Author Archives: Ibti

About Ibti

Just your friendly neighborhood food educator.... (http://abikeablefeast.blogspot.com)

June 9: DC School Garden Bike Tour!

On Sunday, June 9th, Slow Food DC is helping to organize a bike tour of school gardens around the District. The tour is made possible by our friends at BicycleSpace and the garden managers who are graciously opening their gardens … Continue reading

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A pickling and fermenting extravaganza at Rooting DC!

Check out this beautiful, just-made kimchi made by my fellow Slow Food board member and Rooting DC pickling workshop attendee, Shelu: Tell me you wouldn’t put that up on your shelf to impress your friends. (Actually, if you really want … Continue reading

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2nd Annual Snail Awards Celebration a Delicious Success

Marathon-related traffic and imminent hurricane and unreliable public transportation notwithstanding, DC-area food lovers came together last Sunday to enjoy — and celebrate! — some of the best food and drink our region has to offer. What better way to honor … Continue reading

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Healthy fats and Slow Food principles

Many thanks to Ms. Sally Fallon Morell for her thoughtful talk this past weekend, and for joining SFDC members and neighbors for the potluck that followed. It was a lovely and informative way to spend a Sunday afternoon. And I … Continue reading

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Sally Fallon comes to DC on Sept 30!

The way our ancestors ate was not only delicious, but conferred excellent health, generation after generation.  Find out the key principles of healthy traditional diets and how to incorporate them into your daily life. The free talk will be given … Continue reading

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Contest: what are you doing with your summer bounty?

Calling all local foodies, One of DC’s coolest farmers’ markets wants to hear what you’re doing with late summer’s bounty — the dishes you’re making with market ingredients — and they’ve got a prize to say thanks for sharing your … Continue reading

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How tasty is YOUR tomato?

This past Saturday, I joined a panel of esteemed judges to taste some of the District’s most delicious homegrown tomatoes. The Tastiest Tomato Contest — the first event leading up to the third annual DC State Fair — took place … Continue reading

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Don’t just scream for icecream: make it!

I first heard the word Presidium during my time at Slow Food International’s Terra Madre conference in 2010. I recall sampling Presidio goat cheese and brought my dad back some Presidio olives from the Salone del Gusto (which translates roughly … Continue reading

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Apparently LOTS of folks around here want to learn how sausage is made…

What’s that line about nobody wanting to see how laws or sausage get made? I beg to differ. Washingtonians are clearly excited to learn how to make their own sausages, as evidenced by the rapid selling out of spots for … Continue reading

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“I like cous cous, I like cilantro!” — Inspired food education in Southeast DC

Last weekend marked the annual Slow Food DC community potluck. In addition to the usual array of friendly people and delicious food which I’ve come to expect at these sorts of things, I had the pleasure of meeting a number … Continue reading

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