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Slow Food: Reconnecting with our food by Dax Villanueva

July 16, 2010

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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.

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Honeysuckle

April 25, 2010

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I always imagined mead as a rough kind of beer, something dark, brewed from hay and potatoes (or something like that), that would go well with a haunch of wild boar. So the mead tasting at Touch of Madness on Friday 23 April was a revelation.

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‘Introduction to Preserving’ workshop with Oded Schwartz

March 29, 2010

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Slow Food Mother City will be hosting an introduction to the pleasures of preserving with Oded Schwartz on 10 April. Join us for two hours of preserving history, theory, skills and tips, shared in a convivial atmosphere in Oded’s own kitchen. We’ll be tasting Oded’s preserves and pickles, and washing them down with Jack Black beer.

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Wine Tasting and Biodiversity Walk at Backsberg Estate

March 4, 2010

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Slow Food Mother City has organised a picnic lunch at Backsberg Estate on Saturday 27 March 2010, with a presentation on their environmental initiatives and some wine tasting (of course!).

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Spier Biodynamic Farm Visit

February 24, 2010

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Forget about chocolate eggs and chickens for Easter – come see the real thing! In early March Slow Food Mother City will be visiting the Biodynamic Farm on Spier Estate outside Stellenbosch.

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Beer & Food Pairing event at &Union

February 11, 2010

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Slow Food Mother City invites you to join us this February for a beer and food pairing experience at &Union. On the evenings of 23 and 25 February 2010, we will be introduced to the world of unfiltered, lovingly crafted artisan beer.

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Celebrating Food at Green Drinks Newlands

February 10, 2010

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Slow Food Mother City will be giving a brief presentation at next week’s Newlands-based Green Drinks. We’d love to meet all you fellow Slow Food enthusiasts out there, and we’ll be giving more details on our planned events and expeditions for the year ahead.

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