FIVE REASONS WHY ITALIAN FOOD IS SO GOOD FOR YOU

Just last month, Italy was rated the healthiest country in the world and we’re not surprised why! Italy may be the country of pizza and pasta but combined with healthy fats, fresh produce and wholegrain food, the obesity rates are some of the lowest in the world. Take a look at why Italy ranks so [...]

2017-07-21T11:17:47+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Information|

PAY FOR YOUR DESSERT BY PICTURE THROUGHOUT JULY

Are you an avid photographer when it comes to food arriving at your table? Do you like to snap and upload your photos to give your social followers endless amounts of food envy? Well, throughout July, we'll be encouraging you to do just that. For one month only, our guests will receive the opportunity to take a [...]

2017-07-07T13:52:23+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Information|

HOW TO IMPRESS A CLIENT OVER LUNCH

So you’ve got a big meeting coming up with a prospective client and you want to discuss some important details about the pending project over lunch. Of course, it’s vital that you make a good impression, and that means getting every detail right. Whether you’re researching the right restaurant, perfecting your table manners or choosing the [...]

2017-06-11T13:50:27+00:00 June 11th, 2017|Information|

TWEET FOR A SEAT THIS WEEK AT CUCINA RUSTICA

For one week only, we're offering up the chance for members of the general public to win a table for two and sample our food and wine pairing menu. When? The competition, which will run on our Twitter channel from Monday 22nd May to Friday 26th May, will invite followers explain why they would like to win [...]

2017-05-22T08:28:24+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Information|

A GUIDE TO ITALIAN COFFEE

When it comes to coffee, we think it’s fair to say that Italian’s know a thing or two about it, but you certainly don’t have to be Italian to appreciate a good cup of coffee. Whether you prefer a strong shot, or a milky alternative – there’s always something to suit your taste. We’ve included [...]

2017-05-18T14:08:29+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Information|

AN EVENING WITH CUCINA RUSTICA #TASTEOFSPRING

In April we hosted our first ever masterclass as a way of trialing our spring menu, and collaborating with local bloggers that would help us to create the perfect wine and food pairing evening for you and your family and friends to enjoy. With the help of our friends Columbier Wines, we successfully hosted nine [...]

2017-05-03T09:08:47+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Information|

TOP 5 TIPS WHEN CHOOSING WHERE TO GO FOR DINNER

We understand that when it comes to choosing the perfect venue for date night, a family meal, or a friends surprise dinner – there are many factors which will help you to decide where you want to spend your evening. We’ve gathered our top 5 tips, which we hope will help you when it comes [...]

2017-04-24T13:38:32+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Information|

LIGHTER BITES FOR SPRING NIGHTS

As spring sets in, the nights begin to get lighter and days get warmer, it’s only natural that we want to eat dishes which are a little less heavy than what we may have been eating during the winter months. We no longer crave hearty meat stews, but instead we desire lighter bites, with a glass [...]

2017-04-07T10:50:10+00:00 April 7th, 2017|Information|

TOP TIPS FOR CREATING THE PERFECT CHEESECAKE

At Cucina Rustica, we’re hot on dessert and want to ensure that it tastes great for our customer every single time. For that reason, we’ve collated our top tips to creating the perfect cheesecake when baking at home. Good things take time First and foremost, it’s important to take time over each and every step [...]

2017-03-17T11:21:24+00:00 March 17th, 2017|Information|

DECORATING YOUR TABLE FOR AN ITALIAN FEAST

Hosting a dinner party this weekend, but unsure of how to decorate the table for a traditional Italian feast? Fear not, we’ve got you covered. When it comes to table décor, the Italians are renowned for their beauty and style, and so we’ve pulled together some of our top tips to ensure you impress your [...]

2017-02-24T15:27:14+00:00 February 24th, 2017|Information|