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Next Saturday in Auckland: Glen Eden Food Festival, Free Entry Next Saturday in Auckland: Glen Eden Food Festival, Free Entry By Alessandra Zecchini 03/15/14 03:31 Finally a good, clean and fair Food Festival for everyone! Slow Food Waitakere has been working very hard with several West Auckland organisations and the Waitakere Ranges Local Board to create the first Food Festival in Glen Eden. Free Entry! Come and...
A yummy recipe from Slow Food Waitakere: Onion Weed Dip A yummy recipe from Slow Food Waitakere: Onion Weed Dip By Alessandra Zecchini 02/17/14 03:57 Here is another recipe from our Forage to Feast event held by Slow Food Waitakere: onion weed dip. Foraging is healthy and environmentally friendly, and foraging onion weed in Auckland and Waitakere is easy - remember that onion weed is, in fact, a weed,...
Gardening for food at home, and New Brighton Community Gardens Gardening for food at home, and New Brighton Community Gardens By Alessandra Zecchini 01/29/14 08:10 Freshly picked from the garden, it doesn't seem much and yet it feeds 4, and for less than the $15 you would give to a Supermarket (FYI overseas reader, this $15 is a NZ supermarket campaign ) First course, vegetable soup with: yellow zucchini, green zucchini,...
An amazing Slow Food Lunch An amazing Slow Food Lunch By Alessandra Zecchini 12/09/13 11:07 Salsa verde, starters and salads, and fresh watermelon juice with mint A couple of weeks ago Slow Food Waitakere held a Forage to Feast lunch. We asked Ben Barton from Pop Dining to cook for us, and we foraged and collected food and flowers from our gardens,...
Wild strawberry skewers, and the memory of foraging, plus a very special Slow Food event Wild strawberry skewers, and the memory of foraging, plus a very special Slow Food event By Alessandra Zecchini 11/15/13 10:50 Photo by Alessandra Zecchini © Did you ever pick wild strawberries as a child? If you did maybe you too made skewers with grass! It was more like a game really, mostly when I went out picking wild strawberries I was 'on a mission', i.e. out with a bag to...
2013 national honey week  “cook something yummy with honey”  nz food bloggers competition 2013 national honey week “cook something yummy with honey” nz food bloggers competition By Alessandra Zecchini 11/06/13 22:27 The other week I mentioned this competition, so if you are interested please read on and start to think about honey! How to enter: All you have to do is concoct a recipe that showcases New Zealand honey. It couldn’t be easier. Manuka honey is our hero honey...
National Honey Week, an opportunity for nz food bloggers National Honey Week, an opportunity for nz food bloggers By Alessandra Zecchini 10/15/13 06:27 I received a press release today about the First National Honey Week in NZ, and I though of sharing an extract from it with my fellow NZ bloggers. If you like honey read on! Photo by Alessandra Zecchini© National Honey Week will take place for the first...
Ochazuke, Japanese comfort food Ochazuke, Japanese comfort food By Alessandra Zecchini 10/08/13 09:59 When I was teaching Italian in Japan I once asked my students to tell me what was the typical Japanese dish they had for dinner, one answered ochazuke, and everybody laughed! Ochazuke meant that you lived alone, or your mum/wife was out for the night and...
Party Food for Girls a finalist in the 2013 Culinary Quill Awards Party Food for Girls a finalist in the 2013 Culinary Quill Awards By Alessandra Zecchini 09/23/13 03:57 Thank you New Zealand Guild of Food Writers, and congratulations to the other finalists in the Book Quill Award:Glenda and Claire Gourley, Annabel Langbein, Allyson Gofton, Penny Oliver, Lesley Christensen Yule and Lauraine Jacobs.
Spinach with Halloumi and Chinese garlic chives, quick comfort food Spinach with Halloumi and Chinese garlic chives, quick comfort food By Alessandra Zecchini 08/19/13 11:44 When time is an issue I can always grab a packet of Halloumi cheese (if I have time I could make it, but not today!). Here it is cooked with Chinese garlic chives and served on a bed of spinach. What you need: 500 g frozen spinach 1 bunch Chinese garlic...
Auckland Street Eats, with Slow Food Waitakere Auckland Street Eats, with Slow Food Waitakere By Alessandra Zecchini 08/04/13 11:35 STREET EATS AUCKLAND RESTAURANT MONTH Saturday August 10th at 11am Shed 10 Queens Wharf FREE entry You pay for what you eat! Join Slow Food Waitakere at Street Eats Eat.Share.Enjoy RSVP Thursday August 8th to Slowfoodwaitakere@gmail.com or call/text Anutosh...
Fashion Food Fashion Food By Alessandra Zecchini 05/18/13 06:53 I am thrilled to feature in the Autumn-Winter edition of New Zealand Fashion Quarterly Entertaining with ten pages of Italian vegetarian recipes. Thank you to fashionable Fiona, FQ editor, and art director Marcel (he found some beautiful props too!). It...
Food market in Cusco (Mercado de Wanchaq), Peru Food market in Cusco (Mercado de Wanchaq), Peru By Alessandra Zecchini 05/02/13 21:12 If you go to Cusco look out for this place, the name is Mercado de Wanchaq, it is mostly a food market and there are hardly any tourists here (they are all in the craft markets in the touristic part of the city), but plenty of locals selling and buying...
Postcard from Santiago, and meeting a food blogger from Chile Postcard from Santiago, and meeting a food blogger from Chile By Alessandra Zecchini 04/07/13 03:58 We only had one day in Santiago, so the sightseeing was a bit rushed (and it is a big city!), but we still managed a stroll in the city centre in the afternoon, a museum the morning after, and a special dinner with a Chilean Food Blogger (scroll down for...
Raw Food Pastry Class with Slow Food Waitakere Raw Food Pastry Class with Slow Food Waitakere By Alessandra Zecchini 03/26/13 10:52 Unfortunately I won't be in New Zealand for this class, yes, I am off traveling again, will keep you posted... see if you can guess where I am going! But I really need to share this because I had other classes and dinners with Eri and she is really talented....
Ethiopian food: Slow Food dinner at Cafe Abyssinia Ethiopian food: Slow Food dinner at Cafe Abyssinia By Alessandra Zecchini 03/20/13 05:10 Last night I went whit the Slow Food Waitakere group to Cafe Abyssinia for dinner. What a great evening, I even got a chance to wear my Abyssinian skirt! Do you like Ethiopian food? For more photos click here. Photos by Alessandra Zecchini ©
Eating horses and Lies on the Plate, a must read from Slow Food International Eating horses and Lies on the Plate, a must read from Slow Food International By Alessandra Zecchini 02/24/13 01:18 Being a vegetarian has many advantages, and one is that I don't eat horse simply because I don't eat beef either (or lamb, or pork, or chicken, or... you name it). Of course you never know these days! I never buy ready made food as I tend to cook from scratch,...
Mountain pawpaw with lemon and sugar, and a Slow Food visit to the Grey Lynn Community Gardens Mountain pawpaw with lemon and sugar, and a Slow Food visit to the Grey Lynn Community Gardens By Alessandra Zecchini 11/19/12 05:47 Yesterday around 20 members and friends of Slow Food Waitakere visited the Grey Lynn Community Gerdens, an inspiring place. Our hosts were gardeners Fionna Hill and Lynne Walker and I would like to thank them for welcoming us. If you like to see more photos...
On the Slow Food Waitakere blog On the Slow Food Waitakere blog By Alessandra Zecchini 10/06/12 17:00 We have a new writer on the Slow Food Waitakere blog, Clinton George, I love his post about the latest event: Modern Japanese Cooking Class. Check it out by clicking here, Clinton wrote the recipes too (so efficient!) and I love the way he manages to use...
New Zealand Food Bloggers Conference 2012, Wellington New Zealand Food Bloggers Conference 2012, Wellington By Alessandra Zecchini 08/30/12 06:44 Last week I attended the second New Zealand Food Bloggers Association Conference (in Wellington) and it was .... AWESOME! (And I am sure that all the bloggers who where there with me will agree with me) I need to add that this is only our second conference,...
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