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Slow Food presents the Serengeti Eat–in featuring Nguni Beef

Saturday 25th March 2017  |  12h00 – 17h00  |  Serengeti Golf & Wildlife Estate If you consider yourself as a ‘conscious consumer’, this event is for you. If you believe that biodiversity should be defended, join us. If you just love good food prepared by some of Gauteng’s best chefs, you have to be there. […]

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Mkholo Olive farm

The outing to Mkholo Olive farm was fabulous. After an informative introduction by our hosts Patrick and Veronica Jonsson, we picked olives in the groves, walked through the orchard, visited the pressing room to see the oil being extracted, and tasted freshly pressed olive oil. We shared a communal picnic lunch, and everyone received a […]

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Jo’burg Market

The Jo’burg Market, formerly known as the Johannesburg Fresh Produce Market, has its origins in the centre of Johannesburg in 1893, in what used to be called Market Square. By 1913, the Market had grown to such an extent, that larger premises had to be found. For almost 60 years, all manner of good were […]

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Cube restaurant

Cube restaurant is a totally new dining experience in in Parktown North, in Johannesburg. Chef Dario d’Angeli, previously of YUM fame, and his partner Jonty Doke, have opened a novel fine dining restaurant. Modelled on Heston Blumenthal’s Fat Duck restaurant, Dario and his team entertain dinners with a 23-course, 5-hour tasting menu featuring imaginatively designed […]

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Durban-Pietermaritzburg Slow Food convivium

The Durban-Pietermaritzburg Slow Food convivium launched recently. It is named Imifino- the isiZulu word for the green leaves of various wild, edible plants indigenous to the area. The convivium will be based around Enaleni, an agro-ecological farm in the Midlands that raises indigenous poultry breeds, Nguni cattle and conserves rare, native Zulu sheep. In 2009 […]

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Artisanal sausage workshop

On Saturday 8 May, we hosted an artisanal sausage workshop together with expert local sausage maker Peter James-Smith at his home-cum-factory in Kensington, Johannesburg. Peter gave a talk on the history of sausages, followed by a sausage making demonstration. Afterwards we tasted a range of Peter’s handcrafted sausages with accompaniments. Read our full Artisanal sausage […]

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