Past Events

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See where we’ve been and what we’ve been doing since 2004. Slow Food encourages everyone to slow down and use their senses to enjoy quality food with awareness. We’ve certainly done that!

 2012 Events

Saffron Masterclass and Banana Leaf Lunch- May 20th 2012

Slow Food Darwin and Top End are pleased to invite you to a Masterclass and or Lunch with the wonderful team from Saffron.  We realised many would be enjoying the May Day long weekend and so have rescheduled this fantastic event.

Join Slow Food Darwin and Chef Selvam of Saffron as he designs a healthy, flavoursome authentic Southern Indian, Northern Indian and Tandorri Menu.  Saffron is the first restraurant in Australia to use zero-waste technology, biodegradable disposable tableware made from bamboo and sugarcane.  You will source ingredients locally wherever possible.

Head to the kitchen to prepare the menu for lunch at this multi award winning and sustainably certified resturant for lunch.

When: Sunday 20th May 2012 Class From 9:00 am to 12:00pm. Lunch from 12:00.  The planned menu can be viewed by scrolling down Where: Saffron Resturant, Parap Cost for Masterclass: Members $85  Non Members $95.  Includes lunch and chilled water- other beverages available for purchase.  Only 10 participants for the cooking class to ensure everyone gets the maximum opportunity to learn. Cost for Lunch only: Members $45  Non Members $50.00. Includes lunch and chilled water- other beverages available for purchase. Please advise if you have any special dietary requirements.

Please note closed non-slip shoes must be worn for the cooking class.  BYO apron, knives and towels Payment options are found here.  Booking form is found here.  This is a prepaid event.

We look forward to seeing you there. For more information please caontact Andrea on 0413 787 188.oFFood Darwin & chef Selvam of Saffrron as he designs a healthy, flavoursome auFor hentic Southern Indian, Northern Indian & Tandoori Menu. Saffro

Your Privacy: Our privacy policy is simple. Whatever information you give to us, stays with us. We do not sell, rent, hire, lease or give any information to anyone.BANANA LEAF LUNCH MENU $45.00/ $50.00 per person- to get taste the following dishesBitter melon Rosella leaves Snake gourd Cassava Humptydoo lime and curry leaves rice Yellow dhal Coconut chicken curry Spanish makeral ChappatiesSteamed rice Rasam Pappadoms Onion raitha Tomato chutney & Dessert

Please note:

  1. Some of the vegetables may not available at the time of cooking.  We may substitute with different vegetables.

2011 Events

Saffron Masterclass

Sold Out- Bookings Closed 

Slow Food Darwin and Top End are pleased to invite you to a Masterclass with the wonderful team from Saffron.
Join Slow Food Darwin and Chef Selvam of Saffron as he designs a healthy, flavoursome authentic Southern Indian, Northern Indian and Tandorri Menu.  Saffron is the first restraurant in Australia to use zero-waste technology, biodegradable disposable tableware made from bamboo and sugarcane.
Selvam and you will source ingredients locally wherever possible including a tour of the the markets at Parap for fresh, seasonal produce.

We then head to the kitchen to prepare the menu for lunch at this multi award winning and sustainably certified resturant for lunch.

When: Saturday 29th October 2011
Market Tour and Class From 8:00 am to 12:00pm.  Lunch from 12:30.  The planned menu can be viewed here- Menu .

Cost: Members $85  Non Members $95.  Includes lunch and chilled water- other beverages available for purchase.

Please advise if you have any special dietary requirements.

Please note closed non-slip shoes must be worn for the cooking class.

Payment options are found here.  Booking form is found here.  This is a prepaid event.

We look forward to seeing you there.

 

Saffron Lunch  Slow Food Darwin and Top End are pleased to invite you to lunch with the wonderful team from Saffron and prepared by the Masterclass attendees.  This lunch is perfect for those who cannot attend the morning class or family members who want to sample the new found skills of thier loved ones.  Or of course, anyone who loves good food and great company!Join Slow Food Darwin and Chef Selvam of Saffron as he designs a healthy, flavoursome authentic Southern Indian, Northern Indian and Tandorri Menu.  Saffron is the first restraurant in Australia to use zero-waste technology, biodegradable disposable tableware made from bamboo and sugarcane.
Selvam will source ingredients locally wherever possible for fresh, seasonal produce.When: Saturday 29th October 2011
Arrive at 12:00pm.  Lunch from 12:30.  The planned menu can be viewed here- Menu .
Where: Saffron Resturant, Parap
Cost per person: Members $35  Non Members $45 Children $15.Includes lunch and chilled water- other beverages available for purchase.Please advise if you have any special dietary requirements.Payment options are found here.  Booking form is found here.  This is a prepaid event.

We look forward to seeing you there.
For more information please contact Andrea on 0413 787 188.

 

Crab & Rose at Pee Wees at sunset Friday 9.9.11
When: Friday 9th of September 2011  From 6:30pm
Where:  PeeWees at East Point
Cost : $135 (Members) $145 (Non-Members)

Nestled amongst tropical palms and with the quiet natural ambience of the surrounds guarantees an unforgettable dining experience.

Scroll down for the menu.

Crab & Rose Dinner by The Sea

Peewees at the Point

Friday 09/09/2011

Appetiser
Veloute of crab, basil and sweet corn

Starter
Crab rillette served with fennel toast

Entrée
Salt and Schezwan pepper soft shell crab, ruby grapefruit, Asian herbs, coconut caramel

Sorbet
Lemongrass granita

Main
Pee Wee’s chilli crab claw, aromatic rice, Asian greens, lime

Dessert
Cheese and lychee infused fruits

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Tag Along Tour – September 25th 2011

Slow Food Darwin and Top End are pleased to invite you to our inaugural Tag Along Tour. This is a wonderful way to enable Slow Foods aim to bring our members and friends together with local producers. This is a family friendly event.

We will be visiting the Flicking Fresh Barra Farm and Crazy Acres to have a tour of the mango farm to give you the opportunity to meet local producers and purchase some of the supplies for a Slow Picnic Lunch at Waldo’s Barra Shack.

For the program click here.  Please note there may be slight changes to the program as required.

If you would like further information please email date@slowfooddarwin.com.au

Tag Along Tour

Date: Sunday 25th September 2011
Time: 9:15am 1:30pm

Venue: Start at the Cox Pennisula Road tun-off (the road to Territory Wildlife Park, a couple of km south of the Noonamah Store)

Cost $30 members (family) and $35 non members (family).  This includes admission fees for up to 2 adults.  Children are free.

There will be an opportunity to purchase barra and ice cream at our producers visits.  BYO shopping bag and esky.

Please book through this form.  Payment options are found here.

This is a pre paid event and bookings are not final until payment is received.
RSVP by Thursday,September 22nd 2011
We look forward to seeing you there.

Events prior to 2011 and going back to 2004, are on our old website.

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