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. Salone del Gusto/Terra Madre – Turin

    October 8 @ 8:00 am - October 12 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Slow in the City 2020 – Slow Food Dublin

    October 17 - October 18

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Eat More Fish!

Eat More Fish!

This month's fish recipe from Food Smart Dublin is Megrim with Lemon Butter.  When we think of eating sole, we think of Dover Sole and Lemon Sole. Megrim, or Cornish Sole as it is sometimes known, is a flat fish, not very appealing to look at but very cheap and very...

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Bread Making Course

Bread Making Course

Due to COVID-19 a lot of artisans have had to adapt their business model overnight. Old Farm is just one of them. Alfie McCaffrey and Margaret Farrell were running Old Farm as a smallholder B&B in Tipperary. When the COVID-19 restrictions were announced in...

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BrookLodge Wild Garlic Pesto

BrookLodge Wild Garlic Pesto

BrookLodge Wild Garlic Pesto 50 g wild garlic leaves25 g nuts (pine, cashew, hazel or chestnuts)200 ml organic olive oil (or Irish organic rapeseed oil)400 g parmigiano-reggiano (or really mature hard Irish farmhouse cheese grated)organic black pepper and sea salt...

Moules Marinière

Moules Marinière

Moules Marinière Unlike other solid ingredients, mussels are measured by volume rather than weight. A normal serving would be 1/2 litre mussels per person. This is a cheap and satisfying dish. 2 l mussels1 onion (finely chopped)4 tbsps white wine50 g butter1 tsp...

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