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Slow Fish 2017

Slow Fish 2017

Genoa – Italy just hosted an event during which Slow Food campaigned for more sustainable fishing solutions, celebrated traditional Seafood recipes and supported small-scale fishing methods and their communities. (http://slowfish.slowfood.it/en/)
Almost 90% of world fish stock over exploited, climate change and water pollution are some of the reasons to increase awareness of the issues […]

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World Disco Soup Day – London

World Disco Soup Day - London

Notoriously chilly weather and cloudy skies couldn’t keep a disco soup from happening in London this year. Disco Soup events aren’t new to the UK, but this year, James Turner of Feedback Global, alongside other volunteers worked to put on an especially unique event held at The Castle Climbing Centre. It was filled with 9 […]

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Sri Lanka: The Cookbook

Sri Lanka: The Cookbook

They say loves conquers all and in Sri Lanka: The Cookbook, husband and wife duo Prakesh Sivanathan & Niranjala Ellawala’s love for their homeland cuisine shines.
With dreamy photography which perfectly captures the essence of Sri Lanka, this book captures the island’s history and heritage – from classic curries to Tamil broths and sambols you will […]

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Food philanthropists urgently needed to help build sustainable food systems

Food philanthropists urgently needed to help build sustainable food systems

The drive for profits and efficiencies in the global food supply chain means ‘food fraud’ is taking place on a daily basis and workers are being exploited. Whether it’s Indian farmers using artificial colours to dye their market vegetables or prawn boat workers in the Far East being held captive as slaves, there is a […]

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The Ecological Land Co-operative is looking for investors

The Ecological Land Co-operative access land for ecological agricultural. They are looking for investors to back the growth of new smallholdings protected for ecological agriculture, for affordability, and for sustainability.
Food is at the heart of all human affairs. It shapes our land, our health and our culture. It is central to our lives.
Small, mixed […]

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Mountain Berries & Desert Spice

Mountain Berries & Desert Spice

Following on from the acclaimed Pakistani cookbook, Summers under the Tamarind Tree, Slow Food Glasgow member, Sumayya Usmani follows up with her countries incredible range of desserts and sweet treats.
From delectable pistachio ice-cream (which we have been making all day on the sunny Spring Tuesday) to sticky Halva and Jalebis (Fermented doughnuts in a tumeric […]

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The Slow Lane

The Slow Lane: First blog post from Stephanie Castelain

From when did things start to accelerate at an incredible speed? When did we start becoming that impatient? When everything has to be instant, where delivery of something we have order has to be done by drone so it is with us within the day? When did we start considering cooking a waste of time […]

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Thinking about meat

Lynne Etheridge writes her first blog on her quest to eat ethically and healthily

I’m not one for diets or faddy eating but I must admit to having a few healthy eating cookbooks in my collection, and I was really excited when my husband came home with a copy of the latest bestseller.  Now, normally when I get a new cookbook I’ll settle down on the sofa with a […]

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Blog: Cooking upside down

Blog: Cooking upside down Blogger Claire Coggan writes about her journey with food

The other day I realised I cook upside down. Not in a sense of starting at the end of a recipe and working backwards, or standing on my head whilst I cook. What I mean is, about five years ago, when I was deciding what to have for dinner and wandering around a bleak supermarket, […]

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Slow Fish – We are the net

The eighth edition of Slow Fish the international event organized by Slow Food and the Region of Liguria – will be heldfrom Thursday, May 18 to Sunday, May 21, 2017 in the Genoa’s Porto Antico (Italy). Dedicated to the world of fish and marine ecosystems, this international event ties together the pleasure of foodwith the protection of marine biodiversity. Admission to the event […]

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