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…

The Biggest Can of San Marzano Tomatoes. New!

This can of tomatoes is 2.5 kilograms. That’s 5.5 pounds. That’s A LOT of Real San Marzano Tomatoes. Previously, this size of San Marzano Tomatoes was only available to chefs and pizza makers. But now, all of the USA has the chance to make sauce like the professionals. Edoardo is the man who sells Gustiamo San Marzano Tomatoes…

Marcella Hazan’s Purgatorio Bean & Barley Soup

Marcella Hazan always knows what we need. When we flipped through this recipe in “Marcella Cucina,” there was no doubt that it’s exactly what frigid winter 2015 calls for. Here Purgatorio Bean & Barley Soup (adapted from Marcella Hazan)! Serves 4-6 people

How-To from a Neapolitan Pizzaiolo

Do you know Enzo Coccia? He is a master pizza maker in Napoli. He’s a wealth of knowledge and a living pizza legend! Watch this video and see how he makes pizza. Most importantly, notice how Enzo uses only 70-80 grams of tomatoes per pizza, that means a single San Marzano #10 tin produces about…

THIS is How You Make a Pizza

Enzo Coccia. We love this man. He is one of the most important pizza makers on the planet. Enzo’s home base is at his Pizzeria, Pizzeria La Notizia in Naples, and he is a major resource and a wealth of knowledge for aspiring pizzaioli and home pizza makers. One of the key secrets (not so secret) to…

The San Marzano Tomato Harvest!

It’s San Marzano tomato harvest season! By this time you undoubtedly know that Gustiamo is obsessed with maintaining the integrity and truthfulness in San Marzano tomato production. So it only makes sense that we sent our Edoardo (lucky him) over to DaniCoop in Sarno to meet the tomato farmers and watch the production! After full…

Adventures in Sarno and Gragnano

Gustiamo’s Edoardo is in the middle of a splendid adventure around Napoli and Salerno. He has been in the field learning all about the San Marzano tomato harvest at DaniCoop and Pasta Gragnano making at Pastificio Faella. We just talked to him. He is beaming with excitement. He told us that it was a privilege…

Nancy Harmon Jenkins in Campania

Our esteemed friend Nancy Harmon Jenkins recently journeyed to the heart of agricultural Italy: Campania. While there, Nancy visited Pasta Faella, casa Barone, and DaniCoop. Nancy, it was such a joy to see the true Italian motherland through your eyes! Here we are reposting a few highlights of Nancy’s trip: In Gragnano at Pastificio Faella: “In Gragnano… historically…