January 5, 2012

Magic Mingle # 1 --- the excitement begins !!!!

Welcome to Magic Mingle - Edition 1For all members who are awaiting the Challenge this month, the magic ingredients are ......
"Chillies and Cinnamon"

Important points to note before linking your entries:
1) All dishes to be vegetarian only (eggs / non-veg/ alcohol etc not accepted).
2) Only new entries are accepted and upto 2 new entries per member are accepted.
2) This dish could be across cuisine(Lebanese/Asian/Mediterranean/Continental/Indian/ Chinese etc) and course(Breakfast/Lunch/snack/appetiser/dessert/Dinner)
3) The 2 magic ingredients should feature as major ingredients in the dish and NOT as garnish. Both the ingredients are to be used in the same dish
3) All the dishes are to have the logo indicated above mandatorily and the entries need to be linked to the linky tool only. This link is up from 5th Jan 2012 - 15th Jan 2012 (end of day in your respective time zones)
4) Once you post & link your entry (using the linky tool at the end of this post) between 5th & 15th of the month,mail the entry URL to the google groups email ID - magicmingle@googlegroups.com with the subject line "MM-Jan 2012". 
5) Please note only member entries are accepted here. Others who are eager to join this group from Feb 2012 are welcome to write to me at the above email ID.

Note for Ingredients for MM - Jan 2012 : 
  • Cinnamon in whole / powdered form may be used. 
  • Chillies are allowed in Fresh or dried form or even chilli flakes.Also,peppers belonging to the Chilly family are allowed.
  • Please remember these two ingredients must feature as one of the main ingredients  for the SAME DISH and not as garnish.
Hope you are excited and would link your entries soon.The round up of Magic Mingle shall be published shortly before the announcement of Magic Mingle # 2. 

If you are unable to link your dish, please mail me at our googlegroup email ID.
For all Non-members who would like to be part of this group please do check this link for registration.

Let the Magic begin....



  1. Interesting combo I should say. Let me see what I can come up with.

  2. Hmmmm...an interesting combo indeed...
    Happy New Year to you and your family.

  3. Wow, you read my mind, I just got a fresh bottle of ground cinnamon and I was wondering about using it in something spicy.
    Happy new year


  4. awesome combo...Now let me start thinking

  5. what a tingling combo...guess i hv something fitting the bill...will work over it during the weekend!

  6. Thats a wonderful combo..let me start trying some..

  7. u put everyone's mind in getting something new ...well...let's see wat we come up with:)

  8. I have added my entries to you. But i'm not able to send my entries to your googlegroups ID. Can you tell me how to do it :)

  9. @ Preethi - Thanks for ur note. Please note this event - Magic Mingle is open to its members only. If you wish to join us from feb 2012, please drop me a mail with your blog name & email ID to - momchef77@gmail.com. Also, this event accepts only NEW entries linked to the theme. Therefore, both your entries shall be de-linked from the list.
    Do ping me for any more info on this event.

  10. Kalyani..thanks for this combo...pushed me to try something new...just linked my entry

  11. just linked my first entry to the event - very timely for me :) happy hosting Kalyani!

  12. just linked my first entry here ; chocolate cherry tart spiced with paprika

    Have a Happy sankranti


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