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Tutored Olive Oil Tasting

November 1, 2014

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Andante olive central

Slow Food Mother City teamed up with Olive Central for our most recent event, a tutored olive oil tasting. Our last olive event was a year and a half ago when we went to visit Rio Largo olive estate to see how olives are harvested and turned into olive oil. The tutored tasting was held […]

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Awesome Olives – A trip to Rio Largo estate

June 2, 2013

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On a perfect autumn day, 40 Slow Foodies descended on the quiet Scherpenheuwel valley on the southern banks of the Breede River, to learn about all things olive. After the early departure from Cape Town, the sight of coffee and biscuits on arrival was a propitious start to a wonderful day… Brenda and Nick Wilkinson […]

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Eggmobiles, grass-fed beef and organic veggies: an autumnal visit to Spier Biodynamic Farm

May 13, 2013

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30 or so Slow Fooders visited Spier Biodynamic farm on a beautiful autumn morning. We were greeted by Farmer Angus who gave us some background to the farm as well as the principles of sustainability on which it is run. Our first stop was the Free Range Hens. And these hens are real free range […]

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Beerguevara workshop: a fun-filled morning of home brewing

November 5, 2012

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Twelve Slow Fooders spent last Saturday morning with Antony, Ant and Jason from Beerguevara for a fun filled morning of home brewing. The hands on workshop familiarised everyone with the terminology as well as the various stages of brewing. With 4 different kinds of grains, 3 kinds of hops and a special yeast strain we […]

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A report back on fabulous fig picking at Hoogwater

February 13, 2012

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A barrel of Ladera shiraz with notes by Charles Osche

Raining? In February? We had to risk it – the fig season is over by the end of the month. So a bunch of Slow Foodies trekked out to Hoogwater farm in Wolseley. Hoogwater has an old, rather wild fig orchard, as well as peach and pomegranate orchards, a handful of cows and a donkey […]

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Flick, Pick & Mix: Movie Night and Sweet Market!

October 21, 2011

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View the photos from our sweet market and movie evening, held on 10 November 2011 at the Fugard Theatre.

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An Outing to Buffalo Ridge Farm and Dairy – Cancelled

October 19, 2011

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Wellington, Sunday 30 October 2011 UNFORTUNATELY, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO LACK OF SUPPORT. WE WILL ARRANGE ANOTHER VISIT AT A LATER STAGE. The Slow Food movement in Cape Town is delighted to enjoy a longstanding relationship with and appreciation for Buffalo Ridge and its award-winning cheeses. They are the only producer of […]

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