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EVENT:  Olive Oil Tasting & Educational – 23 October 2014

October 13, 2014

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Dear Slow Food enthusiast We are pleased to have been able to organise a very rare and interesting event around olive oil. With the experienced guidance of Willie Duminy, the owner and olive oil maker of Andante Olive oils, we will taste oils from individual varieties of olives, to get an understanding of their characteristics. […]

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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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Buzzing at Chocs and Coffee in the City

June 18, 2012

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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 […]

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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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Craft Beer Presentation & Tasting at the Cape Town Festival of Beer

November 18, 2011

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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 […]

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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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Photos: Waterblommetjie Outing (August 2010)

August 24, 2010

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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.

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