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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November 5, 2012
June 18, 2012
A dozen Slow Fooders got a mid-winter caffeine rush at our cosy Chocs and Coffee in the City event on Thursday 14 June. We teamed up with Fair Trade Coffee roastery, Bean There, and artisan chocolate makers, Honest Chocolate – right next door to each other on Wale Street – for a taste of ethically [...]
February 13, 2012
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 [...]
November 18, 2011
Join Slow Food Mother City at the Cape Town Festival of Beer, where a master brewer will give a special presentation on craft brewing, along with a tutored tasting of craft brews, for a small group of Slow Food enthusiasts. We will also be able to visit the festival stands, chat with the brewers and [...]
February 3, 2011
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 [...]
August 24, 2010
This weekend we ventured out to Lelieblom Farm in Darling to find out more about waterblommetjies (an indigenous Cape winter delicacy) and to pick some of our own. The full report is still to come, but in the meantime, here are some photos from the day.
July 16, 2010
Catch Slow Food Mother City committee member, Dax at a free Lunchtime Soapbox talk at IDASA next week. He’ll be chatting about Slow Food and how we need to reconnect with our food. We need to be aware of where it comes from and how it was produced so that we can change this system.