Italy’s favorite tomato brand, Mutti, is once again looking for Britain’s best tomato cook with the return of its Golden Tomato Cook competition. The winner not only receives this prestigious culinary award, but also an incredible prize in the form of a trip to Parma, Italy, the home of Mutti.
The Golden Tomato Cook competition was created in 2021 in imitation of Mutti’s Pomodorino d’oro (Golden Tomato) award, which has been awarded every year for over 20 years to the farmer who delivers the best quality products while using sustainable practices and Cooking Applies The competition is back to recognize and reward the home chef who prepares the best three-course meal with mommy tomatoes.
Everyone who likes to cook at home and has a passion for exciting dishes is invited. Mutti challenges home cooks to explore and experiment with the Mutti Essentials range – Polpa Finely Chopped Tomatoes, Peeled Tomatoes, Passata and Double Concentrated Tomato Puree. Each of these Mutti products has unique properties, making them best suited to different recipe styles. Mutti wants attendees to let their imaginations run wild and decide which Mutti product will make them the star of their show. To enter, you must create and submit a delicious appetizer, main course and dessert for each dish using a different and perfectly matched Mutti tomato product.
This year’s jury includes Mutti, Italy’s chief judge and chef Carlo Casoni, food broadcaster and journalist Nigel Barden, chef and author Ben Tish and chef and influencer Gabriella Margiotta. They will look for the best menus based on key criteria such as originality, taste, presentation, overall impression and of course making the tomato the hero of the dish. Five shortlisted menus will be subject to public voting before the three selected finalists will be invited to perform during a live finale at Sauce, by The Langham in London on 27th Aprilth October 2022.
Carlo Casoni says: “Chefs around the world tell us that Mutti is the gold standard when it comes to tomato products. At Mutti we passionately believe that every great recipe deserves a great tomato and that there is a tomato product that goes best with every dish. Last year’s competition was an enormous success, with a large number of extremely successful menus that really made the tomato the hero of the dishes. We can’t wait to see and taste the menus people are producing this year and just like our 2021 winner, Hannah Such from Kilburn London, you too could be crowned our champion and enjoy a trip to our home in Parma, Italy, including a private trip, win a cooking class with me. Good luck to all.”
Win fantastic prizes
1st prize is a trip to Parma, Italy for 2 people for 5 nights including accommodation, return flights in economy class, car rental and a cooking class with chef Carlo Mutti Italy. 2nd The prize is a private virtual cooking class with Gabriella Margiotta, Executive Chef at Cucina di Vincenzo. 3approx The prize is a 3-course meal for 2 people at one of Eataly’s restaurants. 4th and 5th Ort receives a product basket from Mutti.
You have until 11:59 p.m. on the 16thth October 2022 to create and submit your menus online, so don’t waste time, start creating and submitting these entries. To enter, visit https://mutti-parma.com/en/golden-tomato-cook-2022-entry / where you can also discover recipe inspiration and tips. Full terms and conditions apply.
Mutti products are now available in leading supermarkets including Waitrose, Ocado, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, Asda, Booths and Tesco.