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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, […]

Bristol Cookery school

New cookery class timetable published!

Papadeli cookery school timetable Apologies for the delay in getting this timetable together! We have been very busy teaching classes and feeding people for catering events. Our Autumn/Winter classes filled up very quickly and you have been asking us for the Spring / Summer ones.  Papa has worked hard on getting this new timetable ready […]

Cookery class in Bristol

A holiday in Puglia

Where to go in Puglia? We visited Puglia this Summer, having wanted to go for quite some time.  Situated at the heel of Italy, we knew it was an area rich in history and beautiful produce.  We flew from Gatwick to Bari, and started our adventure. If you’re thinking of visiting Puglia, this hopefully will […]

Papadeli Bristol sells Artemonte

Deli product of the month: Artemonte pates

Artemonte pates are new to the deli Artemonte began producing superb quality and delicious tasting meats and pates in 2005.  They took inspiration from the wonderful wild Sierra Morena mountains where they are based and started creating artisan product for the local market. Now available at a few British food stores and delis, we are […]