Take the Mahón-Menorca Cheese Holiday Blogger Recipe Challenge...

The Board of Control of Mahón-Menorca Cheese is looking for spectacular bloggers to compete in their inaugural "Mahón-Menorca Cheese Holiday Blogger Recipe Challenge." The challenge date has been set, the pans will be banging and the creative juices will be flowing to see who becomes the Grand Prize Winner of the "Mahón-Menorca Cheese Holiday Blogger Recipe Challenge."

Take the challenge and share your creativity using Mahón-Menorca Cheeses that are produced in three delicious degrees of maturity; Semi-Hard pasteurized 3 months old, Hard pasteurized 5 months old and Semi-Hard raw cow milk 3 months old. Mahón-Menorca Cheese is a very versatile cheese that can be used as a topping, infused with an array of vegetables, rices or as a stuffing or filling that delivers a full range of flavors that can transform any dish.

The "Mahón-Menorca Cheese Holiday Blogger Recipe Challenge" will only be open to the first 50 eligible bloggers who sign-up. There are three categories for the challenge; appetizers, side dishes and entrées. Bloggers are encouraged to participate in all three categories. One winner will be selected from each category and be awarded $500.00. The winning recipes from each category will then compete to see who will becomes the grand prize winner of the "Mahón-Menorca Cheese Holiday Blogger Recipe Challenge." The Grand Prize Winner will win a five day trip to the beautiful Island of Menorca, Spain. The Grand Prize includes airfare for one, lodging (for two people) and rental car (for two people). The contest starts on October 1, 2018 and ends December 31, 2018. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.

Mahón-Menorca Cheese is looking for inspirational ideas to create "Simply Better Recipes" that occurs when creativity is fused with unexpected flavors and wholesome ingredients that deliver a full range of flavors that makes every seem extravagant.

Final recipes along with a picture of the cheeses used must be publicly posted on your blog, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram to qualify. Mahón-Menorca Cheeses U.S. social media links must be included when posting your recipes on your blog to qualify. All bloggers must tag Mahón-Menorca Cheese on all of their social media platforms. Bloggers must use the hashtags #mahón-menorcacheese, #cheesefromspain, #eruocheeses when posting on each of your social media platforms.

To take the challenge, participants can submit an entry form at http://www.mahoncheese.us starting on October 1, 2018. To qualify for the Mahón-Menorca Cheese Holiday Blogger Recipe Challenge the following rules apply:

  • Must be 21 years old or older at time of entry
  • A legal U.S. resident - Void in Alaska and Hawaii
  • Food blog must be updated frequently (at least once per week) and has been in existence for at least 6 months
  • RECIPE MUST BE ORIGINAL
  • Applicants cannot be professional chefs
  • NO PURCHASE NECESSARY

Mahón-Menorca Cheese is produced on the island of Menorca, one of Spain's Balearic Islands. A paradisiacal Biosphere Reserve island (certified by the UNESCO) located in the Mediterranean Sea. Mahón-Menorca Cheese is a Protected Denomination of Origin (P.D.O.) based upon the geographic and distinct climate factors including its temperature, humidity, light, wind and salty pastures, and its ancient farming methods mastered by generations of the Menorca family farms. Made from menorcan cow's milk (pasteurized or raw), exclusively matured on the island of Menorca. The Mahón-Menorca Cheese Holiday Blogger Recipe Challenge is being implemented by Thought For Food & Son.

About Mahon-Menorca Cheese

MahónMenorca Cheese is one of Spain's most prized Cheeses. It's produced on the island of Menorca, one of Spain's Balearic Islands. A Biosphere Reserve island (certified by the UNESCO) located in the Mediterranean Sea. MahónMenorca Cheese is a Protected Denomination of Origin (P.D.O.) cheese based upon the geographic and distinct climate factors including its temperature, humidity, light, wind and salty pastures, and its ancient farming methods mastered by generations of the Menorca family farms. Made from menorcan cow's milk (pasteurized or raw), exclusively matured on the island of Menorca, Mahon-Menorca Cheese has three degrees of maturity; Tender 21 days, Semi-Hard-3 months and Hard-6 months. A very versatile cheese, it is often grated and used for topping pasta, rice and vegetable dishes or eaten sliced thin and drizzled with extra virgin olive oil. This is a must on the traditional Spanish cheese table. By purchasing Mahón-Menorca Cheese, you are supporting the viable economic livelihood of our farmers and promoting a sustainable agricultural environment. Mahón-Menorca Cheeses are positioned for retail markets nationwide such as Supermarkets, Independent Supermarkets, Gourmet Food Stores and Club Stores that seek to provide their consumers with a unique cheese experience. For more information regarding Mahón-Menorca Cheese, contact Richard Kessler at 973.417.8890 or email him at r.kessler(at)specialities.com.



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