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…

Gustiamo’s Pasta with Bottarga

Pasta con Bottarga is a very easy dish to make and it is very good for you since the ingredients, other than the pasta, are raw. We are often asked how we make Pasta with Bottarga. We, the experts! This is Gustiamo‘s official recipe. The condiment: in a bowl, in order of importance: bottarga finely…

Liza Shaw of A16 in San Francisco @ Gustiamo in the Bronx

Liza Shaw, a partner and the chef of A16 in San Francisco comes to NY and pays Gustiamo a visit. Here, Liza is with Stefano who is leading an olive oil tasting.  With so many great Italian olive oils it’s difficult to make up your mind. Tasting may be tricky, because after a while, they…