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Papadeli bristol deli goes to Greece

A holiday in Lefkada and Ithaka.

Food, wine, beaches and baklava. Always a little concerned about choosing the wrong island, we put off going back to Greece for a long time.  We’d been to Santorini some ten years ago, and it was just as the images depict, all blue and white houses on a steep hill looking over the sea and […]

Papadeli Bristol catering

Summer tastings in the deli!

Taste artisan products from the deli At Papadeli, we know that sometimes it’s a bit overwhelming (in a delightfully positive way!) to walk in and see shelf upon shelf of foods.  You may not be familiar with all the makers and produce, and it’s a bit of a risk buying something if you haven’t tasted […]

Papadeli in Clifton Bristol

Vote for us!

The Observer Food Monthly Awards 2017 It’s that time of year again and we’re hoping that our customers will be kind enough to spend a moment voting for Papadeli as best independent retailer.  We have been runner up recently and would absolutely love to win this great award. Vote here We’ve been a deli since […]

New Spring and Summer canapés!

New Spring and Summer canapés!

Seasonal canapés for any type of event We’ve been creating and tasting new canapé ideas to make sure all that we make is as original, seasonal and delicious as possible.  It’s always wonderful to take our canapés to an event or wedding and hear the Oohs and Aahs that ensue.  So many people we meet […]

Escalivada recipe – smoky grilled vegetables

Escalivada recipe – smoky grilled vegetables

Rustic & simple Escalivada Fancy a nice easy vegetable dish that’s a change from the usual? Try this delicious smoky vegetable dish from Catalonia. The perfect side dish with a piece of grilled fish, add salt cod or serve with other tapas dishes. It’s beautiful to look at and full of nutrition as the vegetables […]

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Easter egg raffle for Jessie May

Win a giant Easter egg in the deli this Easter! Every year, we raffle a giant Easter egg for charity. The 5kg egg comes from Italy and is fabulously flamboyant in its shiny foil wrapper! This year our chosen charity is the Jessie May Trust, a Bristol charity that provides nursing care for terminally ill […]

Papa & family go to Vietnam and Cambodia

An adventure to Vietnam and Cambodia I have always wanted to visit Angkor Watt. And the Valley of the Kings. We spent a week for my 40th birthday in Luxor and spent our time visiting tombs and soaking in the wonderful sunshine and light of the Nile. This year, we decided it was time to […]

Deli cheese in Bristol

Christmas cheese!

Ideas for your Christmas cheeseboard. One of the most wonderful traditions at this tme of year is the Christmas cheeseboard.  An excuse to really delve into the world of cheese and take your time about it.  The rest of the year doesn’t really give enough time to cheese in our opinion.  So take it slow and […]

Recipe for lime and ginger cream

Lime and ginger cream dessert recipe

We love something sweet, and this pudding is a sort of slightly fluffy posset, with lots of zing from the lime and ginger.  Just delicious and so easy and quick to make.  It needs two hours to chill. Lime and ginger cream For the base 200g amaretti / ginger biscuits crushed 100g butter liqueur such […]

Cookery class from the middle east

Smokey aubergine dip recipe

A delicious dip with drinks or a wonderful side with roasted meats When you just want something light to serve as a starter or to guests at a drink party, or if you want a lovely, different side to go with your favourite roasted meats, this smokey aubergine dip is perfect. SO easy to make, […]