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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Benvenuto to Canestrelli!

19 August, 2014

Bringing the authentic tastes of Italy to our table is what Arden & Amici strives to achieve every single day. So it is with great pleasure that we announce a new tiny string to our bow – the delightful, melt-in-the-mouth Canestrelli. And you can find them in Tesco now! This individually-wrapped, delicate shortbread biscuit shaped […]


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In our cups

18 August, 2014

Some prefer to sip their espressos in the morning from a tiny thimble, others enjoy a mid-afternoon boost from a luxury latte in what looks like a pint pot. But have you ever had a coffee cup pudding we ask? Tiramisu is an Italian classic, some might argue, rather overdone in mid-range restaurants. But we […]


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English strawberries and cream – with a Tuscan crunch

14 July, 2014

A bowl of fresh strawberries and cream is one of England’s best-loved summer treats. But by heck, if you want to add some sexy Italian cottura to these traditional ingredients, don’t just save the Amaretti biscuits for the coffee! These crunchy mouthfuls of almond joy can turn a simple fruit pudd into something much more […]