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Posh Picnics – Summer is coming!

Posh Picnics Winter is now firmly behind us. Open the windows, turn the central heating off and dig out your favourite flip flops. The long summer days play host to many wonderful music festivals, sporting events and fun filled occasions with family or friends. This can only mean one thing – the picnic season is […]

Summer-Large

Celebration of Summer Tasting Event

Gastro Nick’s Celebration of Summer Join us on Saturday 24 June, 9.30am till 5pm at the launch of our ‘new look’ Deli & sample a vast array of new products sourced directly from Sicily, Italy, Greece and the UK. Olives, Sicilian salami & pecorino, Italian sliced meats & salami, Antipasto, Ice-cream, Cheese, Chutneys, Breads & […]

Nicoise Pasta Salad

Nicoise Pasta Salad A beautifully tasty and quick summer salad made with the most amazing tinned tuna in the world (probably)! 300g Fine green beans 350g Rigati pasta or similar 3 tbspn olive oil (drained from tin of tuna) 2 fat garlic cloves, chopped 80g jar of Vicente Marino anchovies, drained and chopped 400g cherry […]

South Hill Park

You tasted the difference!

Deli vs Supermarket We are delighted that our tasting event last weekend was so well attended by our loyal customers. And aren’t you a clever bunch!  We feel like proud parents. As far as we are concerned, you got all the questions correct! You were asked to taste the difference between our GN tuna, olive […]

Baked Sea Bass with Lemon Caper Dressing

Baked Sea Bass with Lemon Caper Dressing This elegant, gluten-free main is special enough for a dinner party, yet simple and quick to make for no fuss entertaining   4 x 100g/4oz sea bass fillets (hake, sea bream and brill also work well) Extra virgin olive oil for brushing                                      For Caper Dressing 3 tbsp extra virgin olive […]

Compare & Contrast Event

 Deli vs Supermarkets          Who wins, you decide! This Saturday 11 a.m to 4 p.m Drop into the Deli to ‘taste the difference’ between some of the Gastro Nick’s products and their supermarket equivalents. Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Aged Balsamic Vinegar, Panettone, Mature Cheddar, Tuna, Basil Pesto and more… See for your yourself and let […]

Pesto recipe

Authentic Italian Pesto

Why not try out our authentic Italian Pesto recipe to give you a quick and easy traditional Italian Pasta dish. Top Tip: when chopping your basil leaves, ensure that they are completely covered with olive oil. This will protect them from oxidation and give you a vibrant bright green pesto. Ingredients: 80g basil leaves, 40g […]