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Slow Food Johannesburg Annual General Meeting 2011

Slow Food Johannesburg’s Annual General Meeting was held at the Sing Fei restaurant in Craighall Park in May. Apart from Robyn who has moved to Australia, the same committee have agreed to stay on: Tim Truluck (Leader), Lekha Amod (Treasurer), Liz Pringle (Secretary), Caroline Whitehead (Membership), Howard Shenker (Local Foods), Andrew Adrian, Dennis Conway, Nanette […]

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Wild Boar weekend

The Slow Food Johannesburg Wild Boar weekend was the culmination of a food journey begun 8 months earlier to follow 2 piglets, from a herd of free range European wild boars, from birth to slaughter. Eighteen Slow Fooders attended the Wild Boar weekend at the end of November. It should ideally have been held in […]

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Ayurvedic cooking demonstration

Slow Food Jo’burg held an educational Ayurvedic cooking demonstration at Miele’s demonstration kitchen in Bryanston on 29 June 2010. Our host for the evening was Ishvara, a yogi, cooking teacher and culinary adventurer with a background in philosophy and comparative religions. Ishvara prepared a simple Ashram style vegetarian meal comprising rice, dhal, chapatti, and so […]

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Kalahari truffle hunt

Slow Food Johannesburg together with members of Slow Food Cape Town had a rare opportunity to go hunting for indigenous Kalahari truffles, also know as !Nabbas on a sheep farm in the Northern Cape. For the lucky few who were able to make the 8-hour trip at short notice it turned out to be an educational […]

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Green Bean African Coffee Roastery

Coffee workshops are a perennial favourite with the members of Slow Food Jo’burg, and our visit to the Green Bean African Coffee Roastery at Casalinga Restaurant in Muldersdrift was no exception. Lee Anderson and Iris McCullum started the roastery in 2007. Both had a passion for good coffee, and they wanted to inspire others to […]

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Slow Food Italy: Daily Food @ Salone del Gusto 2008

Tim Truluck and Penny Ward attended the Salone del Gusto in Turin (Italy) and prepared the following on the Master of Food lecture they attended on “Daily Food” on 23 Oct 2008. The courses were organised by Slow Food’s University of Gastronomic Sciences. “The new horizon of the Master of Food courses is Daily Food. […]

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