San Marzano on TV

Yes! That’s Stanley Tucci and Zio Vincenzo together eating San Marzano tomatoes fresh off the vine in the Gustarosso fields in Sarno. It’s the premiere of CNN’s new show Searching for Italy, aired last Sunday. For the first episode, Tucci chose to explore Campania and dive into the world of real San Marzano tomatoes. If you’re…

Gustarosso Tomatoes

Gustiamo’s canned tomatoes come from DaniCoop, a cooperative of farmers based in Campania. Chefs, pizzaioli, homecooks, and tomato experts all agree: nothing compares to the tomatoes canned by Danicoop. Paolo (in the pic!) and his team at DaniCoop pack 2 types of tomatoes for Gustiamo: REAL San Marzano tomatoes and 100% Italian tomatoes. 100% ITALIAN…

Food DIRECTLY from Italy

Gustiamo is NOT another online grocery store. We are your direct to consumer Italian importer. We bring in the best damn foods and ingredients from Italy and we sell them directly to you. We like to say that when Gustiamo chooses to work with a farmer or a foodmaker, it’s similar to a marriage. We…

Sicilian Kitchen

New harvest Pianogrillo EVOO is here. The 2020/2021 olive harvest in Sicilia was stunning! Farmer Lorenzo couldn’t be happier with the year’s production, and not just olive oil. On his farm in Ragusa (that’s at the Southern tip of Sicily), Lorenzo grows olives and tomatoes and produces cherry tomato sauce, extra virgin olive oil made with…

Cioccolato Speciale

Amaro is Amore There is nothing that this chocolate brick can’t make better. Don’t just take our word for it, this chocolate has won over even the most sophisticated hearts, from the New York Times to the Wall Street Journal. It’s made by Marco Colzani, our eternal chocolatier crush. It’s extra large, over ½ a…

Cook Risotto with Saffron, Cheese, and Balsamic

Warming, golden, deeply aromatic, velvety, with an extra umami final touch. Risotto is classic Italian comfort food and this is our favorite version of Saffron Risotto . Vialone Nano Rice  This rice variety, typical of the Veneto region, has round, minimally refined grains and is perfect for saffron risotto. The Vialone Nano rice kernel is…

New Italian Coffee that’s Fire

Fermi tutti! Gustiamo has just started importing a new coffee. 2021 is going to be a damn good year, in part because it will be fueled by Giamaica Coffee from Verona. Just ask any Italian in the know and they will tell you that this coffee roaster is a legend in the coffee world. Our…

Bucatini da Panico

Have you been feeling panicked about Bucatini? Over the past 24 hours, we’ve been fielding calls, emails and texts from so many of you alarmed and agitated over the Totally Bizarre Bucatini Shortage of 2020. We’re here to quell your fears and provide some reassurance in the form of Bucatini Faella. That’s right, Gustiamo is…

Video: How is Vacche Rosse Cheese made?

It comes in big wheels of more than 30 kg. It has a creamy yellow hue, with a crumbly mouthfeel and nutty aromas. It represents the world famous culinary culture of the food valley of Italy. But how is Vacche Rosse Cheese actually made and why is it so special? During one of our trips…

Zingerman’s Ari’s Top 5: Quinta Luna Gaudenzi

Nothing makes our hearts flutter more than receiving wonderful feedback about one of our olive oils. Even more when the compliments come from an incredible food connoisseur like our friend Ari Weinzweig at Zingerman’s! In this week’s Ari’s Top 5 he talks about our latest addition to the Gusti selection of real Italian extra virgin olive…