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And now for the moment you've all been waiting for… Last month, I invited readers to submit their favorite Argentine recipes for the 2012 Seashells and Sunflowers Argentine Recipe Contest. Thank you to everyone who took the time to send in a recipe. I was pleasantly surprised at the number of entries I received, and admittedly, a bit overwhelmed at the thought of narrowing things down to just three finalists. So in the end, I decided to choose four finalists in honor of my four-year blogiversary. What the hell…it's my blog. I'm allowed to bend the rules a bit.
And so ladies and gentlemen, I now present, in no particular order, your
three four finalists for the coveted title of Best Argentine Recipe 2012:
Ana Astri-O'Reilly [Dallas, Texas, USA] of Ana Travels
Recipe: Pollo relleno de Inés // Inés' Stuffed Chicken
Daniel Tunnard [Buenos Aires, Argentina] of Colectivaizeishon
Recipe: Estofado de carne // Beef Ragu
Vivi Rathbon [Buenos Aires, Argentina] of My Beautiful Air
Recipe: Tarta de dulce de membrillo con mascarpone // Quince Paste and Mascarpone Tart
Norma Torres [New York, New York, USA] of Platanos, Mangoes and Me!
Recipe: La famosa tarta pascualina de mi amiga Marta // Marta's Famous Tarta Pascualina
Beginning on Wednesday, August 1st, I will feature each of these four recipes on Seashells and Sunflowers, along with a brief description and photos. At that point, it will be up to you, the readers, to vote for your favorite Argentine recipe!
[Photo credit: Joe Shlabotnik]