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Homemade lovingly prepared freezer food.

Homemade lovingly prepared freezer food.

Don’t feel like cooking again or you’re just not in the mood? Allow the Food Fairy to save you from cooking fatigue with their magical freezer food. The Food Fairy chefs cook from scratch just the way you would at home. There are no additives, preservatives,...

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Simple risotto with pea purée and basil pesto recipe.

Simple risotto with pea purée and basil pesto recipe.

A simple risotto with pea purée and basil pesto recipe using Alce Nero and Polli products.    Serves 4.  INGREDIENTS 300g Alce Nero organic arborio rice Vegetable broth made from vegetable stock 1 onion 400g fresh peas 4 basil leaves Extra virgin olive oil 60g...

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San Pellegrino and Malfy Gin cocktail recipes.

San Pellegrino and Malfy Gin cocktail recipes.

Be your own bartender during lockdown with these delicious Malfy Gin & San Pellegrino cocktails. CIAO MALFY SPRITZ Ingredients: 35ml Malfy Con Limone 50ml San Pellegrino Aranciata 50ml Prosecco  Blueberries, Lemon Wheel & Basil Sprig Method: Build ingredients...

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Italian chocolate biscotti recipe.

Italian chocolate biscotti recipe.

In celebration of #worldchocolateday, we bring you an Italian classic, the biscotti with chocolate. Biscotti was originally made as a ”long-shelf-life” food  – baked twice until dry containing no fats and was made for travelers. Over the years this snack has been turned into a delicious sweet treat perfect with a cup of Italian coffee. 

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How to make the perfect pizza at home.

How to make the perfect pizza at home.

We have the perfect pizza recipe tried and tested that you can make at home and we would love to share with you. While we are all spending more time at home there has never been a better time than now to master the art of making the perfect pizza. [video width="1848"...

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Meet the winners of our 2 Italian Deli Liberty Day hampers

Meet the winners of our 2 Italian Deli Liberty Day hampers

To celebrate Italy’s Festa della Liberazione day (April 25th) we decided to offer 2 hampers filled with the best Italian Deli Online has to offer. All anybody needed to do was to tell us how they’d fill a hamper worth R1000 with the things they love, but who they’d...

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YOUR HEALTH & SAFETY OUR #1 PRIORITY

YOUR HEALTH & SAFETY OUR #1 PRIORITY

Dear Customer, EVERYBODY’S HEALTH & SAFETY IS OUR NUMBER ONE PRIORITY As this message is being written, the country has seen its 700th case of Covid-19 and we all expect the crisis to spread. We want to assure you that health and safety protocols at Italian Deli...

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Why Italy defines our world coffee culture

Why Italy defines our world coffee culture

Italy’s reputation as the driver of world coffee culture has been well earned. After all, the world’s first coffee house opened in Venice during the 16th century. The Espresso machine was invented in Italy (Turin 1884) and the first Moka pot was developed in Italy, by...

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La Cusina Povera Simple Italian Cooking

La Cusina Povera Simple Italian Cooking

La Cusina Povera literally means “The Poor Kitchen”, but it really refers to the frugal genius of poor Italian cooks who made the most out of what they had during hard times. Over the past couple of decades, it’s become part of today’s mainstream cooking style. The...

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