Thursday, 12 August 2010

Announcing an event ~ Flavours of Gujarat

This is simply. food’s first blog event.
Flavours of Gujarat.
From August 5th - September 30th
Gujarati cuisine is very vibrant, tasty and is a very flavoursome. The vast array of dishes are all very distinct and unique and will tickle and tantalise your taste buds taking you on a culinary journey that you will not regret. I am inviting all  blogger friends to participate and support this event and help to make it successful.

Gujarati cuisine refers to the cuisine of the Gujarat; this being predominant in western-India. It is mainly vegetarian. Cuisine can vary widely in flavour and heat, depending on the region of Gujarat they are from. North Gujarat, Kathiawad, Kachchh, and South Gujarat are the four major regions of Gujarat that all bring their own style to Gujarati food. Many Gujarati dishes are distinctively sweet, salty, and spicy at the same time. Some regions in gujarat omit garlic and onions from their cooking too.To get more information on dishes of Gujarat please click here.

Criteria for entry:

1. Any dish from Gujarat. Vegetarian only- eggs allowed.
2. Multiple entries welcome.
3. I would encourage you to try new recipes although archived recipes are welcome but please repost it again with the logo and linking back to this announcement page.
4. Non- bloggers are also welcome for this event. Just mail me your recipe and picture of your dish with your name and email ID

This is mandatory:
  • Please link back to this announcement page.
  • I would appreciate it if you could promote this event by placing the event logo in your post.
 Please click here to send your entries:
Alternatively you may email the following details to

Your Name:
Blog Name:
Blog Url:
Recipe Name:
Recipe Url:

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In subject please write Flavours of Gujarat event.
Looking forward to your entries.

*Exciting news*
This is going to be a series of events, each event will be running for a duration of two months. Any blogger wishing to host one of these events on behalf of please email me request of event you would like to host with your details.
Forthcoming events will be:

Flavours of Punjab ~1st October 2010 -30th November 2010
Flavours of  Goa ~ 1st  December 2010- 31st January 2011
Flavours of Maharastra ~ 1st February 2011- 31st March 2011
Flavours of Bengal ~1st April - 31st May 2011
Flavours of Rajasthan ~ 1st June -31st July 2011
Flavours of  South India ~ 1st August -30th September


  1. Nice event..will try to participate.

  2. Nayna, lovely event..I'm in:-)

  3. the concept is very beautiful dear ...i love Gujarati food ...but very less idea of making it so in this way i will learn to make ...thank you for hosting such an wonderful event ...count me


  4. Nayna

    Congratulations on hosting your first event!!

    What a brilliant choice for the event!! Count me in!!


  5. Lovely event !! I m in and looking forward to it.

  6. wow, I would love to cook Gujrathi food. I have few dishes in my my mind. Happy hosting sweets..

  7. Nice event Nayna, Happy hosting. I will try to send my entries.

  8. Lovely event.Count me in.

  9. Hi dear

    I have noted down the details of Gujarati Flavor Festival and would submit my entry within stipulated period. Thanks for hosting such events.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  10. very intresting event.. so dat we can learn more new dishes .. count me in... til now i never cooked diff dishes... dis event makes me to do.. very nice event...

  11. lovely event will try to participate
    check the event in my site
    cold desserts

  12. lovely event...count me in dear!!!

  13. I love the Gujarati food, will try my best to send something.

  14. remember eating guju food since childhood though i m n a mom makes many varieties..wil cal her looking for tradional guj food or variations r allowed...count me in...also looking for ward for ur entries for my ongoing event A visual treat...

  15. HI Nayna
    I think I would have wished for something else. I was wondering where to get Gujarati dishes as I wanted to try the maximum Gujarati dishes. But I can wait till September to try more things.
    I am in for this event!

  16. lovely event..will try 2 send something

  17. Great event(s)!!! Are you from Gujarat as well??

    So excited... I have so many recipes from Gujarat already on my blog.. looking forward to this...

  18. Wow beautiful concept..very nice event.

  19. @ sanyukta .Theme is gujarati so if dish has some element of gujarat in it its fine.You can add your personal touch as long as it doesnt change the dish totally.

  20. Very wonderful event.
    Will definitely send in my entries.
    I have an event going on with Barley in my blog,its ending on Aug10th.Love to see your entries.

  21. will send the entry,really interesting.

  22. do count me in nayna...awesomely lovely event..luv gujrati cuisine...

  23. Wonderful event to bring out traditional Indian recipes ..Count me in Nayna

  24. Hey! Nice blog and nice event! Count me in :)

  25. Hi Naina
    great event..count me in...send something after come back from my hols...all the best !!

  26. Wow i m excited and i would like to host flavours of south India event.

  27. i loved the thali that you have posted. Its so nice that you were able to make some Guju food.

  28. Thankyou guys for a wonderful response to the launch of this event.I now have guest hosts for all the forthcoming events except for Flavours of Goa which is still available for hosting.Looking forward to your wonderful entries.

  29. wow interesting set of events..look fwd to participatin

  30. that was lovely event... i love to participate in your event, but dont have much idea regarding the gujarathi food's. Anyhow will try in net and soon send in my entry.

  31. Oh, I'd love to participate!!! What fun ... :)

  32. Hi,

    lovely event. would love to participate...I am also interested in hosting..let me know if any slot is available.


  33. Thanks for the nice event. I just now sent in 2 recipes for the event.

  34. hi nayna..just sent u one more entry for this event hope im bang on the deadline given :)


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