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. Mushroom Foraging – Slow Food Mayo

    September 27 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  2. Salone del Gusto/Terra Madre – Virtual Events

    8 October 2020 @ 8:00 am - 30 April 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Latest Blog Post

To see more, check out the Blog page or Recipes page.

Ballymaloe Online

Ballymaloe Online

Everyone at Ballymaloe Cookery School, cooking teachers, gardeners, farmers, the Dairy team, Bread Shed, Fermenting Lab, Herb Shack, Ballymaloe Cookery School Farm Shop and Foragers have contributed to a new fantastic online resource - From Ballymaloe Cookery School...

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New Page

New Page

In response to the COVID-19 situation, we have created a new page "Special Deliveries" to give you details of restaurants, cafes and artisan producers that are now providing alternative shopping methods to get their goods to you. From online ordering, click and...

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Mini Cheese Scones with Chilli Jam and Ardsallagh Goats Cheese

Mini Cheese Scones with Chilli Jam and Ardsallagh Goats Cheese

Mini Cheese Scones with Chilli Jam and Ardsallagh Goats Cheese This zingy Chilli Jam is great with everything from fried eggs to cold meat. Terrific on a piece of chicken breast or fish or spread on bruschetta with goat’s cheese and rocket leaves. Scones175 g Self...

Zoe Schiffer’s Latke’s

Zoe Schiffer’s Latke’s

Zoe Schiffer’s Latke’s 4 large floury potatoes2 medium onions1 egg2 tbsp matzo meal or breadcrumbsOil for fryingSaltPepperTo serve:Hot smoked salmonHorseradishDillSour cream Grate potatoes and onions.Place in a cheese cloth over a sieve and squeeze ALL the liquid out...

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