Garrubbo Guide: Spaghetti con Alici (Anchovies)

Ed Garrubbo asks the question, “who doesn’t love a lovely little anchovy? Especially those caught fresh off Salerno.” Ed knows anchovies from Cetara are the best! That is why he uses them in his recipe for Spaghetti con Alici. Anchovies have the power to add a huge flavor kick to whatever you cook. Especially pasta! Here’s his…

In Slate: The Italian Anchovy Juice That Might Change Your Life

Slate Magazine has caught the colatura bug! In this recent article, Bill Tonelli praises the glory of colatura. He literally cannot say enough good things about colatura. He also credits one of our favorite food writers, Erica De Mane, as being an early adapter of colatura in her blog piece where she refers to it as “an elegant,…

Pasta with Anchovies and Breadcrumbs

At Gustiamo we don’t eat peanut butter and jelly sandwiches when lunchtime rolls around. When you’re in a warehouse full of Italy’s Best Foods, you can’t help but be inspired to create your own magnificent dish with these world class ingredients. Yesterday our brave intern Nick dove head first into this recipe, sent to us by…

Nick the Intern Loses his Anchovirginity

When Nick the intern showed an interest in becoming part of the Gustiamo team, he thought he would speak some Italian, learn some cool things about food, and, of course, eat some delicious Italian food. However, Nick wasn’t quite sure what we had in store for him. Nick could tell that when he walked into…

Fishing off the Anchovy Coast

Team Gustiamo just went on a super adventure. A fishing expedition that lasted about 7 hours off of Cetara, on the Amalfi Coast. It was intense. You can read more about it on the GustiBlog and you can see the footage from our trip here. It really was a perfect adventure. Full of uncertainty, action,…

Gusti Adventures: Fishing Anchovies in Cetara

As soon as we stepped foot on the Sacro Cuore, one of Cetara’s anchovy fishing boats, we felt the first drops of rain. Watch the video below. You can actually hear the thunder as we headed out to sea. This did not bode well for the anchovy hunt. It was 7:30pm and we were headed out…

Stacey Snacks with Tomatoes and Anchovies

We first met Stacey of Stacey Snacks at a pizza place! Where else? This lady loves good pizza almost as much as we do. The pizza place was Razza in Jersey City. We were there to see Dan Richer and Katie Parla. It turned into an amazing food night. With lots of bread, butter (oh! Dan’s butter),…

Ed Garrubbo Makes Spaghetti con la Colatura

Ed Garrubbo featured one of our favorite recipes in his famous Sunday Pasta, Spaghetti con la Colatura! Using our Faella Spaghetti and Nettuno Colatura he makes authentic Spaghetti con la Colatura. As Ed says, “Raffaella Nettuno makes Gustiamo’s Colatura. Below is her special and secret recipe for Spaghetti con la Colatura.” It’s no secret now but it’s still…

The secret to more flavorful everything. 

“Good-quality anchovies add a savoriness and a fantastic nuanced depth to dishes that is nearly unmatchable by any other ingredient. I refer to them as ‘undercover flavor agents’ because their presence often goes unnoticed; they so seamlessly blend with other ingredients… The nutrient-rich fish are packed with Omega-3 fatty acids, which is an added bonus….