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Saxon Hotel’s Secret Vegetable Garden – And Heritage Seeds Event

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 […]

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Sensory Exploration Workshop: 15 October 2013

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 […]

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Slow Food Cheese Awards 2013

The 2013 Slow Food cheese awards were chosen by a panel made up of Slow Food Cape Town committee members and cheese experts. We tasted a selection of cheeses manufactured by South African artisanal cheese makers from many regions across the country. We congratulate the cheese makers to whom merit awards were presented. The names […]

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The SA Raw Milk Cheese Story – Tue 17 Sep @ Cheese Gourmet, Linden

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 […]

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Cheesy September: Belnori Picnic (Sun 8 Sep)

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 […]

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Haenertsburg Visit

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 […]

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