3 Tomatoes for your Pizza

There are only three tomato varieties permitted by the Naples pizza authorities when making by the book Pizza Napoletana. San Marzano, Corbarino, and Piennolo tomatoes. They are heirloom varieties, local to the Campania region, where they are hand harvested and cared for by honest and passionate farmers, who dedicate their lives to these tomatoes. San…

Bittman’s Pasta with Anchovies and Friarielli

When Mark Bittman holds a conversation about pasta with broccoli rabe and anchovies that starts with “trust me”, we have no other choice than just going ahead and giving it a try. Especially when the full tag line is “No cheese. You’ll never miss the sausage. Trust me.” We adapted the original recipe using Danicoop Friarielli,…

Welcome to the Danicoop warehouse in Sarno, Campania

Whenever we travel through Southern Italy, we never miss a chance to visit our tomato producers in Sarno, right outside of Napoli. This time we spent half a day there, to check in on the new harvest and say ciao to the whole Danicoop team. The most recent addition to the Danicoop headquarters is a…

An Epic San Marzano Day

July 15th, 2019 – San Marzano Day We just spent the day in Sarno, and what a day! In the gardens of San Marzano tomatoes we were in extraordinary company: more than 20 chefs and pizzaioli from all over the world walked us through tomato rows, where the San Marzano was front and center of a vibrant…

Rabbit Cacciatora by Stefano Corvucci

The first time that we tried this dish we were in Bologna at chef Stefano Corvucci’s cooking school. We couldn’t believe that a recipe this simple could result in such sophisticated flavors. Chef Stefano has been our friend for many years. At his cooking school CIBO, the culinary institute of Bologna, Stefano specializes in making complex…

100% Italian Whole Peeled Tomatoes

These are 100% Italian Whole Peeled Tomatoes.  They are harvested at their peak of ripeness and bring the bright, vibrant flavor of Southern Italy to your kitchen all year around. Their excellent balance between acidity and sweetness makes these tomatoes incredibly versatile, perfect for any recipe that calls for either slow cooking or quick sautéing. Should…

Paolo Ruggiero of DaniCoop Wins Coldiretti’s Creativity Award

Congratulations to DaniCoop and their fearless leader Paolo Ruggiero, winners of Coldiretti’s Oscar Green Campano 2018 award for Creativity! DaniCoop is an agriculture cooperative made up of about 50 farmer members, united by a passion for growing and sharing REAL San Marzano Tomatoes. These are the folks who make our beloved Gustarosso San Marzano Tomatoes. …

The Best Pizza Tomatoes with Anthony Mangieri On Vice

Gustiamo loves Anthony Mangieri. Gustiamo has been importing the best tomatoes for pizza for just about as long as Anthony has been making pizza. That, paired with the fact we are both obsessed with quality, makes it a no brainer that we are good food friends. Maybe you remember the Gustiamo Happy Video?  Anthony made a…

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,…