Postcard from Fig Season, Maida Farm in Campania

We just cannot stay away from magnificent Campania! This episode of “Gustiamo and Friends go to Campania” brings us to Maida Farm, near Paestum, where Gustiamo’s Danielle got a full dose of summer figs. White Cilento Figs to be exact. Danielle spent the day with the Vastola Family on Maida Farm, picking figs and making jam….

Rachel Ray Discovers Gustiamo! MUST-TRY

Chef Marco Canora, asked by Rachel Ray to mention his best foods says: Gustiamo! the article continues: They find the craziest stuff! chef Marco Canora enthuses. His faves? Colatura, the bottled juice that drains from salted anchovies [“what a flavor shot in every sauce”] and that jam, from Campania, which is “off the chain”. For…

Maida Farm in Cilento, Campania Region

Click on the arrow below and watch the video. It is Francesco Vastola, a very passionate farmer in Cilento, near Paestum. I took the video last year, at the Salone del Gusto in Torino. Although Francesco speaks in Italian, you don’t need to be fluent to appreciate his honesty and kindness. In the video, Francesco introduces…