Pasta con la Bottarga

Before you start to tell us that you don’t like fishy flavors, hear us out. We have served this dish to people who didn’t even realize they were eating fish. This pasta dish is a true marriage of Mediterranean flavors and it’s the bottarga that brings them all together, with its umami flavor. So umami….

Bottarga is Having a Moment

Have you ever searched #bottarga on Instagram? We highly recommend that you do. The results are numerous and ridiculously mouthwatering. Not to mention inspirational. You can use Bottarga in so many ways. No recipes needed. Here are some of our favorites: basic fennel salad, risotto, last minute egg style, pizza, keeping it simple, with artichokes….

Bottarga is Having a Moment

Have you ever searched #bottarga on Instagram? We highly recommend that you do. The results are numerous and ridiculously mouthwatering. Not to mention inspirational. You can use Bottarga in so many ways. No recipes needed. Here are some of our favorites: basic fennel salad, risotto, last minute egg style, pizza, keeping it simple, with artichokes….

Gustiamo’s Spaghetti con Bottarga in Guida Garrubbo

We are honored to have the privilege of calling Ed Garrubbo one of our friends. The Garrubbo Guide is a mouthwatering recipe catalogue of pasta. The latest to be featured among the delectable pasta dishes is the Gustiamo classic: Spaghetti con Bottarga. It was a big hit over at Garrubbo: “Just last weekend, I got by…

Mullet Bottarga. Ours is brown and smells fishy. And we are proud of it!

This is our Mullet Bottarga. Doesn’t it look ugly? It does. Very ugly. In fact, this is one of the most difficult products to photograph. However, it’s very delicious! We are convinced we represent the best and most honest food artisans/producers. And we keep asking them questions. I had a very interesting conversation with Mario…

Bottarga in the LA Times

Unlike the cronut, the latest food trend is old. Very old. In fact, Italian fisherman have been making it for generations. We have always known bottarga to be one of the best ways to add flavor to Mediterranean dishes and we are overjoyed to read that Irene Virbila from the LA Times thinks so too….

Gustiamo’s Bottarga in the Wall Street Journal

When Chef Missy Robbins used our Bottarga to garnish her gorgeous risotto in the Wall Street Journal, we were inspired. Bottarga brings a mouthwatering briny savory quality to even the most simple dish. As the article says, Gustiamo’s Bottarga is “pure gold… Rich bottarga (cured fish roe) shavings are a lavish finish… click here to read more…

Bottarga Is Old News for Gustiamo and an All Time Favorite!

Sam Dean was right when he said, “bottarga seems to be everywhere these days,” a few weeks ago on the Bon Appetit blog. He was also spot-on when he said that bottarga tastes good grated over pasta dishes that could use “a little savory marine tang.”  And really, we think that most quick DIY pasta…

Bottarga Oro di Cabras, the Real and Only Thing

You never stop learning! And we always say that the best answer is: I don’t know. This is what I replied to our friend Sara Jenkins, when she asked me whether it is true that some bottarga sold in America is made in Sardegna from mullets fished in Florida. So, I asked the expert, our…