30TH AUGUST 2015 DURBAN COUNTRY CLUB With increased demand, industrial farming has turned food production into a machine that puts profit and efficiency, ahead of health and sustainability. SLOW MEAT brings together farmers, butchers, hand crafted ...
In the last thirty years, food companies and supermarkets have succeeded in bringing down the price of food, when measured as a percentage of workers’ earnings. The downside has been a devastating effect on available variety due to the small and craft products not being as easily available in shopping malls. Following that an unnecessary […]
Andrew Adrian is a past chairman of Slow Food JHB and also currently on the executive committee. He is a wine connoisseur with over 40 years of involvement in local and international wine tasting. Andrew always entertains, educates and enlightens us on various insights on the subject of wine. He will be presenting, over dinner, an […]
ROBYN HIGGINS, well-loved personality of the Blubird Wholefood Market, invites you to join her on the 31st October, and visit the SAXON Hotel’s Secret Vegetable Garden, especially that of World renowned Chef, David Higgs. We have been granted the honour of visiting his Vegetable Garden, created on the roof of the Saxon Hotel Garage. This is an opportunity to […]
6.30pm Tues 15 Oct, Parkhurst At Slow Food’s Salone del Gusto in Turin 5 years ago, Tim Truluck attended a sensory exploration workshop where participants were guided through an exploration of the 5 senses of touch, hearing, seeing, feeling and taste. A video, and a chocolate and apple tasting are included in the workshop. Using […]
Dear All This is the second part of our Cheesy September. The last 12 months have seen a remarkable series of events in the South African cheese arena, driven by Slow Food Johannesburg and Cape Town. It all began with a formal tasting at Terra Madre 2012 in Turin where our raw milk cheeses captured […]
Dear All We are going to have a real CHEESY SEPTEMBER. See the box to the right on our fab Raw Milk Cheese evening later in the month with the award winning Karoo cheesemaker, Francy Schoeman. First up, we will be visiting Belnori Boutique Cheesery, who are one of the most innovative goat cheese producers in […]
11th February 2013 I have just finished a memorable breakfast, a delicious fruit salad of blueberries, cape gooseberries and topped with thick farm yoghurt. Memorable because it was my hands that had picked the blueberries and gooseberries and the yoghurt was collected from the farm. Last weekend hosted the second annual Berry Festival at the […]