Tuesday afternoon found me back in Split just in time to host a PI fundraiser – The Grilled Cheese Invitational! Because sweet dreams are made of cheese… (thanks to John for the awesome tag line!)
The cook-off consisted of 6 contestants who each had 20 minutes to deliver their best creation made solely of 5 ingredients of their choosing. No meat allowed – that would make it a melt! Contestants were scored across five categories:
Disclaimer: prep time was allowed.
First up was Travis, coming in hot with Captain Cheese of the Ajvar Seas, to show us how it was done. It was a delicious creation, making good use of a traditional red pepper based condiment found regularly in this part of the world. Up next was our resident baker turned tech guy, Ahi, with a wonderful, traditional take on the cheesy classic entitled Siri. Then it was time for foodie Phu to present his take, La Phu. We had a mixture of fancy cheeses and our first glimpse...