San Marzano Tomato Day

You’re Invited! Ti Aspettiamo! July 31st, 2017 Click here for the full invitation. Meet the tomato farmers, including zio Carlo, zio Vincenzo, zio Edoardo, and zio Gaetano. Learn the full circle of the San Marzano Tomato from the seed to your table. Franco Pepe and Enzo Coccia will make their celebrity pizze. Pasquale Torrente will serve…

Making Progress in the San Marzano Tomato Fight

If you know anything about Gustiamo, you know that we are pro REAL San Marzano Tomatoes. We are San Marzano Tomato activists. We see the mass marketing of “San Marzano” tomatoes as cultural appropriation; a profit system for conventional food companies who are responsible for disadvantaging the already marginalized Southern Italian tomato growers of the Agro Nocerino Sarnese,…

Canned Tomato Talk in the NYTimes

The NYTimes is talking about one of our favorite subjects, canned tomatoes. It’s always a subject that causes perplexity. Are canned tomatoes really better than fresh tomatoes? Are imported tomatoes better? In this article, two of our favorite people in food, Julia Moskin and Sara Jenkins make Ragù and hash out the tomato situation. “Canned tomatoes…

San Marzano Tomatoes in the NYT

The San Marzano Tomato is the star of Nicholas Blechman’s most recent infographic article in the New York Times. Finally, the truth is out, as publicly as possible. It is what we’ve been saying for years! What we’ve been SHOUTING for years!! Most of the “San Marzano” Tomatoes you find in USA grocery stores are shams. They aren’t real….

Bucatini all’Amatriciana

This is our Amatriciana. It is the classic recipe. You may be asking, “no onion?!” That is correct. This dish is simple! Semplicissimo. When your tomatoes are sweet, there is no need for onion. Stick with San Marzano Tomatoes and you can’t go wrong! Serves 5 people

Why Buy Real San Marzano Tomatoes?

If you would like to buy real San Marzano Tomatoes, mentioned in the NYTimes, CLICK HERE, they come in three different sizes.  Have you googled “San Marzano Tomatoes” lately? The result is hundreds of different brand options. As the USA has learned from Nicholas Blechman’s infographic in the NYTimes, San Marzano tomatoes are everywhere, but very VERY few actually…

The NYTimes on Italian Tomatoes. This is Colossally Important.

This is the biggest moment yet for Gustiamo. For over a decade, we have been telling — NO. SHOUTING — the story of Italian tomato fraud. We are so proud to share “The Mystery of San Marzano Tomatoes,” just published in The NYTimes. So damn proud. Through a series of vignettes, the brilliant, creative, and…

Juliana’s Named Best Pizzeria in America

“The world has finally caught on to what we’ve been saying for years: Juliana’s makes a damn fine pie,” says the Gothamist. To all the fans of Gustiamo and good pizza, today we are proud to announce that TripAdvisor has named Juliana’s Pizza the best pizzeria in the USA. That’s right, out of the ENTIRE United…

Yes, it’s true Carlo! The San Marzano Tomato is a gem!

There is nothing more food-inspiring than listening to a producer talk about his or her food. Just the other day we were delighted to receive a surprise visit from Carlo Frigenti, one of our San Marzano Tomato Farmers. Read about it on the GustiBlog. The way that Carlo talks about his San Marzano Tomatoes is…

Carlo Frigenti, San Marzano Tomato Farmer

No one is more important to us than the farmers who produce our food. When Carlo Frigenti paid us a surprise visit, we were all swooning. Carlo is a San Marzano Tomato farmer. He grows the DaniCoop San Marzano Tomatoes that we import. Just a few weeks ago, he planted 8,000 San Marzano Tomato plants, then…