Blogging assignment: COOK IT – VLOG/BLOG IT – WIN IT (UK bloggers)

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Blogging assignment: COOK IT - VLOG/BLOG IT - WIN IT (UK bloggers)

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My Kind of Food is a very personal book from John, full of the food that he loves to cook and eat, recipes that he makes away from the cameras and professional kitchens.
In John’s words:

‘My world as I know it started with my Nanna’s roasting tin, a chicken and a wooden spoon. The food she cooked was always simple, but delicious. Her cauliflower cheese was awesome, her caramel slice wonderful and I am still searching for a recipe to make her apple tea cake.

So life started simply for me. Since then I have cooked in professional kitchens, run my own restaurants and done a lot of telly. Some of you may have eaten in my restaurants, some may have seen me on MasterChef, but I guess that not many of you know what I really cook for myself and my friends and family.

This book is about how I cook at home and the chapters reflect me and the things in life I love – how I eat and how I cook. At its heart, it is simple, but it’s definitely also influenced by my years in restaurant kitchens. I don’t tend to define my food by type or style. I guess you could say that these are my real favourites – a behind-the-scenes look at my own kitchen!’

What is the blogging assignment?

Be in with a chance to win John in your kitchen! All you have to do is cook one MY KIND OF FOOD recipe from the selection below or your favourite recipe from the book – vlog or blog about it and tweet using #MyKindofFood and the best entry will win a few hours in the kitchen with John. Good luck.

What type of blogs are you looking for?

We are looking for good quality vlogs and/or detailed blogs with photos.

Preferred geographic location of the blogger:

United Kingdom

How might you compensate the blogger?

Be entered into a prize draw

How else might you compensate the blogger?

One winner will win a vlogging session or cookery demo with John Torode in their own kitchen. 5 winners will win TWO copies of the book – one for themselves one for a friend.

i. The 1st prize is a cooking session with John Torode at a venue and time to be decided
according to John’s availability. To enter, just cook and vlog or blog one of the five suggested
recipes or any recipe from the book and tag your vlog or blog with the hashtag
#mykindoffood. John and a panel from Headline will choose the winning competition entry.
ii. 5 additional winners will win a signed copy of the book and will be selected at random from
the entries received in accordance with these terms and conditions by the promoter whose
decision will be final.
iii. The Winners may see their names posted on the John Torode and Headline websites and
possibly other websites and Twitter accounts.
iv. There is no purchase necessary to enter.
v. The competition opens at 12:00 pm on 10th September 2015 and closes at 11:59 pm on 26th
October 2015. Any entries received outside these specified times and dates will not be
eligible for entry into the competition.
vi. The winners will be announced on November 9th 2015.
vii. The competition is open to anyone aged 16 or over in the UK except employees of Hachette
UK, their families, or anyone professionally connected to the competition either themselves
or through their families. If the winner is under 18 years of age, the Winner will be asked to
have his or her guardian complete waivers, consent forms and/or other documentation as
prerequisites for being awarded the prize.
viii. Only one entry per person allowed. Second or subsequent entries will be disqualified. Entries
will not be accepted via agents, third parties or in bulk.
ix. Headline Publishing is not responsible for contacting or forwarding prizes to entrants who
provide unclear or incomplete information or for entries lost, misdirected, delayed or
x. Headline Publishing reserves the right to alter the prizes or cancel the competition without
notice. No cash alternatives to prizes will be provided.
xi. The email addresses of entrants may be shared with companies within the Hachette group
of companies but will not be shared with other companies outside the group. It will be used
by the Hachette companies to send you news about our books, products and
promotions. You will be given the option of opting out in those emails if you don’t want to
receive any further news from us.
xii. By entering the competition each entrant agrees to be bound by these terms and conditions.
xiii. This competition is being organised by Headline Publishing, Carmelite House, 50 Victoria
Embankment, London EC4Y 0DZ.
xiv. These terms and conditions and any disputes or claims (including non-contractual disputes
or claims) arising out of these terms and Conditions shall be governed and construed in
accordance with the laws of England, whose courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction.

When would the blogger need to complete and publish the blogging assignment by?

3-4 weeks after receiving the product/item to review or email agreement to proceeded.

Assignment close date:

11th Oct 2015

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