Patient mums, escape artists & a youth gang: it’s lambing season!

Patient mums, escape artists & a youth gang: it’s lambing season!

Long rays of spring sunlight filter into one of the barns turned lambing shed at Broughton Grounds Farm, a tenanted mixed-farm on the Broughton Castle estate near Banbury. Several dozen ewes are bedded on a thick layer of straw or stand at the hayrack chomping and munching. The occasional soft rustling of straw adds to […]

Keeping food traditions alive, one pissaladière at a time

Keeping food traditions alive, one pissaladière at a time

In 2018, three of my French grand-parents passed away in the course of just a few weeks. I felt overwhelmed by this very strange course of events, not knowing how I could best pay tribute to them. The answer came a few months later when I decided to start a little family project: capture and […]

Slow Garden Chronicle: An Introduction

Slow Garden Chronicle: An Introduction

It’s a good year to introduce you to our kitchen garden.  This year will be its fourth season and we grow a lot of perennials and trees that are only just starting to hit their stride.  We are largely weekend gardeners, although there’s nothing nicer on a weekday summer evening than watering the vegetables.  We […]

Want to blog for us?

Want to blog for us?

Calling all budding writers!

Part of our change in movement is about grassroots empowerment – the general Slow Food pages reflect our on-going policies and campaigns, and we want the blog to be a snapshot of our members activities and interests.

You could blog about something you do in your professional life, or a private passion. We will take one off […]

Bacon - an experiment in home curing

Bacon – an experiment in home curing

‘Fortune favours the brave.’ – My Greek of the week, Pliny the Elder

Welcome to a Better Way to Eat

In these unprecedented times Slow Food is still supporting Good, Clean & Fair food for all. Whether you are a consumer looking for good food, or a producer looking for support, we are here with you.

Slow Food is…