Slow Food Dubai

The first Slow Food Convivium to reach the Arabian Peninsula

Archive 2016


Basic 1 year membership* for one adult Members-only BI-MONTHLY e-newsletter Exclusive SLOW FOOD DUBAI membership card Discounts (OF UP TO 50%) on Slow Food DUBAI workshops and events One complimentary SLOW FOOD DUBAI apron

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A Non Profit !!

Well. It means that we operate on a shoe-string budget and generally spend 90% of our time trying to raise funds through activities and memberships, in order to keep doing what we do.As a Non-profit Social Club in the UAE, we are not allowed to accept cash donations.

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Chefs Alliance – Who Can Join?

Chefs with any type of training and from any background are welcome to join the Alliance, as long as they are interested in working every day to safeguard food biodiversity, gastronomic knowledge and local cultures. They can cook in restaurants of any type, in bistros, inns or hotels, at home or in informal contexts like markets and street stalls: anywhere, as long as it is accessible to the public. 

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Companion Planting

For a healthy, thriving garden, consult this companion planting guide when you’re deciding what seeds to put where.A companion planting guide is almost a necessity for gardeners when there are so many types of fruits and vegetables to choose from. A companion planting guide such as this one will show you which vegetables and flowers support or inhibit the growth of other plants and/or which pests they deter.

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Cooking Workshop 1

Sherry Bohlen began her love affair with good, clean, fair food in her Mother’s kitchen in the heartland of Illinois, USA. By the time she was 10-years-old, she was baking bread, cakes and pies at her Mother’s side and helping to prepare and serve bountiful meals to farm hands that worked her Father’s grain farm.

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Gardening Workshop 1

Mixing your own blend of potting soil means that you can make a soil mixture that is specifically suited to your needs here in the UAE.A good potting soil must be easy to use, well-draining and contain sufficient organic matter and minerals to provide your plants with the physical support and nutrients they need. And most importantly, with sufficient air and water.

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Gardening Workshop 2

The best way to prevent insect damage in your garden is to discourage them from coming in the first place.A healthy garden is the best defence.And a little eco-friendly gardening can go a long way in creating a beautiful and productive garden.And prevention is always the first and best line of attack.

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