“We believe that flavorful cuisine is a key ingredient in the good times that we share with family and friends, in our very passion for life. Zydeco Spice was born of that concept, and we’re pleased to see that passion shine from the judges."
Covington, LA (PRWEB) February 18, 2011
Zydeco Spice, LLC tod Magic Mary Bloody Mary mix and three Pepper Sauces were each awarded a Golden Chile Award in the 2011 Fiery Food Challenge competition of zesty food products.
Produced by Spicy Food Productions and hosted by Chile Pepper magazine, the Fiery Food Challenge was held at ZestFest 2011. The “blind” tasting Challenge is one of the longest running zesty food competitions in the industry. Zydeco entered four products into the competition including, Magic Mary Bloody Mary mix, Bayou Blast Pepper Sauce, Blackberry Blast Pepper Sauce and Bangkok Blast Pepper Sauce. All four of the company’s entries and products were awarded a Golden Chile Award.
“We’re honored to have our products awarded a prestigious Golden Chile Award,” said Kimberly Devine, President, Zydeco Spice LLC. “In Louisiana, we believe that flavorful cuisine is a key ingredient in the good times that we share with family and friends, in our very passion for life. Zydeco Spice was born of that concept, and we’re always pleased to see that passion shine through from those that taste our products.”
2011 Fiery Food Challenge: Zydeco Spice Golden Chile Awards
Zydeco Magic Mary Mix – Beverage: Bloody Mary Mix - Cook Off (2nd Place) - Bartenders and consumers have applauded Magic Mary’s bold flavor, fragrance, heat and complexity. With Magic Mary, Zydeco has remastered this favored classic into an enchanting affair for the palate. Low sweet notes of ripe fruit prelude an exotic dance of flavors past the lips. Exquisite earth tones erupt in a bright, dazzling finish. And that’s just the first sip.
Zydeco Bayou Blast Pepper Sauce - Hot Sauce: Chile Specific – Consumer Ready (2nd Place) – First comes fruit, then the sweet. Lookout now, here comes the heat! This “all purpose” pepper sauce has the perfect balance of sweet and spicy to complement most foods. Previously awarded Best Red Sauce, Bayou Blast has been anointed by fans as a breakfast staple and an exceptional flavor enhancer to wake-up any dish.
Zydeco Blackberry Blast Pepper Sauce - Hot Sauce: Fruit – Consumer Ready (3rd Place) – Two-time award winner. Blackberry meets Peri-Peri! Naturally sweet wild blackberry. The exotic warmth of the Peri-Peri pepper. Two time award winner for Best Fruit-based Sauce, this jazzy pairing of sweet and savory sings the perfect tune to tingle your senses. Try it on chicken, pork or lamb; vegetable or fruit salad; drizzle on soft cheese, ice cream or cheesecake.
Zydeco Bangkok Blast Pepper Sauce - Hot Sauce: Asian-Style – Consumer Ready (2nd Place) - Enhance your favorite Asian dishes as hints of lemongrass, ginger and clove whisk you away to the magical kingdom of Siam. Peri-Peri and chipotle peppers combine to deliver a wonderfully smoky and spicy warm heat. Sawatdee! Great for lamb or beef, stir-fry and noodles, or to create Asian sauces and dips.
Editors Note: Product samples for review and photos are available upon request.
About Zydeco Spice, LLC
Zydeco Spice, LLC delivers world class flavors with a Louisiana flair. With a dash of blues and a spoonful of R & B, Zydeco infuses the world’s favored cuisines and cocktails with the rhythms of Southern Louisiana to make Louisiana Fusion. Our award winning products seduce the imagination with adventure and discovery. Your palate applauds flavors warm and exotic, worldly and harmonious. Zydeco products--spice blends and dry rubs, pepper sauces and a Bloody Mary mix--are All Natural, using the freshest quality ingredients with no preservatives and no MSG. More information about Zydeco is available at http://www.ZydecoSpice.com. Follow us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/ZydecoSpice