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Madame Fromage Cheesery Tour & Tasting – 10 September 2014

September 1, 2014

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Madame Fromage is a small new Boutique Cheesery in the centre of Paarl which opened almost a year ago.  Ulrike, their talented German cheese maker was originally at Anura and the cheesery was opened by three eldery ladies from Franschhoek who have invested in her business. The cheesery receives fresh raw milk from a local […]

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Richard Bosman Charcuterie Demonstration and Talk (Friday 18 July 2014)

June 27, 2014

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EVENT:  Richard Bosman Charcuterie Demonstration and Talk Friday 18 July 2014 Join us for an exciting lunch time presentation at Richard Bosman’s charcuterie production facility in Killarney Gardens. Founded in August 2009, Richard Bosman’s Quality Cured Meats is a small factory committed to producing excellent cured meats using traditional methods. After 5 successful years running the Deli […]

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Botanicals & Cocktails at Jorgensen’s Distillery

April 2, 2014

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Join us on Saturday 12 April 2014 for an informative and fun morning with “The Still Man” Roger Jorgensen. We will spend the morning looking at the interaction of alcohol and plants, smelling and tasting the local and exotic botanicals Roger grows on his farm and how plants are used to formulate recipes for gin, absinthe and […]

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“Answering some questions about genetically modified foods.” A talk by Glenn Ashton (25 September 2013)

September 9, 2013

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Our sister convivium, Slow Food Cape Town, has organised a talk by Glenn Ashton on the impact of GM foods.  Please see the details below… If you are interested and would like to book, please do so DIRECTLY with Slow Food Cape Town using the details provided below. Wednesday, 25th September Silwood School of Cookery, […]

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Be Inspired… to forage in your city

May 6, 2013

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We Slow Food enthusiasts are big on foraging, and if you’d like to find out more about urban foraging in Cape Town, you might be interested in an upcoming talk organised by Green Renaissance.   RSVP Entry is free, but space is limited. To book your spot, send an RSVP email to beinspired@greenrenaissance.co.za.Feel free to […]

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Pomegranate-Picking and Long-Table Picnic at Hoogwater Farm (Wolseley) – Saturday 16 March 2013

March 7, 2013

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It’s pomegranate season and, ever fond of foraging events, we’ve organised a picking of these unusual fruits, accompanied by a delicious and decadent long table picnic in the peach orchards of Hoogwater Farm. As those who came to last year’s fig-picking event at Hoogwater know, Madri puts on a lavish spread! This farmers’ feast will […]

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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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