Salone del Gusto & Terra Madre | 23-27th of October 2014

Salone del Gusto & Terra Madre | 23-27th of October 2014

Salone del gusto returns in Turin, Italy, from the 23rd till the 27th of October 2014 and will be held in the trade fair centre of the city, Lingotto Fiere.
New Seasonal Calendar

New Seasonal Calendar

The UK Ark of Taste programme searches for the best British products available. Find out when to enjoy them here...
Slow Food UK’s Chef Alliance Celebrates 125 members

Slow Food UK’s Chef Alliance Celebrates 125 members

We are proud to announce that Slow Food UK's Chef Alliance has officially reached 125th members. Approaching the Chef Alliance’s 3 year anniversary, we are delighted to welcome Tom Kerridge......
Ark of Taste Product of the Month - Kentish Cobnuts

Ark of Taste Product of the Month – Kentish Cobnuts

Kentish Cobnuts are a wonderful product that deserves to be enjoyed, and best of all, they are in season now! The taste is superb, and Slow Food UK are proud to champion this forgotten food and the producers...
And the winner is... Lake District Farmers!

And the winner is… Lake District Farmers!

Lake District farmers, Ark of Taste producers of Herdwick Sheep are the winners of the “Galvin Outstanding Supplier Awards”.

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Slow Food UK
September 30, 2014 at 12:40 pm

McDonald's giving nutrition advice in German schools Schools? No, thank you.
Schools should be free of commercial interests says foodwatch expert Oliver Huizinga, and we agree!

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Germany Dumps McDonald's From School Nutrition Program

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Germany Dumps McDonald's From School Nutrition Program

Slow Food UK
September 30, 2014 at 11:00 am

Let's us remember how precious is Earth and its biodiversity!

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Slow Food UK
September 29, 2014 at 3:39 pm

Member of the Slow Food chef Alliance, Tom Kerridge gives us 10 steps to being a better cook.
Which home cookery skills would you suggest to us ?

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Tom Kerridge’s 10 steps to being a better cook

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Top British chef Tom Kerridge gives us ten core skills for every beginner to learn and improving cooks to master...

Slow Food UK
September 26, 2014 at 5:22 pm

1/2 of our food is going to feed our food. confusing, right?
Michael Pollan The Omnivore's Dilemma

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Michael Pollan's Food Rules

Based on Michael Pollan's talk "Food Rules" given at the RSA, this animation was created in the context of the RSA/Nominet Trust film competition. Using a mixture…

Slow Food UK
September 25, 2014 at 5:00 pm

Cherries, asparagus and other home-produced foods are equally lauded when they come into season, so why not #lamb, asks the National Sheep Association? Why New-Zealand lamb appear on our shelves !?

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Retailers snubbing UK producers and denying consumers seasonal food, says NSA

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Food imports are an important tool to provide shoppers with choice all year around, but there is no doubt that a British strawberry in summer is better than an imported one at Christmas. Cherries, asparagus and other home-produced foods are equally lauded when they come into season, so why not lamb,…

Slow Food UK
September 25, 2014 at 12:18 pm

Apples in a standard grocery store could be OVER A YEAR OLD, having been picked treated with a chemical, waxed, boxed, stacked and stored in a cold room for your convenience.

What To Do? Buy fresh, in season, from a local farmer.
The less time between harvest and plate, the better!

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Are you eating one year old apples?

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