Archive | June, 2010

To the heart of good eating

June 27, 2010

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Pan-fried calves liver at Catherina's at Steenberg

When Catharina’s started running a Meat-free Mondays menu late last year, some restaurant reviewers thought they’d gone nuts (and lentils). But the initiative (which ties into a global movement) has been a success, and now Catharina’s is once again making a quirky stand by introducing Free-range Fridays. Executive Chef Garth Almazan explains the concept, which […]

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Fungi Foray

June 26, 2010

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Tiny mushroom

Father’s Day dawned gloriously with perfect mushrooming weather – a crisp, clear morning after half a week of soaking rains. More than thirty slowfooders of all ages joined us to forage for fungi at the Tokai Arboretum… here’s a review with photos, and a recipe for mushroom soup!

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Winter Mushroom Forage – Pictures

June 20, 2010

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This morning, Slow Food Mother City members (and guests) went mushroom-hunting in Tokai Forest.  We’ll be writing up a report-back soon, but for now, take a look at these pics of all the fungi action.

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