Slow Food Movement

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An international movement begun by Carlo Petrini with a forerunner organisation, Arcigola, founded in 1986 to resist the opening of a McDonald's (fast food restaurant) near the Spanish Steps in Rome. The slow food movement strives to preserve traditional and regional cuisine and promotes farming of plants, seeds and livestock characteristic of the local ecosystem
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Critique: Presenting a somewhat iconoclastic perspective on the meaning of freedom and social change, "Food & Freedom: How the Slow Food Movement Is Changing the World Through Gastronomy" is a compelling, informative, and insightful read from beginning to end.
Founded by professional gourmet Carlo Petrini in 1986, slow food supporters are committed to sourcing and using food that is produced and prepared as per local culinary tradition, and using high quality locally sourced ingredients.
This event has some awesome potential," says Slow Food leader Geny Case.
Jacques Herzog - one of the original masterplanners of the event, before he walked off the project - was invited by Slow Food founder Carlo Petrini to design the organisation's exhibition space.
SF Cymru spokeswoman, Margaret Rees said: "e fact that this is the United Nations International Year of Family Farming makes the work of Slow Food Cymru even more important.
We have a lot to offer and yet it seems that the people of Macedonia have until recently been ashamed of their tradition," says Maja Skartova from Slow Food.
As a member of the Slow Food UK Chef Alliance, Mr Johns was asked to prepare a recipe highlighting the breed's unique eating qualities.
The slow food organization created the Asian version of the event last year.
Grom reports that its founders, Guido Mart inetti and Federico Grom, read an article by Slow Food President, Carlin Petrini, in which he stated that "il gelato come una volta" ("gelato the way it once was") was nearly extinct.
Finding Lao survival food presented as exotic offerings in trendy American restaurants and traditional Japanese fast-foods in 7-Elevens, they reveal the global and corporate connections in the slow food movement, and local and regional variations of the fast food industry.