Saturday, November 28, 2009

Slow Food Dallas on Facebook

Stay in touch with Slow Food Dallas on Facebook. Follow the link above or search "Slow Food Dallas" after signing into your Facebook account. Learn about upcoming events and interact with fellow members.

We've also started a Slow Food Dallas recipe swap. Click on discussions to share your favorite recipes with other members.

Friday, November 27, 2009

Slow Food Holiday Gathering

Join us at the home of Christopher Tuck, our Co-Leader, for some fun, food, and holiday cheer. Bring your favorite hors d'ouevres and a drink to share. Hope to see you all there!

What: Slow Food Holiday Gathering
Where: Chistopher Tuck's
1111 Plymouth Dallas, TX 75208 US
When: December 5th, 2009, 6:00-8:30 PM
Contact: 214-325-1651

Stay tuned for more information regarding this event......

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Post Thanksgiving Potluck

For those who missed the Thanksgiving family feast, come for a Thanksgiving potluck gathering on Saturday at the home of Jane Mathews. It will be come and go from 5:00 to 8:00 or so. I'll provide a turkey. Bring your favorite hors d'oeuvres or one of Thanksgiving's supporting stars, and/or champagne/wine to share.

When: November 28th, 5:00 - 8:00 PM
Where: 4431 Holland Ave Unit D
Dallas, TX 75219 US
Phone: 682-552-1351

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Cheese Making Class - Latte Da Dairy

Latte Da Dairy will host a hands-on cheese making class for Slow Food Dallas on November 21st, at 1:30 p.m. Latte Da Dairy, a sustainable farmstead in Flower Mound, has won numerous awards for its artisanal goat cheese.

Visit Latte Da's cheese operation. Learn more about the cheese making process. Meet the goats and try your hand at actual cheese making (with some to take home).

Due to the size of the milking room, this class is limited to 6 people. The fee for this class is $60./pp.

The class should last about 2-3hrs, and wrap up in time to view the milking of the goats at 4:00.

What: Hands-on Cheese Making

Where: Latte Da Dairy

1304 Bridle Bit Rd

Flower Mound, TX 75022

When: November 21st, 2009

1:30 p.m.

View the evite here.

Latte Da Dairy

Monday, November 9, 2009

Special Thank You For This Year's Events

As we look forward to the coming calender year of programs, I’d like to send out a special thank you to everyone that opened your homes and businesses to our group this year. Thank you for sharing both your knowledge and your passions. Your generosity & hospitality made this year a tremendous success!

  • Jan. Winter gardening, Northaven Garden Center
  • Feb. Artisanal bread making 101, Empire Baking Co.
  • Feb. Cookbook Creation, Studio of Tricia Barnett
  • Mar. Olive oil tasting, Flavors From Afar
  • Apr. Farm tour, Garden Harvests Farms
  • May. Grilling + Pot Luck & Rancher showcase, Home of Peter Schaar
  • Jun. Berry Picking & Jam making, Greer Family Farm
  • Jul. Pickles / Hands-on canning, Home of Jim Shade
  • Aug. Gelato, Paciugo’s
  • Aug. Canning Across America - canning adventure, Home of Jim Shade
  • Oct. Cheese 101, Scardello’s (2 classes)

Latte Da Dairy Open House

Latte Da Dairy will be hosting a fall open house on November 15th, 2009 from 11am-3pm.

The goat farm and cheese dairy is located at :

1304 Bridle Bit Rd, Flower Mound, Texas.

Visit Latte Da's website for more details.

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Dallas Farmers Market Friends Hoedown

Each year, the Dallas Farmers Market Friends host an annual “Hoedown” which is their largest fundraiser. In partnership with the Texas Department of Agriculture’s program “Go Texan”, farmers from around the state donate ingredients that are used by local chefs to create unique and delicious samplings for event participants. In addition, local Specialty food producers sample products from cheese to salsa to tapenades and dips. To round out the experience, local wineries contribute wine, and local artisans bring their products. This year’s event will be held in early November. The event will honor the rich heritage of the Market while anticipating a thriving future.

Visit the website for more details.

Wine & Chocolate Pairing Event

Join us for a very special evening of outstanding chocolate, fine wines and spirits, Thursday, November 12th when Vicki Peterson of Paper and Chocolate hosts a fundraiser benefiting Slow Food Dallas.

Featuring the chocolate of Amedei Tuscany, we will sample several varieties of their Toscano Black chocolates as well as a Jamaican and White chocolate. These will be paired with wines and spirits specifically selected to enhance the chocolate's aroma and taste.

The cost of the event is $45/pp and will be benefit Slow Food Dallas' general fund.

Attendance is limited to 25 people and tickets are available through Brown Paper Tickets at the following link.

There are still plenty of tickets left for this "treat yourself" event.

Special thanks to Chris Tuck of Regent Wine and Mark Monfrey of Artisanal Beverage for providing our wines and spirits for the evening's event.

What: Chocolate & Wine Pairing

Where: Paper & Chocolate

5640 W. Lovers Lane

Dallas, TX 75209

When: Thursday, November 12th, 2009 7:00 P.M.