Wildcard Week and Mushroom Masters Final Scorecard – Let’s Hear it For…

stuffed mushroom, lasagna, okonomiyaki and halloumi burger
We’ve reached the end of our month-long Mushroom Masters: Tournament of Taste and what a battle it has been!

Just to catch up anyone who’s here for the first time, each week during the month of September we featured a head-to-head battle with food bloggers from Australia, Canada and the United States. Each blogger submitted an original recipe and photos that used that week’s selected mushroom variety.

Our final round was a “wildcard” week, and was the closest competition with almost a three-way tie among the Grilled Mushroom Halloumi Cheeseburger, Hot Mushroom Cheese Dip and Brie Stuffed Mushrooms until the very end!

But Australia’s Souvlaki for the Soul pulled ahead to win with a recipe for Grilled Mushroom Halloumi Burgers! Congratulations, Australia!

And of course, congratulations to all of our winners!

Week 1 Portabella Playoff Winner: Canada – Oh Oh She Glows Stuffed Portabella Pizza

Week 2 Button Battle Winner: Australia – Kitchen Wench’s Lasagna with Slow Roasted Mushrooms

Week 3 Shiitake Showdown Winner: Australia – Fig & Cherry’s Shiitake Mushroom Okonomiyaki

Week 4 Wildcard Winner: Australia – Souvlaki for the Soul’s Grilled Mushroom Halloumi Burger

You can find the full recipe from each blogger on their respective country’s sites: Australian Mushroom Growers Association, Mushrooms Canada and the Mushroom Council.

Haven’t had enough of the mushroom madness? Remember…you could win a $300 Sur La Table gift card by submitting your own mushroom recipe+photo to TasteSpotting through Thursday, September 30. Click to get all the details on the Giveaway post.

by Sarah J. Gim on September 28, 2010 · 1 comment

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fragolina October 18, 2010 at 12:42 am

I like your blog, and I love this portobello halloumi burger… seems and looks so delicious.


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