Date // 9th October for entries
Venue // White Stuff, Voisins
White Stuff in Voisins held a Jam & Chutney Making competition in store recently, and Earsay benefitted from the event.
They wanted to tap into the trend for home baking and cooking and asked their customers to enter the competition to find the best local Preserves (relishes, jams, chutneys, pickles)
They are also selling their own White Stuff Jams and Chutneys instore which are delicious at £3.60.....still a few left, if anyone would like to purchase any?
There was 14 entries in total and judging took place at 4pm, by Voisins Store Manager, John Ellis.
The winners were :
1ST SAM WATTS (TOMATO, APPLE, CELERY, CHILLI CHUTNEY)
JUDGES COMMENTS : SPICY, TANGY, NICE ACIDITY AND EXCELLENT FLAVOUR
2ND RHIANNON LE MAISTRE (LEMON CURD)
JUDGES COMMENTS : WINNER IN JAMS, GREAT COLOUR, AMAZING TASTE
3RD PAT BOUGEARD (FRUITY JOSTA AND BLACKCURRANT JAM)
JUDGES COMMENTS : NICE, SHARP TASTE, GOOD TEXTURE, IDEAL WITH CHEESE OR HAM)
The first place winning recipe is going onto White Stuff head office to be featured in a charity recipe book sold in shops in the run up to christmas.
There was a real buzz in the shop on the day and thanks to Earsay members Pat Bougeard and Michael Cork for entering. The good news for Earsay is that White Stuff will be donating £10 per entry to Earsay, so thats £140 from this event.