• World Testicle Cooking Championship
  • World Testicle Cooking Championship
  • World Testicle Cooking Championship
  • World Testicle Cooking Championship
  • World Testicle Cooking Championship
  • World Testicle Cooking Championship
  • World Testicle Cooking Championship
  • World Testicle Cooking Championship
  • World Testicle Cooking Championship
  • World Testicle Cooking Championship
  • World Testicle Cooking Championship
  • World Testicle Cooking Championship
  • World Testicle Cooking Championship

Festival 2010

U selu po imenu Ozrem koje se nalazi u srcu Šumadije održan je VII svetski šampionat u spremanju afrodizijaka i specijaliteta od testisa jestivih životinja.

Kamp, prepun malih i velikih šatora, prikolica sa takmičarima opremljenim velikim drvenim stolovima i klupama, mobilnim friziderima za specijalitete i sastojke, velikim kotlićima, brdom drva za cepkanje i praveljenje vatre, smešten je pored reke Ozremice u hladovini mnoštva drveća na predivnoj zelenoj livadi.

(*Pogledajte reportažu o festivalu sa američkog MSNBC-a i australijskih izdanja vesti medijske kuće 10 NEWS)

Petak, 27. avgust 2010.

Takmičari iz 20 srpskih gradova, kao i jedna ekipa iz Slovačke u petak posle podne formirali su MUD®ISTIČKI kamp u kome su počeli da spremaju raznorazna jela.  Saša iz Loznice nije bio lenj nego je odmah u čistoj reci koja je odmah tu uz kamp nahvatao rakove od kojih je napravio fantastičan ručak. Bilo je tu specijaliteta od sveže ubranih pečuraka, salate od raznih trava, pečeni skakavci, jagnjetina spremljena na više načina, piletina, svinjetina, ukusni stekovi na roštilju, ćevapčići, pljeskavice (hamburgeri), pasulj u zemljanom loncu, riblje čorbe, sveže pastrmke...Svi se druže, pevaju, igraju. Pored takmičara tu su posetioci iz svih gradova Srbije, USA, Holandije, Belgije, Bugarske, Izraela,Rumunije, Mađarske... Na par desetina metara od kampa je disco club, šatre sa tradicionalnom srpskom muzikom, ljudi se vesele i uživaju

Po završetku velike žurke u kampu koja je trajala do jutarnjih sati takmičeri su jedva imali vremena da se odmore do početka takmičenja.

Subota 28.avgust 2010.

Znatiželjni posetioci vec od ranih jutarnjih sati pristižu u suncem obasjan Ozrem ,žele da vide i bodre te  kuvare koji se takmiče u jednoj  neobičnoj disciplini jedinstvenoj na svetu. Spremanje afrodizijaka i specijaliteta od testisa jestivih životinja. Naziv izuzetno čudan i smeo. Spremanje ove hrane nije tradicija samo u Srbiji ili balkanskim zemljama. Ova vrsta žlezda( delovi životinja ) jeli su  se od praiskona u celom svetu. Bilo to nekom drago ili ne, ipak je tako!. Na ovom šampionatu ne jedu se i nikada neće se jesti jela kao što su npr.. mozak pijanog majmuna, mačke, psi, penisi od raznoraznih životinja, već samo delovi životinja koje se  inače upotrebljavaju u ljudskoj ishrani. Ništa više od toga! Samo dobra žurka uz vrhunske specijalitete, pića,muziku i boravak u prirodi.

Kotlići, šerpe,lonci, zveckaju noževi,  vatra veselo pucketa ispod njih, viljuške, kašike, svaka ekipa ima svoj tajni recept i specijalan dodatak koji ljubomorno čuva od očiju javnosti. Takmičenje se zahuktava, žiri jedva čeka da sve proba i odluči ko je taj koji će dobiti titulu svetskog šampiona.

Žiri u sastavu: Predsednik žirija Anna Wexler ( Izrael ) , Ljiljana Cvekić, Joost van Egmond, Voja Kajganić, Svetislav Momčilović, Ari Muller i Milena Đorđević.

Žiri je zaista  imao težak zadatak  da od ukusnih jela izabere najbolje. Nakon par sati degustiranja vrhunskih ukusa, prebrojavanjem glasova stručni žiri je odlučio da se najboljem na svetu, proglasi jelo ekipe iz Čačka pod nazivom  „KOD MRŠA“. Kapiten i glavni kuvar ove ekipe je Milorad Vukajlović (MRŠO), veterinar po struci. Mršo je čovek koji ove specijalitete sprema od malena. Nije bio mnogo iznenađen svojim uspehom, ali nije umeo da prikrije ni svoje oduševljenje što  je osvojio titulu najboljeg kuvara ovih specijaliteta na svetu.

Nakon proglašenja pobednika žurka je trajala do sutradan u podne.

MUD®IJADA od ove godine dodeljuje sertifikate (priznanja) za najhrabrije, najmudrije, najhumanije delo učinjeno na svetu . Uzimajući u obzir da se na  MUDRIJADI  spremaju jela od testisa, a hrabra i velika dela mogu učiniti samo ljudi za koje se kaže da imaju muda , Ljubomir R Erović ( idejni tvorac i organizator šampionata ) smatra da je sasvim u redu ukoliko bi naša organizacija dodeljivala takve sertifikate. Ovim sertifikatima želimo da ukažemo čast i podsetimo svet na dela koje su hrabri pojedinci uradili od nastanka sveta. Za izbor ljudi koji će dobiti ove sertifikate zadužen je tim iz nekoliko zemalja .

Prva dva sertifikata uručićemo PREDSEDNIKU USA Barack Obama, za prihvatanja predsednikovanja ovom velikom zemljom u vreme najveće ekonomske krize i američkom pilotu Česli Salenbergu, Saliju, koji je bezbedno spustio putnike na reku Hadson u Njujorku umesto da rizikuje pad u gusto naseljenu oblast.

FESTIVAL 2010

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What a Ball! Serbia's Testicle Eating Festival Draws Daring Diners

Aug 31, 2010 – 6:52 AM

OZREM, Serbia (Aug. 31) -- It may not be everybody's idea of a fun meal, but to the 200-some participants at this year's Ball Cup, a dish of animal testicles is about as good as it gets.
Welcome to the seventh annual World Testicle Cooking Championship, held in the isolated Serbian village of Ozrem.

Joost van Egmond, for AOL News
Anyone interested in marinated bull balls? Slaven Spremo proudly presents his entry to the Ball Cup competition, a cooking festival in which chefs prepare dishes made from animal testicles.

Participant Slaven Spremo proudly presents his entrance to the competition at a cooking festival in which chefs prepare dishes made from animal testicles in the Serbian village of Ozrem at an event called Ballcup -- an annual World Championship of Testical Cooking. The event took place from Aug. 27-29.

"Man, I'm cooking donkey balls," says Nikola Vesic, gloating.
Vesic is actually a chef, but it never occurred to him to cook testicles until a friend suggested they participate in this year's competition, dubbed Ball Cup, which took place Saturday and Sunday.
"This is so new and exciting," he told AOL News. "They're extremely hard to get, too. I was lucky to have a cousin who is a veterinarian. He does a lot of castrations and kept some balls in his freezer."
When it comes to balls, the tournament's organizer, Ljubomir Erovic, has seen it all. His favorite is stallion, but probably the most freakish entry was shark testicles.
"Yes, they do have balls," he says. "I know because I ate them."
Though you could call the event a food festival, Erovic says his main goal is to keep it fun and enjoyable. He's taken to calling it "Mudstock," a play on the classic Woodstock music festival that happens to feature the Serbian word for balls.
Erovic is hardly afraid of carrying the joke too far. In addition to organizing the Ball Cup, he published a cookbook -- "Cooking with Balls" -- and heads the rock outfit the Cooking with Balls Band.
A line from his band's anthem says it all, he explains over a bowl of bull goulash: "We have the balls to change the world. Balls mean courage and wisdom, and the world could use some more of both."

Joost van Egmond, for AOL News
Participant Milan Sushic stirs a pot of testicle goulash at this year's Ball Cup.

Participant Milan Sushic stirs a pot of testicle goulash at a cooking festival in which chefs prepare dishes made from animal testicles in the Serbian village of Ozrem at an event called Ballcup -- an annual World Championship of Testical Cooking.

The tournament draws a diverse crowd. The mainstay is middle-aged men, but there is also a children's team, a handful of hip youngsters from the capital city of Belgrade and the occasional foreigner. The attitude toward the food is roughly divided by age group: youngsters find it hilarious, while many elderly participants defiantly stare down any suggestion of weirdness.
"It's simply great meat," says Milan Sushic from Belgrade, while stirring a testicle ragout on a woodfire. "I don't eat it every day, but that's why it's called a delicacy."
For sure, in many parts of the world, from the Great Plains to Asia, animal testicles are considered regional specialties.
But for many, uneasiness with eating testicles is part of the fun.
"This is a great opportunity to grill some bull balls," says Slaven Spremo.
He is touring the countryside with his friends and having his first testicle was too good an opportunity to pass up. Spremo is most of all curious about the dish's purported effects as an aphrodisiac.
"But we'll probably have to wait until the night for it to kick in," he says, while carefully grilling the marinated bull testicles on charcoal, adding a slice of tomato here and there.
For Anna Wexler, a fire performer and writer from Israel, it was her second Ball Cup in a row.
"I just like eating weird stuff," she says. "When I read about this on the Internet last year I had to go. I had a feeling it would be completely insane, and that was proved right."
Along with insanity and the free-flowing hard liquor, the festival yields some very creative cooking. From Spremo's grilled testicles to subtle curries to bar food complete with chips and mustard, the teams obviously take the competition seriously.
Your correspondent, invited to sit on the jury, can attest that many dishes were excellent.
Even though a performance by the Cooking with Balls Band was canceled because of electrical problems, organizer Erovic is a happy man.
"We're spreading the word, and that's great. I don't think we'll hit the 10,000 participants soon, but at least we we can attract some quality people to this festival."
Indeed, people with balls.

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President Gets Top Prize At Manly Food Fest

Monday, August 30, 2010

Testicle chefs name President Obama "ballsy" & bravest man in world...as President challenges Republicans to collectively grow a pair
Over the weekend, the organizers of Serbia's seventh annual World Testicle Cooking Championship awarded President Obama their top prize as "ballsy" newsmaker--in part for the way he's handled the economic crisis, reports Eater. When the President spoke today at a Rose Garden press conference on the economy, he lived up to his new prize, and challenged Senate Republicans to move past fear and match his own "ballsyness."

"Obama took over the world at the most difficult economic and political times," said Ljubomir Erovic, the Serbian chef who organizes the testicle festival, and selects its prize winners. "He showed he has balls. He's the bravest man in the world."

During his rose Garden remarks, President Obama urged Senate Republicans to stop blocking his jobs bill, which cuts taxes and makes available more loans for small businesses. The GOP should stop the obstructionism even if they're afraid of the upcoming mid-term elections, the President said.

"I know we’re entering election season, but the people who sent us here expect us to work together to get things done and improve this economy," President Obama said. "Simply put, holding this bill hostage is directly detrimental to our economic growth."

"This bill has been languishing in the Senate for months, held up by a partisan minority that won’t even allow it to go to a vote," President Obama added. "I ask Senate Republicans to drop the blockade.

President Obama was not available to accept his unusual award this weekend, but his campaign for the jobs bill has been something of its own food festival, with a focus on restaurateurs as small business entrepreneurs, who create many jobs in the American economy. The President visited Seattle's Grand Central Bakery on August 17, and New Jersey's Tastee Sub Shop on July 28. At a Rose Garden press conference about the legislation on June 11, the President was accompanied by franchise owners for Buffalo Wild Wings.

Chef Erovic has published a testicle cookbook, and is regarded as an expert in the cuisine, which is called "white kidneys" in Serbian, and believed to be rich in testosterone. The other ballsy newsmaker prize went to American pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, who last year landed a passenger jet in the Hudson river in New York, saving everyone on board. On offer at the fest was plenty of offal, including testicle moussaka, goulash, and stallion, boar, bull, kangaroo and camel testicle dishes. (Above: Gourmands at the fest enjoy themselves)

*Top photo via Reuters; second photo via Eater. Thanks to Raphael Brion of Eater for sending in the testicle tip.

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Chefs compete at World Testicle Cooking Championship

Teams of chefs cooked up bull, boar, camel and kangaroo in a remote Serbian mountain village a the seventh annual World Testicle Cooking Championship.

Participants of the so-called 7th annual World Testicle Cooking Championship

Participants of the so-called 7th annual World Testicle Cooking Championship get a first taste of a dish that they prepared in the village of Ozrem Photo: AP

The food, politely called “white kidneys” in Serbian, is believed to be rich in testosterone. In the Balkans, it is considered to help men’s libido.

“This festival is all about fun, food and bravery,” said Ljubomir Erovic, the Serbian chef and testicles gourmand specialist who organises the bizarre cooking festival and has published a testicle cookery book.

“The bulls’ testicles are the best, goulash style,” said last year’s winner Zoltan Levai, stirring a metal pot heated by a wood fire and filled with vegetables and large testicles that he said were provided from a state-run slaughter house.

The festival – which includes dishes like testicle pizza and testicles in béchamel sauce flavoured with a variety of herbs found in the region.

Visitors eat the dishes with plenty of wine or beer, and cool themselves in a small mountain river that flows beside the makeshift cooking stands blasting folk music. The stalls also sell roasted pig or lamb, “as a side dish”.

“I came here last year, and decided to come back,” said Anna Wexler, an Israeli citizen originally from New York who’s now a member of the festival’s jury. “It was delicious. There was testicle moussaka, goulash, stallion, boar, bull and many other things.”

The festival also gives prizes to to those who have made the news for being “ballsy”. This year one of the unsuspecting winners is Barack Obama.

“He’s the bravest man in the world,” said Mr Erovic. “Obama took over the world at the most difficult economic and political times,” Erovic said. “He showed he has balls.”

The other prize went to American pilot Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger who last year glided a passenger jet into the Hudson river in New York rather than risk crashing in a densely populated area trying to reach an airport.

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