GustiBasics: Cleaning Whole Salted Anchovies

Gustiamo’s whole salted anchovies are caught seasonally in the fishing village of Cetara, on the Amalfi Coast. The Nettuno family uses only the freshest and best, locally fished anchovies. Before putting the anchovies into glass jars, the Nettuno family cleans them, removes the fish heads and packs them in sea salt. When these plump anchovies…

Colatura di Alici is the New Balsamico!!!

Less than a month after celebrity chef Lidia Bastianich revealed to the Wall Street Journal that Colatura di Alici was her magic ingredient, another HUGE food authority, Chef Michael White,  praises Colatura di Alici and says to the same WSJ (what kind coincidence is that???): “In my kitchen, I need to have Colatura di Alici,…

The Gomorrah Basket a.k.a. Long Life to Roberto Saviano.

Laura Caparrotti, formerly “only” a facebook friend, sent a message asking me to donate a basket for a fund raising. We receive so many similar requests, we usually kindly decline. But Laura fund raising had a title that caught my attention. It was “Gomorrah“. I immediately replied, Roberto Saviano‘s Gomorrah? Yes, she wrote. Anything you…