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Interview with Chef Alliance member Darina Allen|The Ballymaloe Cookery School

Interview with Chef Alliance member Darina Allen|The Ballymaloe Cookery School

Darina Allen is one of Ireland’s most famous cook and a best-selling author. A tireless ambassador for Irish food both at home and abroad, Darina is also a passionate and committed teacher.
The Ballymaloe Cookery School was established in 1983, operates all year round and attracts students from all over the world. The school’s culinary philosophy

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Slow Food Founders’ Day in Scotland

Slow Food Founders' Day in Scotland

United Kingdom – 08 Jun 14

After a UK re-structuring that paved the way for separate bodies for Scotland, Wales and England, a one-day event saw the birth of the Scottish arm of the organization with a gathering of Scotland’s leading food campaigners. The 50 or so people packed in the farmhouse kitchen on Newmilns Farm

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On Behalf of Graeme Pallister ‘Call to participate – cooking programme for Perthshire primary schools’

On Behalf of Graeme Pallister 'Call to participate - cooking programme for Perthshire primary schools'

May 2014
Dear Passionate Cooks of Perthshire,
My name is Graeme Pallister. I’m the chef owner of 63 Tay Street restaurant in Perth’s city centre and a member of Slow Food UK’s Chef Alliance.
Noting a well-publicised trend around the world, children are being educated on home-cooking less and less, and have lost a connection with food like

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Slow Food ‘Real Bread Quiz’

Slow Food UK proudly supports The Real Bread Campaign and raises awareness about bread that is good, clean and fair.

Slow Food UK proudly supports The Real Bread Campaign and raises awareness about bread that is good, clean and fair.
Are you an experienced baker or simply passionate about bread and baking? It doesn’t matter, as long as you enjoy eating real bread!
Brush up on your bread knowledge to answer the following questions correctly, and

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Slow Food at Bristol Food Connections 2014

Slow Food at Bristol Food Connections 2014


A bank holiday weekend of sunshine, two beautiful marquees placed in the College Green at the heart of Bristol, and thousands of eager members of the public on the hunt for delicious and unique foods. Our attendance at the inaugural Bristol Food Connections Festival was a great opportunity for Slow Food UK in partnership with Slow

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Preserving the future of Raw Milk in the UK

Preserving the future of Raw Milk in the UK

On Monday 31st March, the FSA (Food Standards Agency) held a public consultation in London on the future of regulations for the sale of raw milk in the UK. It sought to clarify the already strict rules for the sale of raw milk in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Raw milk sales are and will remain

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Women in Food Culinary Salon May 2014

Women in Food Culinary Salon May 2014 Slow Food UK proudly collaborates with our supporter Divertimenti on this year's Culinary Salon themed Women in Food.

Slow Food UK proudly collaborates with our supporter Divertimenti on this year’s talk series Women in Food.
Chef Alliance members participating on the panels are
Madalene Bonvini-Hamel from the British Larder Suffolk,
Carina Contini from Centotre in Edinburgh,
Stefani Smith from River Cottage in Devon and
Sam Clarke from Moro in London.
Talks will be held at

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Coffee Quiz

Coffee Quiz

Celebrate UK Coffee Week (7th - 13th April) with our Coffee Quiz, learn more about coffee and enter our prize draw to win a Lavazza A Modo Mio machine!

Lavazza has been an official partner of Slow Food for the past 17 years and together we celebrate UK Coffee Week. Get involved, answer the questions below correctly and have a chance to win a Lavazza Coffee Machine A Modo Mio Favola
Demonstrate you coffee knowledge and email your answers with ‘COFFEE QUIZ’

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Slow Food UK disappointed at Tesco’s attitude towards sustainable tuna

Slow Food UK disappointed at Tesco's attitude towards sustainable tuna

Slow Food UK was disappointed to see on Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s Fish Fight on Sunday night, supermarkets back to their old tricks, but it came as no surprise. Tescos made bold promises about their tuna in previous Fish Fight programs, but as soon as the spot light is off,  appear to be introducing tuna back on

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Slow Food Aylsham helps celebrate International Women’s Day

Slow Food Aylsham helps celebrate International Women's Day

Shared Earth: Common Ground was the theme of this year’s International Women’s Day event run by the Norfolk Federation of Women’s Institutes on 1st March. Among other attractions, Aylsham’s Slow Food group was on hand to talk about the international Slow Food movement and in particular, the group’s involvement in local activities.
Mo Anderson-Dungar,

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