It has to be said, the world loves a beer! It’s one of the most ancient beverages and the third most popular drink in the world, preceded by only water and tea. And the most popular beer in the world? Peroni Nastro Azzurro of course! Keep reading for our little history of the world’s favourite beer.
Christmas is coming, so we thought we’d help you get in the spirit with a list of festivities you can enjoy in Birmingham this December! From skating to shopping, it’s all part of the Christmas fun and not to be ignored (no scrooge’s please!)
Party season is creeping in and we couldn’t be happier about it! We love hosting your festive occasions and we have the perfect atmosphere and set-up for your gathering. Whether it’s a get-together with friends, family, or colleagues, you’ll have a wonderful time celebrating at Cucina Rustica.
The nights are drawing in, the Christmas lights will soon be up and before you know it, the Christmas festivities will be in full swing. We’ve already welcomed the festivities at Cucina Rustica! Our Christmas Menu is live on our website and will be available throughout December. But have you ever wondered what a traditional Christmas is like in Italy? Keep reading to find out!
Seafood Week aims to highlight the variety and quality of fish and shellfish on offer in the UK. Here at Cucina Rustica, we love cooking with fresh fish, sourced locally from Birmingham’s markets. This year, Seafood Week is on 5th- 12th October, and we welcome you to come and celebrate in our stylish Italian Restaurant.
Renowned for some of the best desserts, Italians know how to make a pudding! In Italy, ‘il dolce’ is not only a sweet way to end a lunch or dinner, it’s also the way many Italians start their day.
Sweet treats and desserts are a part of the history of Italian food. And even for the most disciplined traveller, it is hard to say no to all the delicious temptations that await once in Italy. You will find that every bar, café or patisserie will offer an endless display of cookies, chocolates or some other sweet enticement. Italian desserts range in flavour from slightly bitter to sweet – usually not overwhelmingly sweet, and they are often best served with wine.
Here at Cucina Rustica, located just off the leafy St Pauls Square in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter, our Dolci menu offers an array of delicious traditional Italian sweet treats. We obviously love all of them but here are a few of our favourites…
We serve up great modern Italian food, but we’re all about the cocktails, too! Enjoyed out on our terrace on a sunny day against the beautiful backdrop of St Paul’s Church in the Jewellery Quarter, or in our stylish restaurant, you’ll love these fine Italian cocktails at Cucina Rustica.