Yearly Archives: 2007

By Pauline Tresise IT is believed that baklava was created by the Assyrians – around the eighth century BC – who used layered thin bread dough, chopped nuts and honey baked in their wood fired ovens for their table of sweet offerings. For centuries baklava has crossed borders and been […]

The road from Isfahan

FOR five years now at Carloforte – the only town on the island of Saint Peter, an island lying on the south coast of Sardinia and closely connected by a 40-minute ferry ride – has been celebrating the Girotonno: four days of events that include cultural, artistic, oenological and gastronomic […]

A sustainable girotonno?

Slow Food Perth committee members stuck their hands in dough on 2 June with sourdough baker Yoke Mardewi-Caddy in her Ardross kitchen. A week later more than 40 Slow Food Perth members and friends gathered at a converted private house known as The Church in Mount Lawley to to talk […]

Sourdough and starter: a daily bread

  Girotonno is a four-day celebration of the bluefin tuna that provides the San Pietrans with their livelihood. Australia was well represented at Girotonno, reports Meera Freeman of The Age. 5 June 2007: MELBOURNE’S Teague Ezard is just back from a whirlwind trip to Carloforte on the Sardinian of […]

A fish to vie for

French chef and author Stephane Reynaud recently visited Australia and demonstrated his skills in a dying art at a workshop with members of Slow Food Central Victoria. Richard Cornish of The Age was there to witness it. STEPHANE Reynaud is a big man. He could be a rugby player. He […]

Pork & sons: master of a dying art

By Elisa cialis cheapest price betta Povoledo International Herald Tribune 13 May 2007 MILAN: For the gourmand, stepping into Peck, the celebrated gastronomic emporium in Milan, is the mouth-watering equivalent of Ali Baba stumbling upon the legendary treasure cave. For a company like Whole Foods Market that is hoping to […]

Italian grocers offer a taste of the competition

SLOW Food Perth supported nine Western Australian producers to participate in Feast Perth on the Swan River foreshore at East Perth on 18 March. Despite a very hot and humid day, an estimated 20,000 people attended what is now considered to be Western Australia’s artisan food fair. North Perth nougat-maker […]

Heat and honey: Slow Food at Feast Perth 2007