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|

GET ROMANTIC WITH CUCINA RUSTICA THIS VALENTINE’S DAY

Looking for somewhere to treat your loved one this Valentine’s Day? Look no further, Cucina Rustica has it all and with a 5-course set menu (yes, you read that correctly) you’ll be spoiled for choice! This February, we’ve combined some of our all-time favourites and placed them in one set menu, so it makes choosing [...]

2017-02-09T15:02:29+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Information|

BRING A TASTE OF CUCINA RUSTICA HOME WITH YOU

Ever wondered what makes our Fagottini al Cinghiale so popular? We spoke with our head chef to discover his method to preparing and serving our delicious pasta sauce favourite, which will make the perfect accompaniment to your ravioli. If you’re looking for the ‘wow’ factor, then look no further, this sauce has it all. It’s rich, [...]

2017-02-08T11:14:06+00:00 February 8th, 2017|Information|

2017 – THE YEAR OF THE AUBERGINE

Wave goodbye to the avocado and say hello to the aubergine! 2016 saw a surge in the number of people all across the world going nuts for the funny-shaped fruit. For the Italian chef the aubergine has been on their radar for a lot longer. Typically known as the Italian eggplant or Melanzana, the fruit [...]

2017-02-01T22:21:01+00:00 January 17th, 2017|Information|