Darina Allen, Ireland’s most famous cook, has been at the helm of Slow Food Ireland since they first joined the movement 20 years ago. The Slow Food message is to merge pleasure and responsibility at the table. Darina has also been a long time champion of local and organic food, she runs the acclaimed Ballymaloe cooking school which draws visitors from across the globe to experience a slice of the ‘Good Life’, which includes cooking, eating and harvesting the fruit of the land.
Darina shared a few words with us, with a local twist…
'Street Feast is another great activity for Slow Foodies to spread the message of good, clean and fair Irish food. Quality food is for everyone; make a dish to share with your neighbours. Cooking is great fun. For Street Feast, why not shop local? Get your meat from the local butcher; ask him what he would recommend. Get your vegetables in the market, find what is freshest and in season. Find a baker for your bread. Buy the best ingredients that you can afford. Lets get the Slow Food message into our communities and out of our restaurants.' Darina Allen, Slow Food Ireland
So, let’s get local this year and use Street Feast as another great chance to meet local producers and suppliers in your neighbourhood
We hope that you too will join us on June 17th!
Spread the word! Share the idea with neighbours, friends and family.
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Host one. Don’t be shy… and remember to register your feast on our website.