In the Bag: Cooking the Month of July

July 18th, 2008

In the Bag Logo July 08

Scott has jetted off to Poland for a couple of weeks, so I’m hosting ‘In the Bag’ again this month. And what a great month to host it – July is bursting with seasonal fruit and veg. This month we’re making the most of fresh peas, sweet and flavoursome in their pods. Take a peak inside the bag:

Chicken Breasts
Peas
Parmesan Cheese

I hope you’ll agree it’s a nice combination allowing for all sorts of possibilities. Will you make a risotto, a pasta dish, a salad, a one-pot dish? I can’t wait to find out!

Entry Details
Make a dish using the ingredients and blog about it then send an email with ‘In the Bag in the subject line to asliceofcherrypie AT yahoo DOT co DOT uk by Thursday 31st July with the following information:
  • your name
  • a link to your post
  • the name of your dish
  • a picture of your dish

Rules
Here are the loose rules – but ultimately remember the objective is to have fun whilst highlighting seasonal food:

1. Participants should attempt to use all the ingredients ‘in the bag’ for that particular month, but may leave one out if they prefer. The dish should be based around the seasonal ingredient, with it acting as a central ingredient.

2. Participants can include any “extra” ingredients that they see fit.

3. Entries should include a link back to the host for that month, and the post should be tagged “In the Bag”.

4. Entries can be written any time during the month, as long as the URL is emailed to that month’s host before the closing date.

5. Particpants from outside of the UK are most welcome to join in and substitute an item from their own local seasonal produce if necessary.

‘In The Bag’ is a food event run monthly by ‘A Slice of Cherry Pie’ and ‘Real Epicurean’.

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