The Great Gusto – A Spanish Culinary Contest


Here at we’re launching our very own Spanish Culinary Contest.

As part of the contest we have an exclusive blogger competition to win a three night break for two in Barcelona, complete with Food-lover Tapas Tour. All you have to do is share your favourite Spanish recipe in a blog post, insert one of the Spanish Culinary Contest badges below and let us know where we can find your recipe by completing our interactive form.

To Win You Need To:

  • Share your favourite Spanish recipe in a blog post,
  • Insert one of the Spanish Culinary badges below into your post,
  • Fill in the competition form below!

The only question is…

Will you opt for a classic dish such as paella or adapt family recipes to create a tapas spectacular? We can’t wait to see what you’ll share. We’ll be choosing the top 20 recipes for inclusion in an exclusive Spanish Culinary Contest e-book which will be available to download when the winner returns from their break away.

Full terms and conditions for the competition can be found at the bottom of this post.



The badge embed codes can be found below. Copy and paste one of these into your recipe blog post to be in with a chance to win a stunning Barcelona city break for 2!


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Food Fanatic?

Maybe you fancy serving up Barbara Shiells signature Caprichosa prawns or you’d like to try your hand at making your very own Spanish Seafood Stew with a twist before booking a holiday to Spain. To see if you’re up to the plate, check out The Great Gusto culinary hub to find out more!

Terms and conditions:

Deadline for entries is Monday 4th January 2016. Entries received after this date will not be counted. A winner will be notified within 3 working days of this date.

Entries are only valid if a blog post has one of the Spanish Culinary Contest badges included within the post and we are notified of the post through the interactive form above. The form allows us to track entries and your contact details are not added to promotional mailing lists without your permission.

The form also allows you to select if can share your recipe on their branded blog and if permission is not granted, the recipe will not be featured in the e-book at the end of the campaign.

The prize consists of accommodation for 2 adults for 3 nights in Barcelona during February 2016. Return flights are from the UK or Ireland with 1 checked bag (up to 15kg) are also included. Accommodation will be in a minimum of a 3 star rating hotel on a Bed & Breakfast basis and will be selected by and is subject to availability. The prize must be taken between 1st and 29th February 2016. If the holiday is not completed by 29th February 2016 or the winner cannot travel within the specified dates, it will be deemed to have been forfeited.

The prize also consists of one Foodlover Tapas Lover Tour for 2 adults to be taken during the stay. Time and dates are subject to availability.

No changes will be permitted once reservations are booked and issued. We reserve the right to restrict to certain travel dates. Accommodation, flights and Foodlover Tapas Lover Tour are subject to advanced booking and availability. Flights will be available from: Edinburgh, Gatwick, Stansted, Manchester or Birmingham – the winner will be asked for a preference. Winner and guest(s) must hold valid passports and are solely responsible for any special visa requirements and medical vaccinations/other recommended medical requirements.

No extras at any point are included in the prize. All extras including travel insurance, additional bags and airport transfers must be paid for by prize winner. Winners are recommended not to travel without travel insurance. Any requested upgrades or changes to the stated holiday prize will be at the winner’s own expense. The prize is non-refundable and not transferable. There is no cash alternative. Failure to attend for any reason whatsoever on the travel dates agreed and booked does not entitle the winner to an alternative holiday and the prize will be deemed to have been forfeited. The promoter reserves the right to substitute prize of equal value if a prize element becomes unavailable for any reason.

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