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Wednesday, 31 October 2012

Boeuf Bourguignon in a Box Giveaway - Thanks to Knorr

Giveaway: Win a Forman and Field Boeuf Bourguignon in a Box with Knorr
Photo courtesy of Knorr
As Autumn is now definitely upon us I have started making casseroles and more comforting food to brighten our spirits when the nights draw in earlier and earlier.  The lovely folks at Knorr who send me seasonal boxes of delicious produce from Forman and Field have sent me another one full of the ingredients to make a delicious Boeuf Bourguignon using a recipe from Marco Pierre White.

I also will be giving away a box of Boeuf Bourguignon ingredients to a lucky reader of my blog.  The Seasonal Produce Box will contain the following:

200g pearl onions
unsmoked bacon
200g wild mushrooms
800g beef brisket
½ leek (the white part)
125ml port
1 celery
Bolney Estate Lychgate Red wine
Knorr Rich Beef Stock Pot

All you need to do to be in to win is follow the instructions in the Rafflecopter widget below.

Please note that this prize can only be delivered on Friday 16th November.

You can also enter this giveaway on the following blogs: Fuss Free Flavours, Feeding Boys and Fabulicious Food.

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Closing date Midnight 12th November 2012

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This giveaway is open to all readers over 18, who live in mainland UK

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There is one prize of a boeuf bourguignon meal box.

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  1. Chilli Con Carne is always a family favourite ;-)

  2. Chilli con carne is my favourite too. (sorry to be unoriginal!)

  3. bolognaise - always use a knorr stock cube!

  4. I think it would have to be Marco's chicken kiev, haven't had that in ages

  5. Chilli Con Carne always goes down well

  6. pumpkin mash: timely and delicious. Never occurred to me to mash pumpkin before.

  7. Roast Shoulder of Lamb with Tomatoes and Garlic

  8. Griddled Steak with Wild Mushrooms looks SO GOOD, I'm almost drooling ;)

  9. Marco's Quick Lamb Stew - you can't beat a good stew once the weather has turned colder :)

  10. With these cold evenings it has to be the Quick Lamb Stew

  11. marcos quick lamb stew is my fave reminds me of my gran

  12. Chicken chasseur, hubby made it and it was yummy

  13. Spring Vegetable risotto. I love risotto, and the flavours are fab.

  14. Braised short ribs with gravy

  15. http://www.knorr.com/recipes/detail/11589/1


  16. http://www.knorr.com/article/detail/245624/lemon-chicken-primavera


    thank you for the chance to win!

  17. Toad in the Hole...Always a fav in my house :)