Breast with Beetroot Sauce

Jo's Kitchen
- Garlic and Coriander Chicken

Pan Gravy Kadai Curry - Chicken Tagine with Butternut Basmati

The Princess and the Recipe - Lapin aux Pruneaux (Rabbit with Prunes)

A Wee Bit of Cooking
- Tabbouleh

Cyder with Eloise
- Floyds Chuck Wagon Pork and Beans

Joanna's Food - Lapin aux pruneaux (Saute of wild rabbit with prunes and Armagnac)

Simply Splendiferous
- Wellington Chicken with Cream Sauce and Marmalade Pudding


Once again, I would like to say thank you to everyone that took part, you all gave great tributes to Keith Floyd. Also thank you to the people at Absolute Press for providing the prize. Finally I would like to give a huge thank you to Julia @ A Slice of Cherry Pie - it's been such fun hosting this with you!

Please all fill you glass with wine, raise and toast to Keith Floyd - R.I.P Keith.

3 comments:

  1. Thank you very much for choosing my tribute as one of your winning recipes.

    Congratulations to the other winners and entrants too :)

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  2. Such delightful news! Thank you very much James and Julia. Congrats to Foodycat and Giles also. And what a heavyweight roundup! Lots of fab recipes I want to try as soon as I can.

    A toast to Floyd! Clearly his love and passion for food and adventure lives on

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