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I was very excited to receive an email last week, inviting me to join a cookery lesson at the newly opened Cookery School at Alma Road’s Papadeli. My class was with Papa himself, who was to spend the evening teaching me and four others how to make a range of salads and casseroles… Read the rest of this entry »


It’s almost time for the next of Papadeli‘s regular themed dinners, this time a Southern Italian Feast which will be created by ex-Ocean Tapas head chef Stuart Seth from 7.30pm on Friday, May 20th… Read the rest of this entry »

Join Clifton’s Papadeli on one of the dates listed below for some great wine tasting sessions – or treat friends or family – they offer gift vouchers! All sessions begin at 7.30pm, with each month featuring a different theme… Read the rest of this entry »

Time for the next of Papadeli‘s regular themed feasts, with the deli hosting an evening celebrating the best of the spring’s ingredients on Friday, April 8th… Read the rest of this entry »

Alma Road’s Papadeli are now back in action with their foodie evenings! If you’re a fan of Spanish food and drink, book now for an evening of tapas on Friday, March 4th… Read the rest of this entry »

If my previous post suggesting restaurant vouchers as a gift for foodie friends didn’t appeal, then why not check out the range of hampers – both ready-made and tailor-made – available to purchase in Bristol?

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Only two weeks to go until Papadeli‘s next feast night, this time with an Italian theme. On the evening of Friday, November 12th, the Clifton deli will be opening its doors for a “fabulous journey around Italy”, with antipasti plus six courses costing only £40 per head. Read the rest of this entry »

It’s time this Friday (October 1st) for the next of Papadeli‘s regular Clifton-based supper clubs. Read the rest of this entry »

It’s only two weeks until Clifton’s Papadeli host their next evening tasting session – this time a celebration of Tuscan wines. Read the rest of this entry »

Despite the rain, last Sunday proved to be a popular day for this year’s Bristol Wine & Food Fair, with a huge number of people flocking to Bristol’s Harbourside to enjoy the end of a three day celebration of fine wine and good food.

In addition to a variety of local and national companies selling their wares (and offering the obligatory tastings…), the weekend featured an international dining area, Bristol’s Young Chef 2010 competition, live music, wine and food matching lectures and the latest installment of Bristol’s Secret Service Supper Club.

Unfortunately we didn’t manage to make it to any of the events in the lecture theatre, but we enjoyed a busy day of catching up with foodies we already knew, discovering suppliers and producers we’d never heard of, tasting lots of amazing foods and drinks, and (as our bank balances are showing…) leaving the Fair with bulging bags full of purchases.

Highlights for us included:

  • Some fantastic cocktails (blackcurrant vodka and apple juice, and cider brandy with apple juice) from The Orchard Pig
  • The BBQ poussin cooked up by Simon at Papadeli
  • A delicious lamb kofta salad box from the kofta bar run by The Real Olive Company
  • Tastings of a Smokey Margarita, created using Lahloo Smokey in conjunction with The Rummer
  • The discovery of some seriously good ice creams from Mendip Moments (our favourites were Strawberries and Clotted Cream, and Clotted Cream with Honeycomb)
  • And finally, a caffeine boost from Extract Coffee Roasters, without whom I doubt I’d have managed over four hours at the fair…

Many thanks to Bristol Event Management, the event supporters, and the exhibitors for a fantastic weekend…and roll on the next Harbourside food fest in a week’s time… 😉

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