We believe that everyone has a fundamental right to the pleasure of good food and consequently the responsibility to protect the heritage of food, tradition and culture that make this pleasure possible.
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
Sunday, July 9, 2017
Matariki Midyear Celebration
Slow Food members saw in the Matariki last night with vegetarian feasting, warmth & conviviality. ( and a touch of 🏈).
There was homemade savory seed crackers, fruit pastes, delicious local cheeses:
freshly picked spinach, feta and free range egg pie, a kumara bake, roasted cauli & chickpea tastiness:
and the crowning glory, vegan chocolate mousse desserts accompanied by curd on a homemade cookie. mmm mmm.
Next week planting trees on Motuihe...
...join us & join the fun!