I’ve lost my Libido + Giveaway.

God that is a strange looking title for a blog post, isnt it? It kind of reads like I am giving away my libido.

Any takers?

But on a serious note, I have lost my libido. My cooking Libido. It seems that I am on a constant cycle of the same old dinners. Spag Bol, Steak and Salad, Chicken skewers, boring as fuck steamed veggies. It is making dinner time an absolute nightmare, and I needed to break out of my rut.

These two dishes were particularly woeful.

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This is a thai green curry, that tasted like puke. I don’t know what I did to it, but it was not nice, and the punters voted with their feet and gave it a wide berth. It was the sort of dish that you would expect to be served on a dodgy asian airline. (just before you crash into a mountain)

Oh God and then there was this. I attempted some sort of OLE! Spanish dish and got the steps mixed up. It was HIDEOUS and didn’t get past this stage, before it was disposed of.

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It was actually FROTHY! Paprika overdose vomit stew.

Can you see what I mean about losing my libido? Normally I can cook ok, hey I have even shared some of my triumphs with you – click here.

Anyway, the kind people at Hachette sent me Julie Goodwin’s latest cook book and it is a game changer people!

I first met Julie and a mutual friends birthday party. You know what it is like when you see a celebrity in the flesh! I loved watching her win Masterchef, and I knew that I would kick myself if I didn’t go up and fangirl her. She was completely delightful and funny as fuck, so we have had a lovely friendship ever since.

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The woman glows. She is exactly like you and me and she cooks proper food that works.

So I got in touch with the publisher and asked if they could give me a copy of her lifesaving new cookbook to one of you. And they got back to me and said no, but they will give me 5 copies!

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YOU GET A BOOK, YOU GET A BOOK, YOU GET A BOOK, YOU GET A BOOK AND YOU GET A BOOK!

20/20 Meals is all about not getting hysterical about what you are going to cook for dinner. In 20 minutes and for 20 bucks, there are hundreds of recipes, tips, glossaries, little nuggets of wisdom and of course food that you actually want to eat.

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So I am given away 5 copies.

To enter, all you need to do is answer the following question in LESS THAN 30 WORDS!

Why do you need this cookbook in your kitchen?

And once you have entered, go through and vote for your favourite answers as the top 5 most popular entries will win!

You can “Like” the entry by clicking the little arrow. See this comment from Smaggle? Underneath the XXX you will see where to click.

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Smaggs gives good advice by the way…

This is a quick turn around giveaway. 5 Winners will be announced here at WoogsWorld on Friday. So I ask you…

Why do you need this cookbook in your kitchen?

For more information about Julie and a few recipes for you to try, please click here!