Tipico was set up in Edinburgh in 2017 by Michele Russo. Since 1970 Russo Family back in Sicily has created pastries of excellence all inspired by the traditional Sicilian Italian confectionery based on nuts, such as nougat and sugar candies. Now Michele and his fiancée Gabriella, continue to tell passionate tales in their adopted home of Edinburgh: the passion for an ancient profession, the love for the native land, the appreciation of the fruit of the land.
Tipico imports the very best raw materials direct from Sicily to produce the finest handmade confectionery. Nougat , brittles and caramelised nuts are produced by the same method for generations.
The majority of their products are GLUTEN FREE and VEGAN. At Tipico you can find different type of brittles (sesame seeds, blanched almonds, peanuts, pistachios, coconut, chickpeas), caramelised nuts (almonds, peanuts, hazelnuts), salty nuts (smoked almonds or pistachios, sweet salty spicy nuts) and different type of nougat.
They supply few restaurants, café and wine bars, doing pop up at the Leith Walk Police Box in Edinburgh and trading at markets. Now they also offer mail order sending orders off all around the UK.