Hello Northern Ireland

Hello Northern Ireland

A big warm welcome to Slow Food Northern Ireland. Laura, Jonny, Erin and Jo have recently revived this community. They recently held their first “Meet Up” of pizza, kombucha, beer and chat and in their own words “were chuffed to have such an engaged...
Barrel Making

Barrel Making

On Thursday 14 March, Slow Food East Cork hosted Ger Buckley, of Midleton Distillery, who is a fifth generation cooper whose family have been making barrels for over 200 years Ger demonstrated his craft using ancient tools he still uses today. Below is a brief report...
Why Grow Your Own Herbs?

Why Grow Your Own Herbs?

On Thursday 7 March, Slow Food East Cork hosted Maya Thomas, Herbologist, Dip Royal Botanical Gardens, Edinburgh who spoke about growing your own herbs. Here is a report of that event. Coming from a mixed Sri-Lankan-Anglo background, it was Maya’s mother who instilled...
Fermentation

Fermentation

On Tuesday 22 January, Slow Food East Cork hosted Dearbhla Reynolds who spoke about her passion for fermentation. Here is a report on that event. Adding a daily dose of fermented foods to your diet can have an extraordinary beneficial effect on your health. Dearbhla...