EFM - Sweets and Savories for Diwali Series!

Halo Friends!!!!

I am really thankful to all the blogger who participated in the EFM - Parathas and Gravies / Curries  Series and made it successful! I  received number of delicious entries for Parathas and Gravies / Curries  Series  for which the ROUND UP is HERE!

Now its time to announce the theme for this month . Theme for EFM (Event for the Month) for the month of April - May  is  "SWEETS AND SAVORIES FOR DIWALI".  

History of Diwali: Diwali is the joyous celebration of the triumph of good over evil. It is the popular belief that the fireworks that add splendor to the festivities actually reduces the evil to ashes. The uniqueness of Diwali is that it harmonizes five varied philosophies, with each day assigned to commemorate a special thought or idea. According to a legend, which is also taken to be a history of diwali, the world celebrates Deepavali as the day the goddess stopped dancing after her battle with Mahishasura.The festival begins with Dhanteras, which is the celebration of the birth of goddess Lakshmi from the bottomless ocean. The second day is "Narak Chaturdhashi", which commemmorates the felling of Narakasura by Satyabhama with the help of Indra. This is again another view of history of diwali. Some also believe that the second day is dedicated to Bali the generous king, who returns to his kingdom amidst celebrations. The most famous legend behind the celebrations of diwali is about the prince of Ayodhya, Lord Shri Ram Chandra, his defeating Ravana and his return from exile by lighting lamps on this darkest night of the year. Source is from Here.

We all people enjoy diwali a lot, wherever we are, starting from purchasing dresses, crackers, greeting cards, and so on. We all start to prepare sweets and savories for Diwali a week before diwali itself and there remains true happiness too. So what kind of sweets and savories (traditional and modern) you prepare for diwali? Just list it out and send the recipes to us....

Its not necessary for the participants to send sweets and savory as a combo. You can send sweets entries alone or you can send savory entries alone or else you can send both sweets and savory too, if you can!

So, come out with all your SWEETS  Recipes and SAVORY Recipes and am awaiting eagerly for all your entries. 

Rules for Participating in the Event:

1. Prepare any type of Sweet and Savory  recipes,and post it in your blog in the month of March 21,2010 to May 15,2010 with the logo and a link back to this page.

2. If you already have appropriate entry archived, please make sure to re-post it during the period of event with the logo and a link back to this page. Only the entries re-posted during the entry will be accepted and it is more important.

3. Do not forget to provide a link back to this announcement page and to use the logo .

4. Interested people can Subscribe my blog via E-mail, so that you can receive my recipes to your mail address itself.

5. Email your entry to srikitchen@gmail.com, with "EFM Theme - Sweets and Savory for Diwali Series" in the subject line with following details

* Blog Name :
* Blog URL : 
* Recipe Type (Sweet / Savory) :
* Recipe Name :
* Recipe URL :
* Recipe (Don't forget to send the recipe in detail i.e. the full recipe) :
* Photograph of final dish(150 x 150 Pixels) and it is a must.
* id which you have used to subscribe my blog

6. The deadline for this event is
May 15th,2010. Please remember that no late entries will be entertained.

7. There is no limit to the number of entries.

8. If you don’t have a blog but wish to participate in this event, send your entries with a picture, your name and recipe to srikitchen@gmail.com before the deadline. I will post the recipes with your picture in my blog and include it in the round-up.

Hope all started to prepare your dishes in your kitchen and let's have a great one stop for Sweets and Savories recipes!


AvanthiRao said...

Nice theme will defently send you some......

AshKuku said...

Awesome event..... Hey & that was a brilliant round up.... It was like the ideas for breakfast are overflowing..... but one is still not able to get enough of them.... I would surely participate in this....



srividhya Ravikumar said...

Wow.. great event.. i will be surely in..

Malar Gandhi said...

Awesome event, happy hosting.

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Jay said...

First time here...Very interesting space you have...So unhappy, I haven't come to know abt this event before...Sure i'm expecting for the next event to rock my entries...LOL
Glad to follow u too.;
You are most welcome to my space.

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Nithu Bala said...

Hi Sri, have sent the entries just now.Hope you got it.