The recipe might not have been prescribed by a doctor yet in many European countries the Euro Cup currently under way rovides a welcome relief from the debt crisis.
Since 2007, a parallel event dreamed up by Daniel Burns, who was then pastry chef at Noma, pits 20 teams composed of chefs and cooking staff from Copenhagen restaurants against each other.
The aptly named FoodBall combines a live game on Sunday, June 24th at 1 p.m in Frem Parken paired with a do good component which for second year in a row raises funds for Action Against Hunger...
As organizers point out:
"You don’t have to live in Denmark to take part in the fun or support Action Against Hunger. Foodies the world over can participate by buying raffle tickets (see link below) for a chance to win dinner for two at one of sixteen top restaurants. Tickets go for $10 US apiece, or $50 for 6, and 100% of the raffle proceeds go to Action Against Hunger. There will be 20 teams from participating restaurants, and the restaurants will also fundraise for Action Against Hunger. Some of the restaurants include: NoMA, Denmark: 2 Michelin Stars, Voted #1 of The 2012 World’s 50 Best Restaurants Chez Dominique, Finland: 2 Michelin Stars Geranium, Denmark: Rising Michelin Star Padaste Manor, Estonia Bloom in the Park, Sweden."
Don't put your foot in your mouth, join the fun and donate.