Recipe Contest

Floyd Cardoz Marsala

Enter the recipe contest by December 8th!

This month, we’re teaming up with Burlap & Barrel for an exciting recipe contest featuring the late Chef Floyd Cardoz’s incredible masala spice blends. From herbal and earthly, to funky and fiery flavors, Floyd Cardoz masalas can inspire just about any chef or baker.

So let’s get cooking. Send us a meez recipe using one of Floyd Cardoz masala spice blends for a chance to win an amazing cookware set from made in + other fantastic prizes!

Don’t have a jar yet? No problem. Just pick a masala flavor and we’ll ship it to you for free 🎉

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This contest is open to residents living in the contiguous United States only


One grand prize winner will be chosen along with two runner ups by Barkha Cardoz, wife and business partner of Chef Floyd Cardoz, plus an award winning panel of chefs. 



Contest Submission Rules:

To be considered for the grand prize and runner up prizes, all participants are expected to abide by the following contest submission rules:

  1. All participants must create their recipe in meez.  Login or create an account.
  2. All participants must send a copy of their recipe to by December 22, 2022 (Learn how to share HERE)
  3. All participants must share their recipe on Instagram with the hashtags #FCMasala and #FloydsFood, tag @cardozlegacy @burlapandbarrel and @getmeez, and follow all three accounts 

Recipe Rules and Standards

  1. Must use one of Floyd Cardoz masalas
  2. Must include quantities for all ingredients of the recipe
  3. Must include a total yield
  4. Must include an image of the finished dish
  5. Prep time must take less than 24 hours to complete
  6. All recipes must have prep method to cover each step in detail of how to execute the dish including any sub-recipes
  7. Must have a cover image
  8. Must include images or videos in your prep method steps
  9. Must include an answer to the question, Why is this recipe special to you?, added to their meez recipe (written or video form)

Each contest participant will receive a free jar of the FC Masala Spice blend of their choice. If the participant fails to submit their recipes within the parameters the cost of the spice blend will be deducted from their account.

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Enter by 12/8/22

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