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Mary Contini's Cheese on Roast
Mary Contini puts a creative twist on the classic cheese on toast
Posted September 18, 2019 by Cheese
Mary Contini's granita di caffe, and home-made lemonade
Is there a better thing on a hot summers day than sipping an ice-cold coffee or glass of lemonade?
Posted September 17, 2019 by Cheese
The formation of Valvona & Crolla
Have you ever wondered how Valvona & Crolla formed? This extract from Mary Contini's book, 'Dear Olivia', tells the story for the merging of two family businesses 85 years ago.
Posted September 12, 2019 by Cheese
Mary Contini's Pizza Farcita
What is your favourite picnic snack? For Mary Contini, is has to be homemade pizza...
Posted September 11, 2019 by Cheese
Mary Contini's Fish Soup
Mary Contini reveals the secret to her Nonna Annunziat's zuppa di pesce - fish soup.
Posted August 31, 2019 by Cheese
Dear Alfonso extract
Read the first extract of Mary Contini's book Dear Alfonso. Heart-warming, moving and filled with laughter and love, Dear Alfonso is a wonderful celebration of food, family and friendship; a testament to Carlo Contini, who was the face of the shop in 19 Elm Row for so many years.
Posted August 27, 2019 by Cheese
Mary Contini's roasted fish
The weather may not match that of the Amalfi coast, however, with this roasted fish recipe you can eat like you are there
Posted July 22, 2019 by Cheese
5* Reviews
We are so proud to receive some high praise from our valued customers lately that we just can't help but share our favourites!
Posted July 20, 2019 by Cheese
Top Edinburgh restaurants and wine bars
We are thrilled to announce that in his debut article for Decanter Magazine, Peter Ranscombe (Thank you!!) has named Valvona & Crolla as one of his wine highlights of Edinburgh!
Posted July 02, 2019 by Cheese
Mary Contini's tasty fish cakes
Have you ever wondered how to make fish cakes? Mary Contini explains how...
Posted June 19, 2019 by Cheese
'A home away from home' – why Italian delis continue to thrive in Britain
'A home away from home' – why Italian delis continue to thrive in Britain
Posted June 01, 2019 by Cheese
Mary Contini's sardines on toast
Mary Contini reveals how to make Sardines on toast with salsa
Posted May 25, 2019 by Cheese
We're hiring!
V&C is Recruiting Join our team of enthusiastic and professional staff. Variety of positions available as we recruit for summer and beyond.
Posted May 18, 2019 by Cheese
Mary Contini's Asparagus and pea risotto with smoked mozzarella
Mary Conitini guides us through the process of how to make asparagus and pea risotto with smoked mozzarella
Posted May 09, 2019 by Cheese
Mary Contini's Spaghettini with Scottish crab and cherry tomatoes
Mary Contini teaches us how to prepare spaghettini with Scottish crab and cherry tomatoes.
Posted May 07, 2019 by Cheese