Mira Sorvino launches diabetes recipe contest

Updated: Jun 08, 2011, 17:36 PM IST

Washington: Oscar winner Mira Sorvino has teamed up with actor dad Paul to launch a recipe contest to raise awareness about diabetes.

The ‘Goodfellas’ star was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes four years ago and now he``s collaborating with his daughter to help create great recipes for sufferers of the disease, reports Contactmusic.

The Sorvinos are inviting other diabetes sufferers and healthy chefs to post recipes on website DiabetesCoStars.com.

Finalists, announced on 30 August (11), will get to cook their dishes at the New York Wine and Food Festival.

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