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Kakes and Kitchen

Maria's is a delightful family business located in Edinburgh. With two stores to choose from, Maria's offers an authentic taste of Italy through their homemade food, pastries, and made-to-order cakes. The owners, Hadas and Rocco, are a married couple who share a passion for creating delicious Italian cuisine and bringing it to the people of Edinburgh, a city they both fell in love with. From savory pasta dishes to sweet treats, Maria's has something for everyone!


Hadas is a skilled and talented baker who trained as a pastry chef in Milan. With five years of professional cookery school under her belt, Hadas has honed her craft and expertise in creating delectable cakes that are a treat for both the eyes and the taste buds. Whether you're looking to order a bespoke cake for a special occasion or simply want to indulge in a sweet treat from her shop, Maria's Kakes on Leith Walk, Hadas is the perfect person to turn to for all your baking needs.


Rocco is a talented chef who has made a name for himself through his passion for cooking. Rocco's culinary journey began in Milan, where he studied at a professional cookery school for five years. His dedication and hard work paid off, as he was recognised as the UK's best pasta chef several years in a row! Today, Rocco brings his expertise and creativity to Maria's Kitchen on London Road, where he serves up some of the most amazing Italian food you'll ever taste. Whether you're looking to order delicious food for events  or stop by his shop, Maria's Kitchen on London Road, to take some amazing food, Rocco is always ready to impress!

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