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Discovering Forgotten Foods

Discovering Forgotten Foods Slow Food UK is working hard to raise awareness for our British Food heritage and with the help of our fantastic Chef Alliance chefs, we are forging new and building upon existing relationships with local producers.

Chefs provide a major platform for these wonderful products through their restaurants and you can take your taste buds on a discovery to try out Forgotten Foods menus throughout the UK. Eat It – Don’t Lose It. 
At Sartoria in London, you will find German-born chef Lukas Pfaff conjure up a delight of Morecambe Bay […]


New Slow Food On Campus group launched at UWL

New Slow Food On Campus group launched at UWL On November 25th we launched the first Slow Food On Campus event at the University of West London. Chef Alliance member Alessandro Grano performed a Cheese and Meat demonstration using a selection of Forgotten Foods products.

Last Monday 25 November, the University of West London hosted a Slow Food On Campus Forgotten Foods demonstration with Chef Alliance member Alessandro Grano from Androuet.
The event brought together Slow Food UK’s Campus, Forgotten Foods and Chef Alliance programmes while also being the launch event for the newly established UWL […]


Celebrate Terra Madre Day 2013

Celebrate Terra Madre Day 2013 Terra Madre Day is a worldwide celebration of local food that is held every year on 10th December. The first meeting of Terra Madre food communities was held in 2004 in Italy and brought together 5,000 producers from 130 countries.

Every year Terra Madre Day is the way that Slow Food communicates its philosophy of good, clean and fair food to the world, but also the way that Slow Food shares the important messages about local food tradition, biological diversity and taste.
This year we would like to dedicate the Terra Madre Day to the ...

Slow Food On Campus Launch at The University of West London

Slow Food On Campus Launch at The University of West London Chef Alliance Member Alessandro Grano teaches students about Forgotten Foods breeds and cheese.

Slow Food on Campus is delighted to announce this year’s University of West London launch event. On November 25, Chef Alliance member Alessandro Grano will deliver a a Forgotten Foods Demonstration to the UWL campus students on English rare breeds as well as on the versatility of cheese in different dishes.
Originally from Puglia, Alessandro’s passion for food […]


Just a Tuesday evening in Liverpool…

Just a Tuesday evening in Liverpool... Rather than watching the Great British Bake Off, the SF Liverpool group got together on a Tuesday evening in September for some convivial chat and to hear all about local, Liverpool Gin. A perfect Slow Food evening!

Tuesday evening and there’s a choice between watching the Great British Bake Off or the prospect of some convivial chat with the Slow Food Liverpool group, meeting at the Belvedere pub in Sugnall St, Liverpool L7.
Just off Falkner St in the heart of the Georgian Quarter, there is the lovely Belvedere pub, serving local craft […]


Forgotten Foods Recipe Bank

Forgotten Foods Recipe Bank Share the excitement and join us in bringing back Forgotten Foods: Eat It - Don't Lose It. We are launching a unique Forgotten Foods Recipe Bank with recipes from our Chef Alliance chefs, celebrating our amazing Forgotten Food Producers!

We are celebrating our Chef Alliance’s 100th member. To mark this milestone we have built a unique Forgotten Food Recipe Bank with over 40 delicious recipes created by our brilliant chefs. We thank all our fantastic chefs and great producers who got involved in creating these recipes. This is your chance to help us save Britain’s edible biodiversity […]


Slow Food UK’s Chef Alliance celebrates 100 members

Slow Food UK's Chef Alliance celebrates 100 members With 40 years of experience, chef legend Pierre Koffmann joins the Slow Food UK Chef Alliance. The growth of the Chef Alliance to 100 member as special occasion also sees the lauch of our first Forgotten Foods Recipe Bank with 40 recipes from our Chefs! Celebrate with us and cook delicious Forgotten Foods!

Only two years on from its launch, Slow Food UK is celebrating 100 members of the Chef Alliance. This week the Alliance welcomed the legendary Pierre Koffmann as 100th member to join 99 other leading lights of the culinary world who have all pledged their support to actively champion and support the aims of Slow Food […]


Slow Cheese 2013

Slow Cheese 2013 Stefanie Metcalf, group leader of our local Slow Food Devon group, wrote a lovely blog piece about her experience at Slow Cheese 2013 in Bra, Italy.

The biennial event is a festival, a feast and a celebration. Stalls line the streets of the small town of Bra where at every turn there are producer stands, tastings, inspiring talks and discussions accompanied by regional street foods, a fine selection of local wines and even international beer tents. In true Italian style this […]


Aylsham Food Festival

Aylsham Food Festival From breakfast to dinner, from workshops to demonstrations to musical entertainment and markets, this year's Aylsham Food Festival, organised by Slow Food Aylsham, had everything for those who enjoy their food with a light-hearted touch!

Taking full advantage of the impressive Mobile Cooking Academy, on loan from Festival sponsors AEG and temporarily sited at Blickling Hall, the weekend got off to a flying start with a series of workshops for groups of young children from local primary schools.

The Festival Gala Dinner occupied its traditional Friday evening slot when over 100 […]


Best of the West celebration with Slow Food supporter Loch Fyne

Best of the West celebration with Slow Food supporter Loch Fyne

The family-friendly Best of the West Festival celebrated the best in food, drink, craft, music and entertainments from the West of Scotland.
While visitors were being entertained food and drink featured strongly with the Best of the West Whiskies, pitting all 22 West Coast Distillers against each other in a light-hearted ‘people’s tasting’.  Loch Fyne […]