Luigi Manias IGTV Debut

Instagram TV couldn’t have launched at a better time. Our friend Dan Toffey (who, actually, also works at Instagram) just visited Luigi Manias in Ales, Sardegna. While harvesting cardo honey, Dan published this video on IGTV. Luigi (with no beekeeper suit), Maria Francesca (with a yellow beekeeper suit) and Dan (with a white beekeeper suit) all worked together…

Maida Artichokes in the New York Times

Ask anyone in Italy who is passionate about good sott’oli and they will say the name Maida. Francesco Vastola of Maida Farm is a THE AUTHORITY when it comes to preserving seasonal vegetables in extra virgin olive oil, just as the NYTimes! They recently published an article about Francesco’s iconic artichokes. As Florence Fabricant says,…

Caper Talk on Heritage Radio Network

This year Gustiamo was a proud sponsor of the Good Food Mercantile in Brooklyn. We were there with the caper dude, Gabriele Lasagni of La Nicchia in Pantelleria. He sat down with Kat from Heritage Radio Network to talk about his capers, caperberries, and Zibibbo grape products in the USA. Gabriele says: “I have worked with…

Nettuno Colatura on Andrew Zimmern’s Bizarre Foods

Andrew Zimmern went to visit our anchovy and colatura producer for his recent episode of Bizarre Foods, Amalfi Edition. We are so tickled to see Andrew, accompanied by Katie Parla, at Nettuno in Cetara. We have been there so many times, it’s a special place for us, right in the heart of Cetara. Actually, Nettuno…

Balsamic on Heritage Radio

While balsamic vinegar maker, Mariangela Montanari, was in town, she sat down with Michael Harlan Turkell at Heritage Radio. Here is the full recording of Episode 343 of The Food Seen + the transcript below. Michael Harlan Turkell: Today is a special treat for me, because I have in studio a woman that I got…

Piemontese Hazelnuts in The Wall Street Journal

Alta Langa Hazelnuts are front and center in the Bits and Bites column of the Wall Street Journal! Gabriella Gershenson advises that these Piemontese Hazelnuts will “make an impression wherever you put them, whether in cookies, in tarts or directly int your mouth.” That’s because, as she explains, these hazelnuts are from the “mountainous Alta…

Paul Riccio the Film Maker

We first heard of Paul Riccio  after we watched the award winning short film The Timmy Brothers – Water Makers. We spent about a week repeatedly watching this film and chain-mail style blasting it to all of our friends. Then, we called Paul Riccio and told him we needed to be his friend. We are very lucky…

Gustiamo on NBC Today 2017

Check us out in the NBC Today show Ultimate Foodie Gift Guide! They chose our La Molina Dark Tuscan Chocolate for their list. They says, “made by hand by a small chocolatier in Tuscany using the best chocolate and hazelnuts from the Piedmont region of Italy. These XXL bars are perfect for the chocolate connoisseur…

Green gold from the base of the Volcano

The latest from the New York Times adventures in Italy: Florence Fabricant in Sicily exploring the world of Bronte Pistachios! Nunzio Caudullo of the Antonio Caudullo Pistachio Company, showed her around Bronte as they explored the “green gold from the base of the volcano,” pistachios! In her article, Fabricant compares Bronte Pistachios to Californa Pistachios:…

Pesto Rossi in The 2017 Saveur Edible Gift Guide

Our pesto is in The 2017 Saveur Gift Guide: Edible Gifts! Saveur says: “For any pesto-lover, some of the best is from Roberto Panizza, one of the world’s great pesto experts, a restauranteur and the creator of the Genoa Pesto World Championship. Fortunately, even if you’re not in Liguria, you can buy his pesto straight…