Slow Food Ireland

Good, Clean & Fair

Connecting People Through Food
Slow Food Ireland brings together the communities of like-minded people who champion the ethos of good, clean and fair food in Ireland.  Hosting regular events, highlighting food businesses and producers who honour these values, supporting food and community initiatives and celebrating great Irish food with our members and the public.

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What we do

Slow Food is a global grassroots organization that envisions a world in which all people can access and enjoy food that is good for them, good for those who grow it and good for the planet.
A non-profit member-supported association, Slow Food was founded in 1989 to counter the rise of fast food and fast life, the disappearance of local food traditions and to encourage people to be aware about the food they eat, where it comes from, how it tastes and how our food choices affect the rest of the world.
Slow Food believes that everyone has a fundamental right to the pleasure of quality food and consequently the responsibility to protect the heritage of biodiversity, culture and knowledge that make this pleasure possible.
Slow Food has over 100,000 members joined in 1,500 communities – worldwide, as well as a network of 2,000 Terra Madre food communities who practice small-scale and sustainable production of quality foods. Thanks to its projects and activities, Slow Food involves millions of people in 150 countries.

Upcoming Events

  1. Annual Dinner – Garden Convivium

    December 10 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
  2. Slow in the City 2020 – Slow Food Dublin

    17 October 2020 - 18 October 2020

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Yet again, Evan Doyle and the Crew at BrookLodge, Macreddin Village have surpassed themselves with this year’s offering of Wild&Slow. Each year, Slow Food Sugarloaf presents their annual Wild and Slow Celebration. The day commences with a Wild Foods Masterclass...

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Meringue à la Reine

Meringue à la Reine

Meringue à la Reine Said to be a favourite of Marie Antoinette, these meringue boats would make a luxurious dessert for Christmas. Save the egg yolks to make the Lobster Newburg 3 egg whitessalt75 g granulated sugar75 g caster sugar25 g lightly toasted nibbed...

Lobster Newburg

Lobster Newburg

Lobster Newburg This would make a luxurious starter for Christmas. Save the egg whites to make the Meringue à la Reine 2 large cooked lobsters125 g butter (melted)6 large slices white bread50 g butter150 ml sherry or Madeira1 tbsp brandy3 egg yolks300 ml...

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