The Gustiamo Cheese Board

Presenting the Gusti Cheese Board! This cheese board offers Italian vibes from south to north: featuring the Sicilian sun of Pantelleria, the pastures and vineyards of the Emilia Romagna food valley, and the breezy hills of Alta Langa. The star of the spread is a glorious yellow-tinged wedge of Vacche Rosse Cheese. With this Red Cow…

Cook Risotto with Saffron, Cheese, and Balsamic

Warming, golden, deeply aromatic, velvety, with an extra umami final touch. Risotto is classic Italian comfort food and this is our favorite version of Saffron Risotto . Vialone Nano Rice  This rice variety, typical of the Veneto region, has round, minimally refined grains and is perfect for saffron risotto. The Vialone Nano rice kernel is…

Video: How is Vacche Rosse Cheese made?

It comes in big wheels of more than 30 kg. It has a creamy yellow hue, with a crumbly mouthfeel and nutty aromas. It represents the world famous culinary culture of the food valley of Italy. But how is Vacche Rosse Cheese actually made and why is it so special? During one of our trips…

Orzo with Porcini Mushrooms

We can’t get enough of the powerful umami flavor of dried porcini mushrooms. But there’s a cooking trick to get all the depth of mushroomy aromas out of them. We always soak the porcini in abundant water, extracting what looks like a very dark and incredibly intense broth. That’s a game-changer! The rustic grains of…

Serve Cheese with Balsamic

This is the simplest and most iconic cheese pairing: it doesn’t get more Emilia Romagna than this. When the tart and viscous Traditional Balsamic Vinegar meets the savory and nutty Vacche Rosse Cheese, their flavors combine in an explosion of umami notes. These two food icons represent the historic culinary landscape and old food traditions of Emilia…

Victor Hazan on Vacche Rosse Cheese

We are so thrilled to have finally found a cheese to welcome into the Gusti family, that we can’t help sharing our excitement with the cheese lovers in our lives. Just like us, all of our friends have been waiting for this moment for a long time. As Vacche Rosse Cheese wedges start being shipped from the…

We Have Cheese

Gustiamo has found a cheese so extraordinary that we refuse to live another year without having it in our lives every day here in the USA. Yes, we are importing this cheese despite those pesky new import tariffs that you’ve been hearing about lately, because this cheese is that damn good.  The cheese is Vacche Rosse…