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, 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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Panettone is too good to waste

29 December, 2016

We all enjoy panettone at Christmas time but usually we end up with leftovers that we don’t know what to do with. Panettone is far too good to throw out so we decided to use the excess to make these delicious Bellini desserts which are surprisingly simple to prepare but look incredibly stylish and will […]

A Very Italian Christmas

20 December, 2016

When it comes to Christmas, Italians do things the traditional way.  The very essence of the season is family, love, and food (and a love of food!).  There’s also a great respect for festive customs dating back many years which are shared from generation to generation. The Italian Christmas season generally lasts 3 weeks and begins on 17th December when […]

Lunch break Italian style!

7 December, 2016

We have a fantastic job visiting our Italian amici and enjoying a taste of the lifestyle and culture, not to mention the delicious food. This week Danilo, one of our lovely amici who makes some of our wonderful Italian biscuits, very kindly sent us some fresh pasta and a delicious vegetable sauce for us to […]