Abans holds LG Microwave Challenge
The final round of the LG Microwave Challenge was conducted at the
Abans Elite showroom in Ratmalana recently. The competition drew
unprecedented interest from housewives from all over the Island, and the
distinguished panel of judges had a tough time selecting the five
finalists from the large number of entries received.
The whole concept of the competition was to demonstrate that
microwave cooking was healthy, tasty, clean and time saving, and above
all, a variety of dishes including full meals, could be prepared
efficiently in a microwave oven.
All participants were required to demonstrate the preparation of
their dish and had 45 minutes to complete it.
The Grand Prize winner was Nita Wickremasinghe from Nugegoda who
received the latest LG Convection Microwave Oven. Her dish of Spicy
Chicken which stole the prize, were both appealing to the eye as well as
the taste buds.
The first runner-up was Rohini Peiris from Moratuwa who received a LG
Microwave Oven with grill. She conjured up a magnificent dish of Soya
and Mushroom Fried Rice to secure the 2nd place.
The 2nd runner-up was Nilamani Peiris from Nugegoda who received a LG
Solo Microwave Oven for her prize-winning dish of Pasta with White
The two other finalists were Pamela De Silva from Colombo 4 who
presented a dish of Baked Mackerel Fish Pie, and Ms. Nadeera Eheliyagoda
from Eheliyagoda whose mouth-watering Brownies also entitled her to a
A wide variety of dishes were prepared. All finalists used LG
Microwave Ovens, and unanimously agreed on the convenience and ease of
operation and the advanced features which made cooking easy and
All the participants thoroughly enjoyed the experience of
participating in a competition of this nature and expressed their
eagerness to try out each others recipes once they got home.
The management of Abans and the organizing committee of LG Abans
Microwave Challenge wish to thank all those who enthusiastically sent in
their wonderful recipes, the finalists for the extremely high standard
displayed, and the large audience that turned up for the finals, which
made this competition highly successful.