What does Fagottino, Really means? Best Dried Figs from Ciento

Have you watched our latest interview with Antonio from our favorite fig farm? We know you are curious exactly what we mean when we say our White Dottato Figs from Cilento are packaged in their own leaves. And what exactly is a “fagottino” anyway?  We know this word sounds like a slur in English, but in…

Why is the Dried White Dottato Fig from Cilento so Special?

From over 600 varieties of Italian figs comes one that shines above the rest. The White Dottato Fig from Cilento  is marvelous. Why is it marvelous? Let Antonio from Santomiele Farm break down for you the 2 natural characteristics of this fig that make it taste so good (watch the video, below). They are so…

Dry White FIGS from Cilento – They are Certified DOP

This lovely package contains the most spectacular DRY FIGS you have ever tasted.  They have a dense white pulp that is extra sweet,  more tender and fine seeded than the coarse Turkish, Greek or Calabrian figs one usually finds in the market. Stuffed with almonds, soaked in rum and fig mollasses with citrus peel and…

Gustiamo – the Products. Santomiele Dry Figs

This is Antonio Longo, the owner of Santomiele, a small company in Cilento, which is in Campania, near Paestum. The area is beautiful, I went to visit Antonio a couple of years ago. Cilento is famous for many things, in particular for its Dottato Figs, which have a white and delicate skin and small seeds. These figs are…