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Monday, 15 August 2011

Seasonal Produce Box Giveaway in Association with Knorr

Do you remember that I attended a Masterclass with Marco Pierre White, in association with Knorr a few months ago?  I did rave about it being really fab more than a little bit! LOL

At the class I was promised a couple of seasonal boxes filled with lovely ingredients to create recipes with.  My first seasonal box was packed with delicious meats, herbs and vegetables - you can read about it here and here.

My second amazing delivery of fresh produce is due next week, but this time I've got the chance to give away a lovely box of produce too one of my readers.  I am VERY excited!

The winner’s box will be similar to the one I receive (they can't guarantee exact content).  All the fish will be from Forman and Field, who produce excellent quality products that I have used in the past. 

This is a really fantastic prize.

The contents of the box will include:

various Knorr products

cold smoked London Cure Salmon

hot smoked trout


baby leeks

baby carrots

large spring onion bulbs


Details of the Seasonal Produce Box Giveaway

This giveaway is open to all readers over 18 with a UK mainland address. The winner will be chosen using an online randomiser and announced on this blog on Sunday 21st August after 5pm. You need to leave your e-mail address in order to comment, I am the only person that can see it. Please do not include it in the actual comment as well.  A twitter name, if you have one, would be useful as I can tweet you as well as email to make sure you know that you are winner.

The seasonal box can only be delivered to the winner on Friday 26th August 2011. Please do not enter unless you can receive the delivery on this date.  I need the winner’s delivery details by 5pm on Tuesday 23rd August. If you enter please check your email as soon as the competition closes and let me know where you need the box sent.

I am running this competition on behalf of Knorr who will be responsible for sending the prize to the winner. Their decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. The contents of the box cannot be guaranteed to be the same as listed above.

There is one main way to enter and several ways to get bonus entries. You must leave a separate comment for each bonus entry otherwise they will not be counted.

Closing date: 10pm Saturday 20th August 2011.

For a chance to win please comment and tell me something you would cook with the ingredients contained in the box.  Please leave your email address in the comment so that I can contact you should you win. For example: joeblogs(at)woohoobah(dot)com

For a second chance to win please tweet this post using the button below and comment with your twitter ID telling me you have done so.

For a third chance to win please follow my blog using Google Friend Connect and please leave a comment telling me you have done so.
Best of luck everyone!


  1. My mouth is watering already...I think I would definitely make a lamb casserole of some kind. I would hide the salmon and trout and eat it all myself secretly!! ;)) Only joking...of course I would share it. :D

    I've already retweeted, not sure if that counts.

    Great prize! x

    Not sure if my email address is there, let me know if not thank you. x

  2. I would make a sort-of-navarin with the lamb (I suppose it can't be a real navarin without navettes?) leeks, carrots, spring onions and peas, seasoned with Knorr products.

  3. I have tweeted @janesgrapevine

  4. I am following you with GFC - Grape Vine

  5. Mmmm yummy :-) I think I roast the lamb, steam the veg and serve it with rice flavoured with the knorr with the spring onion thinly sliced and mixed through.

    The fish, is it to nice to put in a pie?

    I will now press the retweet and follow your blog if google let's me sign in!!!

    This has all made me very hungry :-)

  6. On the off chance I get lucky my email is alisoncs@talktalk.net

    I have retweeted via @Over_A_Cuppa

    Now to find your google thingy!!!

  7. Oooh I'd love this! I already follow you via GFC and am tweeting you from @plasticrosaries as we speak!!
    My e-mail address is bethanchloetownsend(at)gmail(dot)com

  8. NOM NOM NOM! I'm thinking leek and spring onions sauted off and cooked into a risotto with the salmon added at the end and mixed in *slurp* !

    My email is annie.sandra.spratt@gmail.com and my twitter is @MammasaurusBlog

    Great prize ! x

  9. Delish!

    I would use this great prize to make my fiancé a late Summer High Tea of coddled eggs with the salmon & spring onion, with a sprinkling of Knorr seasoning for some zip. The rest I would give my mother, who makes the best roast lamb & seasonal veg in the entire world. Fingers crossed!

    Twitter name: beyondpale

    Tweeted, too!

  10. Uhm.. I would hand the box to my husband and make him cook something delicious! Does that count?

    Nom nom bom.

    Info (at) red ted art (dot) com

  11. oohh salmon with baby leeks in a lactose free cheese sauce would be yummy. probably use a knorr ham stock cube and make pea and ham soup for a starter. elaine.livingstone@sky.com

  12. following you with GFC @pooohbear2811

  13. The salmon would probably get eaten before it even got to the fridge. I've never attempted a tagine so would probably try that with the lamb. makedomum(at)gmail(dot)com @makedomum

  14. There would definitely be a roast dinner in our house with the lamb and the baby veggies, and if there was any lamb left over, I'd add the spring onions & any remaining veg, some Knorr herbs & make soup.

    (@meedja on twitter)

  15. And I'm following you on GFC (lorraine cooper)

  16. This sounds fab, I would make a seafood risotto, using some of the veg, the fish and (hopefully if they are in the box of goodies) stock cubes for flavouring.

    Stock cubes in hot water also make a nice hot drink.

    Then using the rest of the veg and the lamb i would make a casserole and if there was any lamb left, I would also make a soup to freeze and use in the winter months when it starts to get cold. Nom, nom, nom.


  17. Mmm, I think I'd make some kind of salmon and trout with ginger & spring onions stir fry. The boy would love this as he adores fish!

    Then I'd save the lamb for a hotpot.

    Tweeted as @helpfulmum and already follow your blog

  18. Mmm sounds yummy - i have no idea what i would make though . Some sort of cassorole i think


  19. I'd make a smoked fish pie with some home grown potatoes for the topping.
    epricetemp at gmail.com

  20. the fish would have to be left well alone and simply served with some homemade soda bread. The lamb and vegetables would be turned into a fabulous Sunday roast with a gravy made from meat juices and some of that Knorr product. mmmm ... salivating at the thought and keeping my fingers crossed @comidayvida

  21. following with GFC - Louise Sims @comidayvida

  22. I would do canapes with a homemade oatcake, topped with the salmon, a dollop of cream cheese and a drizzle of hot-pepper jelly. Next would be a kedgeree starter using the hot smoked trout, the peas and Knorr fish stock cubes. For a main I would slow roast the lamb till it fell off the bone and I would then make a stock enhanced with Knorr lamb stock cubes and use the lamb meat and stock to make a hearty soup with chickpeas, the leeks and spring onions. I'd then make mini-baby-carrot cupcakes with a light, buttery icing.@smychutney.com

  23. I tweeted about your competition...it's 07:43 and now I'm hungry for a three-course meal!

  24. and last but not least, i am now following your blog. @smychutney

  25. I think I would make a vegetable risotto and then flake the smoked fish through it

  26. following!

    thanks for a lovely giveaway

  27. i'd have to just steam the trout and serve with braised leeks and peas with carrot ribbons - served simply with a little lightly garlicked butter.


  28. I'd Roast the Lamb,Boil the Carrots,Leeks and Peas and add my favourite Roast Potatoes,I'd use the juices from the lamb and the water from the veg to make gravy

  29. I would do a late summer lamb stew. Actually getting a little cold here already so would be a nice transition dish.

  30. Yum! I think if I won I would cook something like this http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/smokedtroutandpotato_92987 that I have had bookmarked. Love the sound of these boxes, good luck all!

    kelbakingteacher [at] gmail [dot] com

  31. I would go for a slow rosted lamb with garlic and rosemary served with roasted baby carrots & Baby leeks, home made yorkshires & good old crispy roasties :)

    Paula Fazekas - @mummyvswork

  32. Follwing on GFC as Paula Fazekas

  33. Ooh, this would be fab: I'm weaning The Baby at the moment so I'd use it to make her first fishy dishies.

    lucy dot dimbylow at virginmedia dot com