Very Good Recipes - Family Challenge

Family Recipe Challenge

Please enjoy and share! :-)

Welcome to the 6th recipe challenge organized on Very Good Recipes!

The theme for this challenge has been selected by 5 food bloggers who have kindly accepted to be the judges for the challenge. Each judge is also presenting his or her own recipe of the theme they selected. The judges will select the winners at the end of the challenge (and of course they cannot win).

The Judges

The judges for this month are:

Thanks a lot to the food bloggers who volunteered to become judges! The judges change every month, so there will be an opportunity to be a judge for all the bloggers who want it. Please e-mail me if you would like to become a judge for an upcoming challenge.


This month theme is: Family Recipes.

Since Mother's Day and Father's Day are celebrated in May in many parts of the world, the judges decided on a theme that celebrates family. The theme for this months is Family Recipes. To participate, you need to share with us a recipe that was handed down to you by your mother or father, your grandmother or grandfather, or someone else from your family.

It will certainly a great opportunity to discover wonderful recipes that daughters and sons and granddaughters and grandsons remember fondly! Don't forget to tell us who gave you the recipes and the story behind it!


The challenge is open to everyone, whether you have a food blog or not.

In order to participate, you need to enter a recipe on the theme "Family Recipes": a recipe that was handed down to you by a member of your family.


You can participate from May 4th 2012 until May 31st 2012 included.


The judges will select the winning recipes.

1st place, 2nd place and 3rd place

I will offer a cookbook of their choice to each of the 3 winners (up to $30 value). Shipped to your place wherever you are!

I am looking for sponsors to offer prizes for the next challenges. If you have contacts of potential sponsors who could offer cool prizes (or if you would like to offer a prize yourself), Please let me know!

Laurels and badge

All the participants will receive a badge with laurels that will be displayed on Very Good Recipes (on their page and in the huge list of food blogs). You can also display it on your blog or your challenge recipe if you want to.

Feel free to add the badge to your recipe (HTML code below):

<div style="text-align:center;">
<img src="" width="90" height="120" />
<a href="">Family Challenge</a><br />
on <a href="">Very Good Recipes</a>

Please add the link and/or badge only on the participating recipe, not on the side column of all your blog, so that only your participating recipe be listed on the challenge page. Thank you!

Winners will get gold, silver and bronze laurels.

Have fun!

Thanks a lot to the judges to make this challenge possible!

I hope you will enjoy the challenge and that many of you will participate! Have fun!


1st place

Watermelon Swiss Roll
Watermelon Swiss Roll
By Hankerie

2nd place

Mummyji's Biryani - Rice cooked with whole vegetables
Mummyji's Biryani - Rice cooked with whole vegetables
By Authentic Vegetarian Recipes

3rd place

Mango and Garlic Chutney - Dad's style
Mango and Garlic Chutney - Dad's style
By Jagruti's Cooking Odyssey

Congratulations to the winners, and thanks a lot to all the participants and the judges!

There are 16 Family Challenge recipes on Very Good Recipes.

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