Jovial Recipes

Enter Now through June 19, 2014

Write an article for the Jovial blog, and you could enjoy an all-expense paid culinary adventure to our Tuscan villa. Jovial Foods is inviting food fanatics, organic enthusiasts, and gluten free gourmands to enter to win a week’s vacation in Lucca, Italy. We’re giving away one of our signature “Culinary Getaways” – a relaxing trip for two spent in an 18th century villa. You and a guest will immerse  yourselves in the Italian culture with our founder, Carla, and enjoy the freshest seasonal foods in hands-on cooking classes.

To enter, write a blog post on a culinary topic you’re passionate about. What is your favorite jovial product? Do you have a great recipe for einkorn bread? Do you live in a city that hosts fabulous gluten free restaurants that others would love to hear about? Have tips for those who are newly diagnosed with gluten intolerance?

Prize Package Includes:

  • Round trip Airfare for 2 to Pisa, Italy
  • Daily buffet style breakfast
  • 8 days 7 nights in an 18th century Tuscan villa
  • Welcome dinner prepared by local chefs
  • Hands-on cooking classes
  • Your choice of rental car or rail pass

Choice of Travel Dates:
Sept 13-20, 2014 All about Einkorn • Oct 11-18, 2014 Gluten Free Italian Style


  • STEP 1: Write an article that would interest the jovial community in 1000 words or less on any culinary topic you care about. If it has to do with food, organic culture, gluten free living, we want to hear your voice.
  • STEP 2: Every two weeks the jovial staff will select their three favorite posts and publish. Each finalist will receive $100 Gift Certificate to the jovial store.
  • STEP 3: The jovial community will cast their vote for their favorite bi-weekly finalist, who will be entered to win the Grand Prize.
  • Step 4: The top 7 finalists for the Grand Prize will be judged by a panel of professional bloggers. The winner will be awarded a Culinary Getaway for two to Tuscany, Italy. The winner can choose between two different vacations: Gluten Free Italian Style or Cooking with Ancient Einkorn. Winner will be announced 7/1/2014.

Important Dates

Blog Posts accepted 3/15/2014 through 6/19/14.

Submit your posts Biweekly finalists announced It's time to vote! Finalists announced
3/15/2014 - 3/27/2014 3/29/2014 3/29/2014 - 4/04/2014 04/05/14
3/28/2014 - 4/10/2014 04/12/14 4/12/2014 - 4/18/2014 4/19/2014
4/11/2014 - 4/24/2014 4/26/2014 4/26/2014 - 5/02/2014 05/03/14
4/25/2014 - 5/08/2014 05/10/14 5/10/2014 - 5/16/2014 5/17/2014
5/09/2014 - 5/22/2014 5/24/2014 5/24/2014 - 5/30/2014 5/31/2014
5/23/2014 - 6/05/2014 06/07/14 6/07/2014 - 6/13/2014 6/14/2014
6/06/2014 - 6/19/2014 6/21/2014 6/21/2014 - 6/27/2014 6/28/2014