Ed Garrubbo and Pesto Rossi

Our good friend Ed Garrubbo sat with an Italian man on a plane. What did the two discuss? Pasta. What else? In case you haven’t noticed, Ed Garrubbo is obsessed with pasta. As all new friends should, the two got to know each other’s favorite pasta dishes. They talked about Carbonara, Amatriciana, Pesto Genovese, Ragu…

Gustiamo’s Spaghetti con Bottarga in Guida Garrubbo

We are honored to have the privilege of calling Ed Garrubbo one of our friends. The Garrubbo Guide is a mouthwatering recipe catalogue of pasta. The latest to be featured among the delectable pasta dishes is the Gustiamo classic: Spaghetti con Bottarga. It was a big hit over at Garrubbo: “Just last weekend, I got by…

Epicurious Italian Pantry

Check us out in Epicurious’s Italian Pantry! No Italian pantry would be complete without Pasta Martelli Maccheroni from Tuscany and Sant’Eustachio espresso grind coffee from Rome, and Epicurious wholeheartedly agrees! Epicurious loves Pasta Martelli’s artisanal pasta making methods, they say, “the Martelli family air-dries durum wheat pasta for 50 hours for the perfect texture.” And about…

Fusilli Martelli in the Wall Street Journal

Our Fusilli are famous! Fusilli Martelli are featured in the Wall Street Journal, read the article here. Not only are these Fusilli revolutionary (first new Martelli pasta shape in 86 years), they are the best fusilli you’ve ever tasted! As the article says, this little corkscrew has a “rough texture that invites sauces to cling,…

Fusilli Martelli in the Wall Street Journal

Pasta Nearly a Century in the Making The secret to the success of some companies is risk aversion. That may be the case for Martelli, the 87-year-old Tuscan pasta maker that for most of its existence has only produced four types of noodle: spaghettini, spaghetti, penne classiche and maccheroni di Toscana. Less than a year…

History – A New Shape of Pasta Since 1926

  Revolution in Tuscany! In the small town of Lari, near Pisa, the legendary Martelli family started making pasta in 1926. For the past 77 years, they have only been making 4 shapes of pasta (Spaghetti, Spaghettini, Maccheroni and Penne). In 2013 they added a new shape of pasta: FUSILLI. Thick, corkscrew shaped pasta. They’re…

Pasta Martelli – Great Pasta, Great Family

As they say, behind a great man, there is always a great (or greater) woman! The same with our artisanal products from Italy. They are made by great people. We often talk about Pasta Martelli, how wonderful it is, made fresh every day with the best durum wheats. All the family works at the pastificio…

Taste 2012 and Gustiamo’s Producers

I am a great fan of Taste, the trade food show that is held in Firenze, every year in March. Where else could I meet such a large concentration of Gustiamo‘s producers? In one spot, for three days, we talk about future plans, prices, new products and orders… we have fun, we talk about family…

Pasta Martelli in America, Only with Gustiamo!!!

 If Martelli pasta is a legend in the world, which it is, there must be a reason, since they do not advertise and spend no money in marketing. Their participation at Taste,  the food show in Firenze, this year, was an exception! Dino Martelli, the patriarch of the family, who has been making artisanal pasta…

Martelli, Famiglia di Pastai. Much More than Pasta!

The packaging of Pasta Martelli is particularly visible. It puts you in a good mood just to look at it on the shelves of your specialty store, or better yet, in your pantry! It puts you in an even better mood, when you realize whatever you make with it (even add just olive oil –…