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A Summer party in Bristol

What works catering-wise at a Summer party? When organsing a party, whether a big birthday,  wedding reception or any celebration, it’s not always easy to choose the right food.  This really depends on the type of party. Photos are thank you to http://www.cocomoonphotography.co.uk   It’s worth considering the following… Are you wanting a sit down meal? […]

The deli team visit Trethowan’s Dairy

We went to see how Caerphilly cheese is made We have stocked Caerphilly made by Trethowan’s Dairy for a long while now and absolutely love its tangy freshness.  As it is made so near to us we thought it would be great to go and see how it is actually made. Tia, Mesalina, Jo and […]

4kg chocolate Easter egg

Giant Easter egg for Jessie May charity!

We raised £315 for the Jessie May Trust! We are so please that we raised a great amount for the brilliant charity.Thank you so much to all our customers who bought a ticket to support. We’re raffling a giant Easter egg! Easter is a great time in the deli for a host of beautiful and […]

Cakes hand made

A divine cake counter!

Papadeli cake counter The deli is always full to the brim with delightful and delicious foods from local producers and further afield, across Europe.  We absolutely love sourcing beautiful foods for our customers to enjoy. The deli counter has a superb range of dishes for eating on the spot or takeaway for lunch, supper or […]

Cheese towers

Cheese as an alternative to cake? Not everybody likes cake and many of us are trying to cut down on sweet things.  It’s great to have an alternative to the usual cake at an event or wedding and we think cheese is perfect for this. You can choose your own favourites, or ask Jo, our […]

Cheese, panettone, chocolates - a film

A little film to show you around the deli

Papadeli looks so lovely at Christmas It is the most wonderful time of the year in the deli and seeing really is believing.  We thought it would be nice to show you round inside the shop and all the delicious fine foods that we have on display.   Tia, who works in the deli made […]

cheesemonger choices

Cheese for Christmas

Artisan cheesemongers are a world away from mass produced Visit our cheese counter to see the superb selection our deli manager and cheesemonger, Jo has selected for Christmas.  Jo trained at Neal’s Yard Dairy in London and knows all there is to know about looking after cheese to ensure it is at its very best […]

Clementines for Christmas

Clementines are in!

Clementines make Christmas for us…. These little beauties come from Spain and are super sweet, tangy and juicy, just as the best clementines should be.  They come in this cute wooden crates, so not plastic or useless packaging.  We re-use them for packaging gifts for friends and family and often visit them months later to […]

Bristol delicatessen

It’s Halloween in the deli!

Happy Halloween from all of us in the deli! Here are the deli team getting into Halloween! Jo, Tia, Eva and Mesi look pretty wonderful we think! Make sure you pop in to sample some of out scary, bleeding cheesecake (it really is super delicious) and say hi to this little lot!

apple chutney recipe

Use up those windfall apples and make chutney!

Spiced apple chutney recipe We’re seriously thinking of changing our name to Appledeli at the moment, we have so many apples falling from our tree. Having made so many crumbles, pies and purees and filled the freezer with stewed apples, we felt it was time to use up the next fall by making something savoury. […]