Farrotto with Porcini

We are writing this post while beautiful February snow piles up on our warehouse windowsill. Just like risotto, farrotto is a perfect wintertime dish. But farrotto’s flavor profile is a whole ‘nother ballgame. Farrotto is more rustic, it is rich with nutty flavor. This dish tastes of whole grain goodness. Serves 4-5 people

Risotto ai Funghi Porcini

This is our Gustiamo family recipe for Risotto ai Funghi Porcini. It was even featured in the New York Times! (Serves 4)

Dry Porcini Mushrooms Certified (IGP) from Borgotaro & Risotto

How does it feel to be selected as one of only 30 Best Family Recipes by the NYTimes? It feels wonderful, like winning the Oscars. The recipe is Risotto ai Funghi Porcini and, even if it is not in your family, let us assure you, it is the easiest and most delicious… click here to read…

Risotto ai Funghi Porcini in the NYTimes

How does it feel to be selected as one among only 50 Best Family recipes by the NYTimes? It feels wonderful, like we won the Oscars. The recipe is Risotto ai Funghi Porcini and, even if it is not in your family, let me assure you, it is the easiest and most delicious. As the NYTimes…

Acquerello – Not Just Rice – Wine Spectator

In the April issue of Wine Spectator, Owen Dugan writes about Acquerello Rice and starts his article with: REPEAT AFTER ME: RISOTTO IS EASIER THAN YOU THINK. REALLY. Really!!!  I am the proof of it. Last night, I didn’t know what to cook and had very little in the house. There were some chopped onions…

Porcini Mushrooms – The real ones, certified Italian!!!

I always loved Porcini mushrooms, but I stopped cooking with them when I learned that most Porcini mushrooms sold in food stores and supermarkets come from (mainly) China or other countries like Romania, Turkey or Poland. Of all the porcini sold, I’m told, optimistically, only 2% are Italian. Not any more! Our Porcini Mushrooms just…