Mar 30 2017
The Colomba di Pasqua (Easter Dove) is a sister cake of the Panettone and Pandoro and is served over the Easter period. Shaped like a dove to symbolise peace and the holy spirit the cake is quintessential to an Italian Easter.
Mar 10 2017
As Mother’s Day fast approaches, we want to say a big thank you to all the mothers out there. We asked some of our staff members what were the first things they miss after leaving home in Italy? Here’s some of what they’ve shared:
Dec 15 2016
Christmas wouldn’t be complete without an array of seasonal treats, so why not celebrate Christmas the Italian way this year with our traditional festive bakes including panettone and pandoro, confectionery and wines, positively bursting with warm, festive flavours.
Dec 05 2016
With Christmas drawing ever closer, it can be easy to become stressed due to Christmas gift buying. Here at Valentina, we have taken it upon ourselves to make Christmas shopping an enjoyable and easy process by creating a Christmas Gift Guide for Italian food lovers, packed full with inspiration for your Christmas shopping journey.
Nov 04 2016
Panettone – a traditional kind of sweet Italian bread positively bursting with vanilla, citrus and fruit – isn't 'just' a Christmas classic, but a delicious fruity bread/cake to be enjoyed at any time of year. At VALENTINA, besides the traditional variety of panettone, you can also discover new exquisite flavours, including chocolate, mixed fruits, as well as some artisan kinds of panettone which has specific fruit flavours, such as pears, figs and oranges, so you can enjoy our panettone with your favourite fruit.