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Our Award Winning Caffè Bar
We celebrate our kitchen team that run the Caffè Bar and make us all so proud.
Posted April 01, 2024
Philip Contini RWHA President
We are delighted to announce that our Chairman, Cav. Philip Contini was elected National President of the Royal Warrant Holders Association for 2024-25 on 21st March 2024.
Posted March 27, 2024
Salad Days
Mary's recipe for a bright Spring salad
Posted March 27, 2024
Posted March 07, 2024
Dear Mamma, How do I cook carciofi like you?
Mary teaches Olivia how to cook her favourite artichokes from scratch.
Posted February 19, 2024
Celebrating 27 years of the Caffè Bar
Celebrating 27 years of the Caffè Bar
Posted February 07, 2024
Oranges and Lemons...
Mary Contini's Orange and Lemon Salad
Posted January 25, 2023
V&C Secrets from an Italian Table - Friarielli
Do you want to know what this motley crew were up to? Up to no good springs to mind!
Posted January 11, 2023
Mary Contini's Bitter Salad with Puntarelle
Using bitter leaves gives a more robust salad, so it needs a robust dressing to go with it...
Posted November 17, 2021
Asparagus and Guanciale Carbonara
Weekend dinner plans are sorted with this recipe for Scottish Asparagus and Guanciale Carbonara from Mary Contini. Asparagus freshly arrived in store or order online for delivery early next week.
Posted April 17, 2021
Salt Cod Baccalà
Learn how to cook salt cod Baccalà
Posted November 25, 2020
Cotechino, Lenticchie and Mostarda di Frutta
Learn how to cook this traditional Italian winter dish.
Posted November 05, 2020
Le Dolcezze di Nanni
The best Panforte and Amaretti we've tasted, from another small, family-run supplier in Italy.
Posted November 03, 2020
Gorgonzola DOP Dolce
Why this world class cheese will always be our most highly recommended, plus a recipe from Mary Contini.
Posted November 03, 2020
V&C Natural Italian Honey from Gualdani
Our full range of diverse Honey from family run Gualdani beekeepers in Italy just in.
Posted November 03, 2020