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

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Clevedon Oyster Farm

Please join us for a tour of the Clevedon Oyster Farm on Saturday February 27.

The Clevedon Oyster farming process is dedicated to producing fresh, natural Clevedon oysters. The Oysters are completely free from chemical contamination, microbiological or algal hazards or genetic alteration. This is a great opportunity to learn about how oysters are grown and brought to market. Come and join other Slow Fooders for an oyster expedition to Clevedon. Visit the website by clicking here.

Where: Clevedon Coast Oysters, 914 Clevedon Kawakawa Bay Road, RD5, Papkura.

When Saturday 27 February, 1145 am.

Cost: Free to members; $5 for non members. Donation to cover costs of Terre Madre Festival representation by Slow Food members.

Be quick. Numbers are limited to 20.

We have also reserved a table at the Clevedon Hotel (click here for map) where they will do a set menu for us for $32.50 (entree + mains). See menu below. If you are interested in reserving a place let us know.



Seared Clevedon scallops on brandard with beurre blanc sauce

Marinated beef skewers with a peanut and coconut sauce

Parmesan crumbed mushrooms with garden salad


Baked chicken breast with Clevedon buffalo mozzerella and Napoli sauce

Seared sirloin with beetroot jus

Pan seared Terakihi, cajun dusted with mint and bell pepper salsa

RSVPs are essential as numbers are strictly limited.

Please email Claire at,nz or phone on 818 2192

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