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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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Chef Magazine Issue 34 Manx Kippers Recipe by Tim Dover

Chef Magazine Issue 34 Manx Kippers Recipe by Tim Dover

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Interview with Nick Francis, Forgotten Foods producer of Tamworth Pig at Paddock Farm

1-       Why did you start with Tamworth Pigs and not another breed?
Three main reasons:

Eating qualities: we did quite a lot of research before starting out with Tamworth pig and found that it’s come out top in a good many taste tests carried out over the years – the best known being a study by Bristol

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Interview with Chef Alliance member Michael Smith from The Three Chimneys

Originally from Scotland, Michael trained in London at Le Gavroche, Le Pont de la Tour, Euphorium and Blue Print Cafe with Jeremy Lee. He is now back in Scotland, head chef at The Three Chimneys since 2005, and Chef/Director there since 2011. The restaurant, located in Scotland on the Isle of Skye, is world-renowned and a

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Successful Slow Food Supper in Ayrshire!

Successful Slow Food Supper in Ayrshire!

The group’s first ‘Slow Food Supper’ was held on 7th April and it’s fair to say that it was great success. The event, held in Dunlop, was supported by members of Ayrshire Food Network and featured produce from 20 West of Scotland producers.
The food was coordinated by group member, Brenda Anderson of Tasting Scotland, and on arrival, the 45 guests enjoyed

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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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