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 www.sfbm.com.au for a full program of events.