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Veldkos Foraging at Oep ve Koep in Paternoster

October 11, 2011

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At the end of August, a small group of Slow Food Mother City members and enthusiasts travelled out to Paternoster for our Veldkos Forage and Lunch at Oep ve Koep. It was a perfect, sunny day, and we all had a wonderful time.  We’ve posted new photos in our gallery – have a look! And, […]

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Jorgensen’s Distillery, Wellington

February 3, 2011

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For our first event for the year we are visiting Jorgensen’s Distillery in Wellington. Dawn and Roger Jorgensen hand make a range of high quality spirits with love and passion, including brandy, vodka, limoncello and absinthe. By sourcing the finest quality raw materials, and using herbs that they grow in their own garden, they ensure […]

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Paul Cluver Food Garden: Photos

January 11, 2011

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Photos taken during our impromptu visit to the ‘Garden of Elgin’, a specialty food garden at Paul Cluver Estate, Elgin.

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Impromptu visit to Paul Cluver ‘Garden of Elgin’

January 10, 2011

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This is a brief notice to let Slow Food members and enthusiasts know that a few of us will be visiting the Paul Cluver ‘Garden of Elgin’ tomorrow morning (Tuesday 11 January 2011), and we invite anyone interested to come along.

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Plum pickings!

November 9, 2010

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Christmas is plum pudding time – yet the dark, rich pudding (with its restorative brandy tang) has always felt too heavy for our sunshine-filled holiday. So, instead, Slow Food Mother City will be celebrating the season in the orchards, eating the juicy fruit fresh from the trees!

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The Art of Preserving Workshop

September 21, 2010

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African Relish (in the Karoo town of Prince Albert) is hosting a weekend course with Oded Schwartz, the master of preserving. We visited Oded’s Kitchen back in April, and learnt the basics, but this course will give budding preservers out there quite a bit more detail!

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Craft Beer Festival

September 13, 2010

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As Slow Fooders we generally like to support the smaller producers who are more hands on and bring a little magic to their product which is often missing from the mass produced version. While these ‘artisanal’ products often end up costing more, they are definitely worth it. They usually taste better and are better for […]

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