The opposite of Fast Food. The definition of slow food, food that is produced or prepared in accordance with local culinary traditions, typically using high-quality locally sourced ingredients. Follow the slow food movement on twitter https://twitter.com/SlowFoodHQ
Slow Food means living an unhurried life, taking time to enjoy simple pleasures, starting at the table. The Slow Food founder is Carlo Petrini from Piedmont Italy. It has since spread worldwide. It strives to preserve traditional and regional cuisine and encourages farming of plants, seeds and livestock characteristic of the local ecosystem.
Puglia is one of the best destinations in Italy for slow food and wine lovers. Visit Puglia, join our 4 day food and wine extravaganza in *June or September you will have the unique chance to sample several Slow Food Presidia products – high-quality, traditional foods at the risk of ‘extinction’ and other local delicacies from quality producers. Alongside tasting wonderful produce, discover a region of overwhelming beauty and history.
1) Arrival, light lunch, aperitivo. ( a few hours free time to sunbathe, tour the area) . Hands on cooking class in the chef’s kitchen, 4 course dinner with wine pairing.
2) Breakfast, a visit to a wine cantina, wine tasting and lunch with wine pairing. Afternoon: Limoncello making class ( free evening to discover the area, choose a local restaurant)
3)Breakfast, Tour to a local cheesemaker to learn how to make mozzarella, burrata etc. ( a few hours free in the afternoon) Fun packed Pizza making evening 3 course dinner (wines included).
4)Breakfast, ( free morning to explore or chill out by the pool), afternoon Bruschetta served al fresco with Prosecco, watch a show by the pool at Villa Magnolia of traditional Pizzica dancers! Followed by an amazing organic dinner at a Masseria, 8 courses with wine pairings.