Be inspired by ♥ Gordon Ramsay, Ultimate Cookery Course - Give Away

It’s Friday and give away time again on Lavender and Lime. Gordon Ramsay has to be one of my favourite TV personalities, and I would love to have the opportunity some day to cook alongside him. Until then, I will have to make do with browsing through his new cookbook Ultimate Cookery Course.

"Ultimate Cookery Course"

Ultimate Cookery Course

Checkers have given me a signed copy to give away on my blog. All you have to do is leave me a comment and tell me why you should win. Bonus entries will be counted if you tweet me your response using the hashtag #RamsayRatesCheckers (and you can enter as often as you want on twitter). The winner will be decided by random draw and my decision is final. This competition is only open to South African residents and closes at midnight on the 19th of October (South African time).

Gordon Ramsay puts Checkers to the test (edited official media release)

Internationally renowned chef Gordon Ramsay has put local supermarket chain Checkers  and their butchery to the test. Chosen because of his reputation as the world’s toughest food critic, Ramsay appears in a new Checkers’ advertising campaign endorsing their premium meat ranges. The famous British chef, known for his no-holds-barred attitude when evaluating food and chefs alike, has put Checkers’ meat through its paces.

Checkers has worked hard to improve their premium meat range and the South African giant’s partnership with Ramsay, who currently holds 12 Michelin stars, demonstrates the confidence they have in their offer.  The decision to use Ramsay was backed by research to find the most credible food critic in the eyes of the public. Ramsay was impressed with Checkers’ wide variety of extra-matured steaks in the Steakhouse Classic range and remarked that the cuts were both properly matured and displayed perfect marbling “just like you’d find in a top restaurant”. Ramsay goes on to pronounce the company’s naturally-reared free range lamb which is free of antibiotics and hormones as “perfect”. The famous British foodie also sampled some local Championship Boerewors. According to Ramsay, it is a no-brainer as to why its South Africa’s best-selling boerewors. The fact that venison is also available all year round confirms that Checkers would be a butchery he’d buy from.

disclosure: I was approached to run this competition on my blog in exchange for a signed copy of the recipe book. This post is in line with my blogging policy.

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About Tandy

Tandy is passionate about using regional, seasonable and sustainable produce when she cooks. She lives in Gordons Bay in a cottage with her husband, two dogs, a tortoise and a fish. Tandy and Dave are busy building a house which is an adventure all in itself. Each year they visit a new place to experience the food of the area and you can follow along on their adventures.


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Ultimate Cookery Course Give Away — 42 Comments

  1. Good morning ladies and gentlemen, It’s Monday!!!!! At long last!!!!! Congradulations to todays winner!!!!! The anticipation is killing me and I can’t wait to find out who won!!! Drum Roll!!!!!!!!

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    • Hi Kyle, the post is up – http://tandysinclair.com/winners-announced-2/ – I am sorry it was not you, but please keep on entering when I run competitions!

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  2. I think this man in so entertaining, he most certainly knows how to call a spade a spade 🙂
    *hugs*

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    • that is what I like about him the most 🙂

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  3. I can’t enter, but I have to say that I agree, he’s a wonderful chef 🙂

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    • He is indeed Giovanna 🙂

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  4. I wonder who won… Well congradulations to the winner!!!!

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    • Hi Kyle, winner will be announced on Monday 🙂

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      • Thanks I’m living on edge, can’t wait, how about an early announcement? 😀 😀

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        • early announcement done! Sorry it was not you, but good luck for next time

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  5. I waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaannnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnT that book so bad!! Good luck again guys 😀

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  6. P.s. GoooooooooooOoooooooooooooOooooooooooD luck everyone!!!!!!!!
    May the luckiest man or woman win!!!

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  7. I*m an 18 year old, who has been trying to stay out of trouble!!! Gordon Ramsay is a huge inspiration, and I enjoy watching his shows, like Hells Kitchen, Kitchen Nightmares, The F Word… Gordon Ramsay is at the top of my list as a role model with regards to cooking!!! And from watching many of his shows after rushing in from school, I have learned that indeed he is honest, passionate and loves his family!!! I strive to be like Ramsay, he is my hero and one day I hope that I can cook and serve real food for people and not serve crap on a plate 🙂

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    • I hope your dreams come true! and good luck 🙂

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  8. I am special and I need help.

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    • Good luck Susan 🙂

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  9. I would love to add this book to my Ever expanding collection of cookbooks. I want to see if my bookshelf holds up 🙂

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    • That is always my debate here when I get a new book 🙂

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  10. Wow, what an awesome giveaway Tandy! Who wouldn’t want to cook along side such a phenomenal chef – holy macaroni, 12 Michelin Starts, the man is in a league of his own! What a treat it would be to win a signed copy of this awesome book. 😀
    Have a happy weekend.
    🙂 Mandy xo

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    • I would love the opportunity to meet him 🙂

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  11. Having worked my way through Kitchen Heaven, Healthy Appetite, Sunday Lunches, Cooking For Friends and Fast Food, I need a new Gordon Ramsay to sink my teeth into. Ultimate Cookery Course is on my Christmas list, so if I were to win it, it would free up space for something else from Santa.

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    • This is going to be my first book of his! Good luck 🙂

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  12. What a great prize, Tandy. GR is legend in his own lunchtime. 🙂

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    • love that saying AD 🙂

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  13. I’m sure that this would be a popular competition!! 😀

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    • I am hoping so!

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  14. I would buy my meat at Checkers by the sounds of it! Good luck in the contest everyone! Enjoy the book Tandy!

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    • Thanks Barb – I am so looking forward to sharing it with my readers 🙂

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  15. If the promo video of the judges in tomorrow’s episode of Dinner Divas is anything to go by……I’m going to need Gorden! 🙂

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    • Well done on winning your round Sue! I have not yet seen it, but twitter was abuzz this morning 🙂

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  16. I would LOVE to win this. Need to increase my recipe book collection 🙂

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    • Good luck Chantelle 🙂

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  17. Would absolutely love to win this! Even though I spend most of my free time in the kitchen, this would be a fantastic lesson in improving my “basics” and learning fantastic skills – you can never learn enough!

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    • I so agree, I am always learning something new 🙂

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  18. Such an awesome competition Tandy! Funnily, I had just been thinking to myself that I need a cookery book that works though all the important techniques for cooking in order to up my skills – Gordon’s would be perfect!
    Holding thumbs;-)

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    • Good luck Caryn and yes, this is an awesome prize 🙂

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  19. What an awesome giveaway, good luck to all entrants!

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

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    • thanks CCU 🙂

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  20. I have just watched this series and really enjoyed it – would love the book.

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    • Good luck Lorna 🙂

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  21. Gordon Ramsay is a legend in his own time, that he endorses Checkers takes him a level even higher in my esteem. Besides, I’m newly single and very lonely and can think of no better bedtime companion *big wink* I have a huge crush on the man.

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    • Don’t we all!

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