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Mystery Food Twitter Competition: Be part of Slow Food Kids at Jamie Oliver’s Big Feastival

Mystery Food Twitter Competition: Be part of Slow Food Kids at Jamie Oliver's Big Feastival

Slow Food UK will be at Jamie Oliver’s Big Feastival on September 1st and 2nd to run the Slow Food Kids’ Taste Adventure in partnership with Grana Padano. Be part of it by entering our Twitter Mystery Food Competition and win 2 tickets and 2 Slow Food Kids Goodie Bags!

What is the Mystery Food Twitter Competition all about?
Tweet a photo showing a food that is hard to recognise (close-up on a fruit or veg for example). The image must show only one ingredient (it cannot be processed foods such as cakes, quiches, etc.)
The ‘best’ picture (that is to say the one showing the most […]

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GREAT SUCCESS OF THE SLOW FOOD KIDS’ TASTE ADVENTURE AT THE BIG TENT FESTIVAL 2012

On Sunday 22 July 2012, Slow Food UK and Slow Food Edinburgh attended the Big Tent Festival on the edge of the village of Falkland in Fife, Scotland.

The Big Tent Festival, which is also the biggest green festival in Scotland, is a muddy but merry festival, full of traditional foods and good music. Along with the Slow Food Kids’ Taste Adventure which was a great success, children could dance to the sound of various types of music, savour some traditional Scottish […]

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GO ON A SLOW FOOD KIDS’ TASTE ADVENTURE AT THE BIG TENT FESTIVAL 2012

Have you looked at your food really closely? Does your food always smell like it tastes? Which foods go crunch and which go slurp? Can you tell the difference between sweet, salty, bitter and sour tastes?

There’s excitement in the tasting, sniffing and feel of food. The Slow Food Kids’ Taste Adventure, run by Slow Food UK and Slow Food Edinburgh in partnership with Grana Padano, aims to bring these sensations to life at the Big Tent festival, on the edge of the village of Falkland in Fife on Sunday 22 […]

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EXETER UNIVERSITY SLOW FOOD ON CAMPUS CELEBRATES THE ‘BEST OF BRITISH’

This year, perhaps above all others, has been one to celebrate the 'Best of British', with food being no exception!

In celebration of the Queen’s Jubilee in the little village of Topsham in Devon, 2600 people brought their tables, chairs and good food out onto the streets to celebrate the best of British. The event is known locally as ‘Nello’s Longest Table’ after a community friend, Nello Ghezzo. The result was something remarkable, a combination […]

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Launch of the Midlands Slow Food UK’s Chef Alliance

Launch of the Midlands Slow Food UK’s Chef Alliance

 
Top chefs from Nottinghamshire and the surrounding counties will come together on Tuesday June 26 to mark the launch of the Midlands Slow Food UK’s Chef Alliance in partnership with Highland Park single malt whisky.
Two Michelin-starred chef Sat Bains will be creating a special menu at his restaurant using Slow Food UK’s ‘Forgotten Foods’ – […]

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The Three Counties Show 2012

The Three Counties Show 2012

On the occasion of the Three Counties Show 2012, a 3-day event which took place in Malvern, Worcestershire, from the 15th to the 17th of June, Slow Food UK was invited by partner Highland Park to showcase some local producers and their amazing traditionally made products at stand.  Nearly a hundred people enjoyed food […]

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For the Love of Fish

For the Love of Fish
Executive Sous Chef at the Headland Hotel in Newquay and the chair of Slow Food Cornwall, Sanjay Prosenjit Kumar, works tirelessly on “Bringing Cornish Sardines Back into Fashion”. This so-named episode of the BBC Countryfile programme aired on 13 May 2012 and was a follow up on […]

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Good Housekeeping Food Awards 2012

Good Housekeeping Food Awards 2012

On Wednesday 23rd May, Slow Food UK recognized the Best of Small British Producers at the Good Housekeeping Food Awards 2012, honoring products which endorse good animal welfare or minimal environmental impact at fair prices.
Now in its eighth year, the Awards celebrate all that’s fabulous about food, drink and cookery and attracted thousands of votes from […]

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CHEF ALLIANCE LAUNCHES THIS APRIL IN WALES AND THE WEST COUNTRY

Seasonal and local, fresh and fantastic, this was a lunch fit for chefs.  Celebrating Forgotten Foods, Slow Food UK’s Chef Alliance launched on 23 April in Wales and the West Country.  Hosted by Slow Food UK CEO, Catherine Gazzoli, Scott Dickson from Highland Park single malt whisky and James Sommerin, Chef/Owner […]

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A NOTE FROM CHEF GARETH JOHNS, SLOW FOOD WALES

We continue, in our small way to spread the Slow Food gospel here in Wales, a recent Chutney and Marmalade workshop was held at Porth Farm, Caersws, by the indefatigable Lavinia Vaughan, which was very well received by the participants, and looks set to become an annual event.
We held a joint dinner with Coleg Powys, […]

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