Katie Parla and Pineapple Collaborative in the Kitchen

Italian food expert and long-time Gusti friend Katie Parla is on tour in the USA to present her latest book, Food of the Italian South. She is going to some of our favorite places in the country to share her collection of food stories from Campania, Molise, Puglia, Basilicata, and Calabria. Just the other night we were together…

Samin Nosrat Loves Our Sea Salt

Chef Samin Nosrat, author of bestselling cookbook Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat and star of the Netflix series adaptation, recently told Food & Wine about her five favorite sea salts. We at Gustiamo were proud to see our very own Enzo Gucciardo’s Fine Sea Salt from Trapani included on her list. Samin described it as a “clean-tasting, workhorse salt” and…

Mark Bittman’s Modest Yet Gorgeous Farro

Mark Bittman recently prepared and wrote in his newsletter about a pretty delicious bowl of Bio Alberti’s farro monococcum. Bittman said (and we have to agree), “I believe that with food, the beauty is way more in the flavor than in the appearance, because to me, this modest-looking dish is gorgeous.” After cooking our farro simply…

Gustiamo in Forbes Italia

The Forbes Italia February issue features Italian businesses in NYC, including us! They call Gustiamo, “the excellence of the Italian table in the Bronx.” Here’s our translation of the article, but if you are in Italy you have until the end of February to get it from the newsstands! “There’s a place in the Bronx…

Luigi Biasetto Pandoro Modernist Breadcrumbs

Everyone is so obsessed with panettone these days, pandoro doesn’t get talked about enough! Of course when master pastry chef from Padova, Luigi Biasetto, was visiting NYC, the Modernist Breadcrumbs Team of Heritage Radio wanted to meet him. Everyone met here, at the Gustiamo warehouse in the Bronx,  to talk about Biasetto Pandoro. https://s3.amazonaws.com/hrnwp/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/MBC-Ep15.mp3 We all…

Paul Greenberg and Gustiamo in Hake Magazine

An excerpt of Paul Greenberg’s book The Omega Principle in Hake Magazine.  It’s the part when Paul hangs out with the Gustiamo team in Cetara! Here he recounts the scene right before we went anchovy fishing together.  In Cetara, I met up with Beatrice Ughi, the woman who had promised to unlock the secrets of the…

Gustiamo in NYMag

Where did New York Magazine go to brush up on their authentic Italian olive oil knowledge? To Gustiamo of course. “Italian Olive Oils are widely used around the world, and there are a lot of them, so we asked Beatrice Ughi, founder and president of high-quality Italian food importer Gustiamo, for her recommendations.” The article talks…

Nettuno Colatura on Cook_inc.

Gustiamo’s very own Gloria recently went to visit Nettuno, the anchovy and colatura company, on the Amalfi coast. She wrote all about her experience in Cook_inc. Officina Internazionale di Cucina.  Gloria met with Giulio Giordano and she learned that “since 1950, the Giordano Family has been producing salted anchovies and colatura in their small workshop…

Gustiamo in Gambero Rosso

Have you heard about the party we threw in Torino? With our friend Alessandro Spoto? As Gambero Rosso says, it was a celebration of “Alessandro Spoto and Made in Italy in the Bronx!” “Alessandro Spoto, born and raised in Torino, with Sicilian origins, is a baker by passion. At 35 years old, he’s already a…

Gustiamo on Rachael Ray Every Day

Our founder and president, Beatrice is in the Rachael Ray Magazine serving the very best Italian food pantry advice. As the wonderful Geraldine Campbell writes, “Beatrice Ughi, a native of Naples, Italy, and the founder of the online shop Gustiamo, shares five products from Italy that are worth the splurge.” First on Beatrice’s list is Faella…