Gustiamo Top 5: Recipes for Pasta Latini “White Box” Linea Classica

At Gustiamo we often preach the best ingredients when it comes to pasta. But, candidly speaking, if you don’t have the right base, the best pasta that is, your dish will be inferior. Don’t take it from us, let Chef Joseph Cacace tell you that he uses Pasta Latini. Our friends, the producers of Pasta Latini,…

Taganrog Is a Beautiful Wheat and Makes an Exceptional Pasta

   The Latinis have been making pasta with Taganrog durum wheat for many years. Taganrog wheat has a great story (read it here) and it is a beautiful plant. It has a golden color and stands nearly 170 centimeters tall with long blonde whiskers and large, glossy grains. It’s a variety of wheat of excellent quality,…

Pasta Senatore Cappelli by Latini on National Italian Television

This beautiful woman is Carla Latini who, together with her husband Carlo, makes an extraordinary artisanal pasta, Latini Pasta, in the Marche region. She was recently interviewed by Uno Mattina, a very popular program on national Italian TV. This is huge! It’s like saying that she was on for 10 minutes with Matt Lauer, on…

Taganrog Is Back on Italy’s Birthday. Not a Coincidence!!!

Pasta Latini made with Taganrog wheat is FINALLY back, after a worldwide absence of two years!!! Why this long? This wheat is very delicate and did not want to grow in 2008 and 2009. You cannot believe how painful it has been to receive the complaints of so many American fans who were left hungry…

Pasta Latini, the Preferred Pasta of the Next Iron Chefs!!!

Chef Amanda Freitag is a celebrity chef, one of those who go on tv to do all those famous shows like “chopped”, “next iron chef”, “unique eats”. Sometimes you watch these shows and ask yourself, who are these people? Well, Amanda is a real chef and knows what she is talking about. She was interviewed…

Chef Joseph Cacace Pays a Visit @ Gustiamo Warehouse

Chef Joseph Cacace, is an old and good friend of ours and a fan of Italian foods, in particular of pasta Latini and Martelli. We met Joseph many years ago, when he worked at Sette, an Italian restaurant on Seventh Avenue in NY City. We had just started our wholesale program and Joseph was among…

20 Beatiful and Smart Women all the way from Bari to the Bronx

Twenty young women from Bari flew to NY to learn about exporting food and fashion to America. Where is their first appointment? Gustiamo‘s warehouse. Why? We have the best coffee and cookies! We spent a wonderful morning with our new friends. As you can see, the weather, helped, too. This is a program organized by…

Latini Pasta – With the Help of The New Generation!

The new Latini! Here is Teresa, the beautiful, determined and energetic daughter of Carlo and Carla Latini who make the legendary pasta in the Marche region. Teresa has been with her “mani in pasta” since she was born, of course, but this summer she worked full time at the Pastificio because she finished university in…