Slow Food USA Blog
Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”
Beyond the Gravenstein: Apple Cake and Sauce Recipes from Paula Shatkin
Aug. 25, 2016
The Sebastopol Gravenstein Apple Presidium, under Slow Food Russian River, assists artisan producers and farmers through small projects to secure the apple’s future. They also provide divine recipes which highlight the unique, flavor profile of this beloved apple. Try some of Paula Shatkin's recipes below!
Celebrating the Success of the Sebastopol Gravenstein Apple Presidium
Aug. 25, 2016
Sweet, tart, juicy, and superb for both baking and creating sauces - these are the characteristics used to describe the Gravenstein Apple of Sebastopol, California.
Reconnecting with the Fermentation Revolution: Recipes from Sandor Ellix Katz's Wild Fermentation
Aug. 19, 2016
James Beard Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author, Sandor Ellix Katz, has returned with his latest edition of Wild Fermentation. Following the success of the 2003 edition, this installment strives to educate a new generation on the fermented foods movement with a new cohort of unique recipes.
Returning to the Land of Mofongo
Aug. 4, 2016
My wife, Christina, and I recently had the chance to return to one of our favorite destinations, Puerto Rico!
Sustainable: Inspiring Change Through Film
Jul. 28, 2016
Instead of profiling sustainability through an economic or environmental lens, Matt Wechsler's documentary, Sustainable refreshingly focuses on the people and communities who drive the movement.