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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 […]

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Sustained Sourdough

Sustained Sourdough

I must admit that making bread was not on my to-do list when we first went into lockdown.  I did make conventional bread for a decade but, when living in Sydney we discovered an excellent sourdough bakery of the San Francisco school.  Their bread was so much better than anything I could make that it […]

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Change one thing – 31

Day 31 of our #changeonething challenge You have done it! A small change every day which made a big difference. To celebrate consider joining Slow Food. Everyone who joins as an annual member before 23:59 today will be auto sent a free Slow book RRP £8.99 https://www.slowfood.org.uk/about/join-us

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Change one thing – 30

Day 30 of our daily #slowfood challenge #changeonething Cook with children. Inspire a new generation to love real food. Teach them basic meals, and techniques and you will ensure they are well fed for life.🐌🍽️🧒 Tell us who taught you to cook? What did you learn to make?

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Change one thing – 29

Day 29 of our daily #slowfood challenge #changeonething Look for the snail. Our supporters are proud to display our logo in their stores and on their websites, to show our shared values. Check slowfood.org.uk for businesses which can mail-order and those who are SF Award Winners 🐌

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Farming for change

Farming for change

At the Oxford Real Farming Conference earlier this month, one of the most exciting and groundbreaking reports was released during a talk by the Food, Farming and Countryside Commission. It vindicated everything that Slow Foodies hold close to their hearts: it declared that the UK could feed itself using entirely agroecological farming practices, dispelling the long-standing perceptions […]

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Change one thing – 28

Day 28 of our daily #slowfood challenge #changeonething Consider mutton and hogget. Lamb is to mutton what veal is to beef. We sadly don’t eat a great deal of this meat in the UK – but it’s tender, delicious and well flavoured. Give some value to older livestock 🐌🍽️🐑

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Change one thing – 27

Day 27 of our daily #slowfood challenge #changeonething Cook adventurously! Cook something you have never made before, maybe use an ingredient you have never eaten, or a dish you have never made. One of the joys of food is trying new flavours 🐌🍽️

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Change one thing – 26

Day 26 of our daily #slowfood challenge #changeonething Sweat the small stuff. Little things like #arkoftaste salt and pepper make a huge difference. We use seasoning without even thinking, but using quality ingredients costs pennies and give so much more flavour 🐌🍽️

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Change one thing – 25

Day 25 of our daily #slowfood challenge #changeonething Try not to waste food. Freeze leftovers at home, and use apps (there are many) to give or receive good surplus food in your area. As a nation food waste is more than 30% in some categories. No one should go hungry. 🐌🍽️♻️

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