Sunday, 11 March 2018

March Event: Masterclass in Fermentation

Guga's fermented drinks

Some photos from our second event of the year, a Masterclass in Fermentation with Slow Food member Michelle from The Kitchen and Guga Lisik. Guga and Michelle talked us through fermented drinks from kombuca to kefir and brought lots of tasty samples of fermented and pickled veg. Thanks to everyone who attended and to Cait for hosting. Recipes to follow. 

Friday, 9 March 2018

Slow Food Galway Donates to COPE

This week, Slow Food Galway Leader Geraldine Williams presented a cheque for €144 on behalf of Slow Food Galway to Geraldine Ryan of COPE Galway The money was raised at our January Sourdough Community Baking Event and will go towards COPE's Community Catering Programme. 

Thanks to everyone who donated! 

Sunday, 25 February 2018

Next Event: Another Masterclass in Fermentation

Slow Food Galway member Michelle Crehan and Guga Lisik of The Kitchen Restaurant, Galway Museum will talk us through a masterclass in fermentation followed by the Slow Food Galway annual AGM
12pm, Sunday 11th March at Cait Curran Síol Centre, Loughwell, Moycullen

Michelle and Guga will present fermented rhubarb to drink, fermented mushrooms and Polish pickles.

Spaces limited. Members €20 Non members €25

To book a place please text Geraldine Williams 087-2020481

If anyone is fermenting and wants to bring some samples to taste, please do. If not, please bring a small dessert.

Thursday, 8 February 2018

Grandmothers Day Competition 2018

We invite you to explore food with your Grandmother (Grandfather, Aunt , Uncle or Parent).We would like you to talk to your Grandmother about food ie. What she(he )liked to eat when she(he) was small, Any food stories she(he) has from your family, Any traditional recipes she(he) has that have been passed down in your family.We would like you to record any stories you share and cook one of her recipes on Grandmother’s Day and tell us why you chose that recipe.
This year we are picking the 10 best entries to come and show their project and their dish at The Kitchen Restaurant at the Museum on Good Friday 30th March the start of The Galway Food Festival weekend. The four best entries will talk about their story and recipe and the winner chosen at the end of the evening. We will taste and share all the dishes. Grannies welcome!The winner and runner-up will win a cookery demo with one of Galway’s top chefs for themselves and their school class. All entrants will receive a Slow Food Galway certificate of entry.
Closing date for competition – 14/03/2018
Please present your entry on a page no bigger than A3. On your entry we would like to see your food story... a recipe and drawing or photograph of you making the recipe with your grandmother.You can present these items any way you like through word or picture, using any media you like.You can be as colourful as you like. Have fun!!It is very important to put your name, age, address and school name on back of your entry.Competition open to children in 3rd and 4th class Primary school.
Please send entries to Kate O Dwyer ,Slow Food Galway, Ballycasey, Kilcoona, Headford Co Galway or Michelle Smyth, 24 Maunsells Park, Maunsells Rd ,Galway

Friday, 12 January 2018

1st Event 2018


SUNDAY 28th January 12pm
at Slow Food Galway leader home Ballycasey, Kilcoona, Headford, Co Galway

Are you a regular bread baker or interested in learning?
Kate and Marian of Marian Nutrition Therapy will demonstrate how to make a sourdough bread including the starter. All will go home with starter.
We will also make and taste two other breads.

The aim is to build a community of bread bakers by meeting regularly, baking and learning from each other. 

Please bring a 1kg bag of strong flour white/brown or spelt flour with you, a large spoon and a large bowl for your dough.

Spaces limited
To book a place please text Geraldine 0872020481 RSVP by 25th Jan

From Galway drive towards Headford for 10miles/20 mins.
After turn for Luimnagh take next right turn signposted Kilcoona.
Follow the road to T junction,passing national school.
Turn left and then 1st right at Ballycasey stone. Take a tight right turn here up the hill. It is then the 4th house on right, campervan in driveway.