FOUR-play: A friendly cooking competition

Had a blast attending the fourth cooking competition among friends, cleverly titled “Four-play”. I was honored to be invited to be on the panel of judges and get to sample each of the delicious offerings. Check out all of the dishes and the winners below!

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“Jenny from the Guac” (avocado, mango, pineapple, garlic)
WINNER: MOST CREATIVE

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“Fiery Latina” cocktail (Anejo tequila, jalapeno & serrano peppers, mango and jalapeno infused ice cubes)
WINNER: MOST CREATIVE

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Lumpia with corn, mushroom, and rice noodles
WINNER: BEST ALL AROUND

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Lemon olive oil cake with red wine poached peaches and mascarpone ice cream
WINNER: BEST ALL AROUND

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Jalapeno cod with mango peach salsa
WINNER: BEST PRESENTATION

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Watermelon, cucumber, and feta cheese salad with mint lead chiffonade
WINNER: BEST TASTE (tie)

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Corn salad with roasted red pepper, roasted tomato, avocado, and manchego
WINNER: BEST TASTE (tie)

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“Redneck Prosciutto” (watermelon, ham, dark honey rum sauce)

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Apple and mango salsa with mint and jalapeno

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Chicken pasta salad with carrot, cucumber, edamame, red pepper, soy sauce, and rice vinegar

FOUR-play: A friendly cooking competition