Slow Food, founded in 1986, is an international organization whose aim is to protect the pleasures of the table from the homogenization of modern fast food and life. Though a variety of initiatives it promotes gastronomic culture, develops taste education, conserves agricultural biodiversity and protects traditional foods at risk of extinction. It now boasts over 100,000 members in 153 countries.

Slow Food Auckland, formerly Slow Food Waitakere, is registered as a charitable entity. Registration Number: CC38263, please click here to read our Rules and Regulations

Monday, July 7, 2008

Slow and Fishy


Slow and Fishy

Fish cooking demonstration and dinner with Dean Betts
at Cosi Café in Matakana.

California-born Dean Betts has been professionally involved
in sourcing and cooking the freshest fish available for more than 30 years.
Dean is also the owner of Cosi Café in Matakana, author of
Fish! Fish! Fish! Simply Delicious New Zealand Seafood (New Holland Publishers)
and The Fish Market Cookbook.

After the cooking demonstration
we will enjoy a selection of seafood antipasto and crostini
accompanied by a glass of wine,
and then sit down for a seafood lasagna dinner.

More drinks will be available for purchase from the bar.

Saturday 2 August 2008
Starting 4:00pm
At Cosi Cafe
Morris & James Pottery & Tileworks,
Morris Tongue Farm Road, Matakana, Rodney
Tel. (09) 422 7116

Only $45.00 for Slow Food members
And $55.00 for non members (including $10.00 offering to Terra Madre)

Limited to 30 people

To secure a place please contact Alessandra
(09) 814 8993

Why not make it into a full day in Matakana! Some suggestions:
Visit the Farmers Market in the morning, have a Greg Scopas artisan sausage for lunch,
take a stroll to Matakana Village for a coffee, or visit one of the many wineries in the area.
And if you ‘d like to spend the night in Matakana there are many charming lodges available.

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