Back to basics with Blue Mountains Summer Harvest Festival

Fresh regional produce on the menu for Summer Harvest Festival

Fresh regional produce on the menu for Summer Harvest Festival

By Slow Food Blue Mountains

Get back to food basic with the Slow Food Blue Mountains’ 5th Summer Harvest Festival including Wines of the West from January 18 to February 25.

There will be an eclectic program of food related workshops and events from long lunches, degustation dinners and beer or wine tasting to the famous Chooks Tour and Stroll to Providores.

Also, cooking demonstrations with tastings of spices, confectionary or truffles to hands-on workshops making German rye breads, chocolate desserts, Indian or vegetarian cuisine.

Events costing a variety of prices will be held on a range of dates and times. However, early bookings are advised as some events have limited numbers.

Here is a taste of the program:

Summer Harvest Lazy, Hazy Picnic Lunch

Summer Blue Nose Wine Dinner

Wines of the West Festival, Katoomba

A French High Tea at Little Paris Café

Cookies & Cupcakes with The Gingerbread Folk

Blue Fork – A Spice Paste Introduction

Hand Made Confectionery

What is authentic sourdough?

Goat cheese – from farm to your table

Raw food preparation and “cooking’’

Cocktails @ 3000 feet

Beerology: Craft Beer making in the Blue Mountains

Everything you wanted to know about wine

All about truffles

Good enough to bottle – Tips on preserving using Fowlers Vacola Equipment

Lushious vegetarian cooking class with Sid Stolk

A Taste of the Bush with Marion Hall

Fermented vegetables with Jane Ruehmkorff

Desserts with The Jam Princess

An Indian Feast with Marion Hall

Meet the producer & winemaker cooking class

Making German rye Bread by Hand with Nick Schwarz

Josophan’s Summer Dessert Sensation with Jodie Van Der Velden

Stroll to Providores – Katoomba

Paragon Restaurant guided tour and morning tea

The Chooks Tour

Go to for a full program of events.


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