What a wonderful job we have, exploring authentic Italy, discovering the best in Italian bakery to bring home to you! We've made some great friends with generations of local Italian bakers who share with us a passion for traditional methods and quality ingredients.

At Arden & Amici, we've developed a fantastic Italian bakery range capturing the love and devotion Italians have for their food, family and friends. What a fun way to do business: good conversation with great friends over some of the finest food and wine Italy has to offer! Together we love what we do, we think you will love it too!

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Arden and Amore

5 February, 2016

Today young Italian couples show their eternal love all year round by attaching a padlock to railings and bridges in the name of a lover – and throwing away the key. They are called Lucchetti dell’Amore or Locks of Love, and you can find them glistening in the bright Italian sunshine almost everywhere you look […]

Five things to do with leftover Panettone

5 January, 2016

We all love a sweet Panettone. In the beginning, we ate from it hungrily, sliced and dipped in our milky mid-morning coffee or toasted and buttered for breakfast. We snacked on it night and day. But there is still a little more to go. So what to do? We thought we’d bring you five amazing […]

Christmas food all wrapped up – Arden & Amici style

3 December, 2015

Exactly how do Italians like to give and wrap presents at Christmas? Is it all holly and ivy – or is there a more flamboyant etiquette at play? For Italians the ultimate present is gourmet food or drink. And preferably classic Italian – and why shouldn’t they? Remember this is the nation that gave us […]