While we’ll always stick to our authentic Italian roots, we love to keep things fresh here at Cucina Rustica in St Paul’s Square, Birmingham. And since it’s (technically) Spring, we thought it was the perfect time to freshen up our website and digital presence with a fresher, more modern feel.
International Women’s Day, or La Festa Della Donna, is a popular holiday in Italy and is celebrated each year on 8th March. It’s a day that is internationally recognised for the contribution and celebration of women’s economic, political and social achievements.
Whether you’re rushed off your feet with work and your own children, or you have the extra bit of time to spare for the greatest love of your life, your Mum, we’ve put together a handy little guide to impressing your Mum on Mother’s Day. If you live or workin the Jewellery Quarter or if it’s a special place for your mum, this guide is ideal as it all revolves around Birmingham’s picturesque Jewellery Quarter.
There’s so much room for mushrooms in 2018! From mushroom infused coffee and cocoa to matcha tea blends, these trendy fungi are set to crop up in other unexpected places this year.
“Food is symbolic of love when words are inadequate.” – Alan D. Wolfelt. And nothing says ‘I love you’ like fine Italian dining at Cucina Rustica on Valentine’s Day. We like to think that we Italians know a thing or two about both food and love, so you won’t go wrong with a Valentine’s meal at Cucina. We have the perfect atmosphere and a sensational 5 course Valentine’s Menu for you to indulgein this February 14th – it’s a recipe for romance!
Whether you’re a hopeless romantic or not, it’s always nice to use Valentine’s Day as an excuse to celebrate your love again, or simply to treat yourself and your loved one to something extra fancy. And if you’re looking to do somethinga little more than just a meal out, we’ve got a sweet little itinerary on how to spend the perfect Valentine’s Day loved up in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter for you.
It’s THAT time of the year. The buzz and glamour of Christmas and New Year have passed, and the festive decorations have been put away for another year. It’s easy to feel a little bare and lacklustre in January. But we’re here to remind you of the simple things that can bring back your sparkle – FOOD. And there is nothing quite like good, hearty Italian food to fillthat emptiness and keep those January blues at bay.
Christmas is just around the corner and the work Christmas parties are in full swing. If you’re the designated party planner for this year, you’ve probably already found yourself faced with several issues; from dress code to bookings and deposits, there’s a lot to think...
Much like in England, Christmas for Italians is based around spending time with family and friends and indulging in delicious, hearty food. Christmas festivities officially start for most Italians on the 8th December when decorations go up in the streets and around the homes.
Everyone loves Italian food, whether it’s a delicious bowl of warm hearty pasta or a comforting cheesy pizza. Italians also give us another reason to love their cuisine, their desserts!
Most people know and love the famous Italian coffee based dessert, tiramisu. So we wanted to...