Papadeli Recipes

Recipes from Papa – Click on the picture or link. Enjoy!

Papadeli chefs create delicious meals for takeaway in the deli, in the cafe and at catering events and we often get asked how they’re made.  We will be posting recipes on the website as often as possible.  For more information about our foodie events, cookery classes and recipes, please subscribe (box on the right) so that we can put you on our mailing list.  We don’t send mailings out very often and never share your details with third parties.

Our recipes will be for tapas, canapes ideas, main courses (stews, casseroles, fish cakes etc), our deliciously original salads and cakes that are served at parties and are available also at the deli counter in Alma Road.

Our cakes are also available at our other cafe at the Royal Academy of the arts, Queen’s Road, Clifton. Also know as the RWA.

Please contact us if you’d like to know more about our catering or cookery classes on 0117 973 6569 or email

Cookery class timetable click here

Catering menus click here




Pastries & cakes

Chocolate and fig tart recipe

Dark chocolate, blackberry and fig tart


Papadeli Bristol elderflower fritters

Elderflower fritters

Wedding cakes are delicious

Passion cake

recipe for victoria sponge

Victoria Sponge recipe







Chocolate Brownies   

Raspberry oaty nutty bars

Coffee, walnut and hazelnut cake      

Welsh cake recipe

Portuguese custard tarts    

The best flapjacks made with butter!

Papadeli macarons recipe

Glossy macarons

papadeli recipes for cake

Orange and cinnamon cake


A favourite from our Ligurian Cookery Class

Ligurian Olive Oil Cake

Blood orange and campari cake

Apple and cinnamon cake

Lime and ginger cream 



Starters / light meals/tapas

Judion butterbean salad recipe

Beetroot, spinach and goat’s cheese with red onion, walnuts & toasted seeds.

Escalivada – smoky grilled vegetables

Smokey aubergine dip – great with roast meats too

Salt cod fish cakes

Goat’s cheese & ratatouille tartlets

Tortilla Espanola


Dinner party recipes by Papadeli

Peppers Piedmontese

Spinach and ricotta ravioli


Mains and meats

lamb and pomegranate

Slow roast lamb


mouthwatering catering

Saffron chicken with pine nuts and fennel

Other things like sauces

Homemade tomato ketchup

Smokey aubergine dip

Autumn spiced apple chutney