If you’re looking for something new this winter, Slow Food Causeway has a variety of events celebrating the unique food and drink culture of the Causeway Coast.
Taste Causeway is an accredited Slow Food destination, one of only a handful of destinations in Ireland to be awarded the accolade by the global Slow Food Movement.
Originally founded in Italy during the 1980s to combine the regional traditions with the slow pace of life. Since then, the Slow Food movement has evolved worldwide and hopes to preserve the ‘unique culinary heritage’ of NI.
Enjoy good food alongside an unforgettable experience with Slow Food Causeway’s events happening in December.
Here are 5 Slow Food events happening in December:
A Taste of Mussenden by Mussenden Sea Salt
Thursday 9th December, 7pm – 10:30pm
An evening of luxury dining where sustainability meets great Slow Food taste on Thursday 9th December at Mussenden Temple.
Mussenden Temple opened its doors for the first time on Friday 5th November, offering exclusive dining experiences.
National Trust, in partnership with Mussenden Sea Salt, are back for a second time offering another opportunity this year to dine at one of Northern Ireland’s iconic landmarks.
The menu for the evening has been crafted by Paula McIntyre MBE, the President of Slow Food NI and her menu will feature a showcase of local food and drink producers from the Taste Causeway Network.
For more information go to https://www.tastecauseway.com/
Causeway Coast Foodie Tours Spirit of the Bann
18th and 31st December, 3:15pm – 5:15pm
The award winning Causeway Coast Foodie Tours are embracing the winter season by hosting you on a very special ‘The Spirit of the Bann’ river whiskey tasting experience along the picturesque river.
‘The Spirit of the Bann’ along with White River Charters are hosting a cosy afternoon full of winter inspired whiskey flavours accompanied by an array of tasty award-winning local Slow Food produce.
Where better to celebrate our unique Slow Food food and drink heritage than via a journey on the River Bann alongside the beautiful site of Mountsandel, Coleraine.
For more information go to https://www.tastecauseway.com/event/slow-food-causeway-spirit-of-the-bann-whiskey-tasting-experience-by-causeway-foodie-tours-2/
North Supper Club by Ursa Minor at Glenshesk Barn
Saturday 18th December, 7pm to late
Voted Best Slow Food Bakery 2020, join the Ursa Minor Bakehouse team at Glenshesk Barn this festive period for a spectacular evening.
Ursa Minor will convert a disused Flax Mill into an immersive dining experience with good local Slow Food, music and craic to celebrate the festive season in style.
Filled with music and the best craic along the North Coast, what better way to celebrate the very best of Slow Food
For more information go to, https://www.northfeast.co.uk/
Slow Food Christmas at The Arcadia
Sunday 19th December, 7pm – late
Join in on the festive cheer at The Arcadia with Slow Food Causeway director Paula McIntyre MBE where you will be taken on a festive culinary adventure.
Let your taste buds be blessed at Paula McIntyre’s Slow Food Christmas where she will showcase the finest of Taste Causeway’s European influenced produce such as Guiseppe Guisti Balsamic, Slow Food Presidia Red Cow parmesan cheese and charcuterie from Corndale Farm.
Guests who attend the Slow Food Christmas at The Arcadia will get to recreate Paula McIntyre MBE’s delicious recipes from the six-course Italian inspired menu.
For more information, go to https://www.tastecauseway.com/event/slow-food-causeway-christmas-at-the-arcadia/
The Causeway Coast and Glens is Northern Ireland’s first accredited Slow Food destination, Taste Causeway, the collaborative network of local food and drink businesses was awarded the accolade by the global Slow Food Movement following a rigorous assessment process.
To launch and celebrate this prestigious award Taste Causeway is running a six month programme of events, dining experiences, tours and special menus.
Taste Causeway is delivering Slow Food Causeway with funding from Tourism NI in partnership with Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council.
For more information go to tastecauseway.com/slow-food-causeway or follow the hashtags #SlowFoodCauseway and #TasteCauseway