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Roz purcell innocent comp

Roz Purcell is on the hunt for Ireland's best dairy-free cook

The winning recipe will be immortalised on Natural Born Feeder.


Roz Purcell, author of Half Hour Hero, Natural Born Feeder and recently released No Fuss Vegan, has teamed up with Innocent Drinks to launch Ireland's first-ever dairy-free cook-off.

Innocent Drinks, the smoothie and dairy-free drink company, has announced that it has teamed up with Roz Purcell to hunt for dairy-free dishes from around the country. 

Innocent fans can make a starter, main course, dessert or side dish of their choosing, using the brand's dairy-free products, which include coconut, almond, oat and hazelnut drinks. To be in with a chance to make it to the live final, which will take place on Saturday, February 29th at Airfield Estate in Dundrum, all you have to do is post your recipe to Instagram and tag both @rozannapurcell and @innocentireland.

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Hey guys ARE YOU READY FOR A COMPETITION?! I think you’ll agree these muffins are one of those recipes you have to make asap, I made these using innocent dairy free and you can get the Recipe below() I am also here to tell you about a pretty epic competition we have in store to get your competitive juices flowing. You have 4 weeks to think-up and make a recipe using any one of the innocent Dairy Free range. To enter just tag myself and @innocentireland on your entry to social media. You will then be entered. I will closely monitor, picking my favourite entries. The 5selected finalists will cook and present their recipes at a finale event, 1 will be crowned innocent’s Dairy Free Cooking Champ as well as receiving the amazing prize of the Taste of Ballymaloe which includes an overnight stay and a cookery course. Get cooking!#innocentdairyfree #AD Serves 9 200g oats 120g almonds 2 tbsp. orange juice Zest of 1 orange 5 tbsp. cacao powder 5 tbsp. Maple syrup 200ml innocent almond 1/2 tsp baking powder 3/4 tsp baking soda pinch sea salt Topping 100g vegan dark chocolate zest of 1 orange Method Preheat oven to 180°C In a blender blitz the oats and almonds into a chunky flour. Tip the “flours “into a medium sized mixing bowl along with the baking soda and powder and stir. Add the rest of the ingredients except and mix into a smooth thick batter. Spoon approx. 3 tbsp. of batter to each muffin case evening it out to fill 9 cases. Bake for 30 minute before removing from the oven and leave cool for 10 or so minutes before topping. Spoon over the melted chocolate and extra orange zest. Let harden or take a bite and be prepared to have a chocolate moustache! Store in a container in the fridge for up to 6 days. Song: 220 kid “don’t need love” ft.GRACEY T&C s Apply.

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Dishes will be judged on their originality, creativity and skill level, so make sure your dish ticks all of the boxes to be in with a chance to make it to Airfield. Roz and the Innocent team will select the five finalists, before judging the final dishes on February 29th. The winner will take home a trip for two to Ballymaloe, including an overnight stay, dinner and a cookery course. Their recipe will also be immortalised on Natural Born Feeder, which has more than 100,000 followers. 

Visit innocent.ie for more information on the full dairy-free range.

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