2018 EVENTS

Terra Madre Day Lunch and AGM – Sunday December 9th – 11.30 am – 3.30 pm

Brisbane Slow Food Terra Madre Lunch with a sharing of experiences from Terra Madre delegates and the AGM.

 


Join Slow Food Noosa’s Terra Madre Celebration – Kin Kin – Sunday, November 25th – 12.30 – 3.00pm 

Invitation to join Noosa Slow Food at a Slow Food lunch at Kin Kin


OUR PAST EVENTS:

2018

Bees, Honey and Beneficial Insects – Bardon – Thursday, November 8th  – – 6.45 – 9.30pm.  

Bees, Beneficial Insects and more.  Two guest speakers, Paul Wood and Abigail Makin and of course a delicious supper etc.

An Evening of Taste – October – 25th October at the Cheeseboard Stafford


Introduction to top bar bee hives – Hands-on Workshop – Millen Farm – September 23rd 9am -12 noon $65 including morning tea.


Pause with us – Slow Food Brisbane’s Slow Lunch – Noon, August 15th


School Kitchen Garden Lunch – grown and prepared by the students at Cannon Hill State School – Friday 27th July – 12.30 pm

 


Slow Food Brisbane’s Foodbank Bastille Day Fundraiser Dinner – Toombul Shire Hall – July 14th – 7-9 pm

 


Chocolate Taste-Masterclass – Hamilton Town Hall – June 16th – 6.30-9pm


Millen Farm Tour, Talk and Morning Tea – Sunday May 202018, 9.30 – 11.00 am – Samford


Slow Meat – March 23rd, 2018 – 7.30 to 9.30 pm – Hamilton Town Hall

 


March 2nd, 2018 – A Taste of Sardinia with Angelina Fadda – a joint DA and Slow Food Brisbane event

 


February 14th, 2018 – Meet the Maker 6.30-9.30pm

at Soul Pantry, 31 Wolverhampton Street, Stafford.

 


2017 

DECEMBER 10 – Terra Madre Day Lunch – 12.30-4pm

In the Food Connect Shed, 1/8Textile Cres, Salisbury QLD 4107

A WONDERFUL CELEBRATION OF LOCAL BUSH FOOD WITH CHEF DALE CHAPMAN.

Photos from Terra Madre Day – December 10, 2017

 


DECEMBER 10 – Slow Food Brisbane AGM – 11.30am-12.30pm

At FoodConnect, 1/8Textile Cres, Salisbury QLD 4107


OCTOBER 15 – A Taste of Sicily – Slow Lunch

Royal Hotel Nundah.

A TASTE OF SICILY – AN EXTREMELY CONVIVIAL EVENT.


READ THE FULL REVIEW:
 IAN MCBRIDE TALKS ABOUT THE TASTE OF SICILY LUNCH

Slow Food Brisbane and Dante Alighieri’s guests enjoyed the virtual tour, the taste sensation and interesting facts about Sicily!

The lunch was well attended and Chef Francesco’s menu was exceptional.

THANK YOU SLOW FOOD BRISBANE AND DANTE ALIGHIERI! 


SEPTEMBER 17 – Coffee & Bagel Workshop

Q Roasters:  44, Wolverhampton St., Stafford.

A VERY SUCCESSFUL WORKSHOP – THANK YOU LOCKIE, LEE MARY, RAY AND HELPERS!

Slow Food Brisbane’s guests enjoyed a fabulous morning tea of coffee(s), delicious bagels and scones baked by Ray the Organic Baker!

Lachlan Hosking gave us an informative overview of the process of coffee production from tree to cup.


AUGUST 22 – Australian Cheese – The State of the Nation

Old Hamilton Town Hall, Racecourse Road


READ THE FULL REVIEW:
 IAN MCBRIDE TALKS ABOUT THE CHEESE AND BREAD MASTERCLASS

AUSTRALIAN CHEESE – THE EVENT WAS A HUGE SUCCESS!

THANK YOU WENDY AND BAKER RAY!

Wendy Downes, Affineur, from The Cheeseboard and Ray the Baker from Q Roasters, made the night memorable, educational and tasty for everyone present!  Visit them, say hi and sample some of their incredible food at Wolverhampton Street, Stafford.


AUGUST 13 – Seasonal Harvest Farmers Market 

Pullenvale Hall, Pullenvale


JULY 21 – School Kitchen Garden Lunch

Canon Hill State School – sponsored by Slow Food Brisbane

Top Marks to Cannon Hill State School!

The School Kitchen Garden Lunch was a credit to both students and teachers.

Slow Food Brisbane is pleased to sponsor Cannon Hill State School’s Kitchen Garden each year.  Our thanks to the teachers and students for the amazing meal and excellent table service!  Also our thanks to Mr David Gillespie who spoke with us on a subject close to his heart and ours: good, clean, healthy eating!


JULY 14 – Bastille Day Fundraising Dinner

Proceeds to Foodbank

Bastille Day Fundraiser – a resounding success!

Thank you to all who attended.

The menu was crafted around the available foods from Foodbank.

Check out the Menu!

Slow Food Brisbane was pleased to present proceeds from the night to Foodbank!

 


MAY 25 – A Taste of Japan

Artisan Yuba noodles, “umami” and a virtual slow tour of restaurants and destinations

Read the review of this event.


APRIL 7 – A Taste of Puglia

To Puglia, Italy for a taste of and talk about Pugliese Bread, Slow Wine from Puglia plus a “virtual visit” to a couple of Slow Food restaurants

Read the review of this event. 


MARCH 26 – Felton Food Festival

Slow Food Brisbane members and guests enjoyed the festival including the Twilight Dinner where they were welcomed by Costa Georgalis and a glass of Kingsley Grove Estate bubbly and delicious canapes. It was a truly amazing dinner of local produce prepared by effervescent Chef Alastair McLeod from Al Fresco Catering.

Read Mary-Anne Fraser’s review.

Read Bruce White’s article.


MARCH 2 – Understanding Stingless Native Bees

Slow Food Brisbane’s first meeting of 2017 at St Paschals Church, 30 Warraba Avenue, Wavell Heights, 4012.

Ross West led us through a fascinating and informative discussion to gain an understanding about stingless native bees and their delicious honey.

Ross is the owner of bee hives and has been a life long enthusiast of bees and their honey production.