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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October 11, 2011
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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 […]
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.
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 30, 2010
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*UPDATE: event fully booked* Slow Food Mother City is celebrating the last cozy days of winter with a visit to Lelieblom Farm just outside the West Coast town of Darling to sample waterblommetjies, an indigenous winter delicacy. Waterblommetjies are the flowers of the Cape Hawthorn (Aponogeton distachyos), which grows wild in vleis and on riverbanks […]
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.
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.