Thursday, March 31, 2011

And the Winner is........

First of all Thanks to everyone who participated and sent out the beautiful and colorful entries for the "It's Spring" event. I totally enjoyed reading all the entries, staring at beautiful pictures and mouthwatering recipes. I wish I could taste each and every dish.

We had a difficult time picking the winner since each and every dish was lovely and worth it. My in-laws, husband and I sat down together and picked the winner. But before I announce the name....Let's have a roundup of the event and see all the entries...Shall we?

Shylaja of South Indian Home sent this Beautiful Eggless Princess Cake . I felt like a little girl myself wanting to have this beautiful princess cake for my birthday :)

Namitha and Sunitha of Collaborative Curry sent the Lemon Buttermilk Pound Cake and Almond Cookies. Both the entries look so scrumptious and colorful.

Krithi of Krithi's Kitchen sent this bright and pretty Mango Cupcakes. Mango- I say king of all fruits and I say bring it on :)

Divya of Dil se sent these 2 healthy, colorful and lovely entries- Tropical Fruit Salad and Whole Wheat Pasta Salad. I guess these should motivate all of us to eat healthy and stay healthy.

Richa of Ambrosia sent this Papaya and Papad Veggie....I say...very unique..a veggie with ripe papaya and papad!

Priya of Now Serving sent a delicious full meal.....Coconut Rice and Kala Chole! Lovely..Isn't it?

Priya of Priya's easy and tasty recipes...(one of the most active blogger in the blogging world) sent these fruity delicious entries....One is Mango Ice-Cream and the other is Sugarfree Mint and Kiwi Juice. Priya....We have the perfect weather here in Austin right now for the ice-cream and Juice...Mind sending?? :)

Sanyukta of Creative Sanyukta sent this beautiful, very creatively done Spring Beans Salad...It looks sooo appetizing and I am so impressed with the decoration!

Sukanya of Saffronstreaks sent these delicious 2 entries....She sent one savory "Hariyali Methi Chaman" and one sweet.."Mango Kheer".....Perfect combo! Right?

Mahimaa of Indian Vegetarian Kitchen sent this very refreshing and perfect for the weather drink- Strawberry Ginger Lemonade! What r u waiting for? Pick up the glass and gulp it down :)

Smita of Tastebuds sent everyone's favorite....very soft, moist and delicious..ladies and gentlemen....have a look (stare if u please :) ) at Pineapple Pastry!!

Mythreyi of Yum Yum Yum sent this yummy yummy tasty tasty Dill flavored spinach aka Green Rice.

Swapna of Swapna's Cuisine 2 entries-- both gorgeous and delicious looking. I would love to try her Tomato Spinach Cheese Swirl Bread looks so yum! I bet Orange and Cocoa Cake taste as good as it looks...

Aren't all the entries are so lovely and delicious! Don't you just wanna get into your kitchen and try these? I do!

And now the time has come for the announcement ....And the winner to receive a $35 CSN gift card is Sanyukta of Creative Sanyukta!! Congratulations Sanyukta! Your Spring bean salad is beautiful. Everyone in my house is bowled by your creativity. Please look for my email in your inbox.

To all other participants: A big applaud for all of you. We loved your recipes. Thanks for participating.



Priya said...

Wonderful roundup Vaishali,congrats to the winner..

Krithi's Kitchen said...

Lovely Roundup... congratulations to Sanyukta!!
Herbs & Flowers in my Platter - Coriander/Cilantro

Sanyukta Gour(Bayes) said...

Woke up early in the morning as my toddler was still asleep dreaming abt his toy world and thought of posting another entry for ur colorful event,so dropped at ur space to check the last date,and viola wht I see so many beautiful spring entries and the roundup is posted...was abt to comment and scrolled up to c the winner...and was pleasantly surprised that my spring bean salad entry wins...u made my day dear...feels so good to c that ur work is liked..heartiest thanks to u n ur family....

swapna said...

Nice roundup...congrats to winner!!

Kadhyaa... said...

Lovely round up and congrats to the winner

Gulmohar said...

Congrats Sanyukta !!! Lovely round up Vaishali

saffronstreaks said...

wonderful and colorful roundup Vaishali
Happy to be part of it
congraulation to Sanyukta
It was awesome and very creative

Smita said...

Lovely RoundUp Vaishali...

Congrats Sanyukta...Enjoy ur gift card..

Raksha said...

Very nice round up and a very good blog.

1st time visitor following u :)

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