Asphodel Honey by Luigi Manias from Sardegna

Luigi Manias keeps his bees in Mount Arci National Preserve. The richness of the flora is well reflected in the qualities of production of Asphodel Honey. Asphodel is a herbaceous bush producing flowers that resemble lillies. The honey has a warm amber color. To the nose, an herbaceous base which develops in a wide gamma…

Cardoon Honey – It is on and only on June 24th

Cardoon honey is the most typical Sardinian honey. It comes from Cardoon, as the name says. Sardinia boasts more than 300 varieties of cardoon, but Sardinian cardoon honey is mostly harvested from the “galactite tomentosa” variety, or White Thorn, of which vast fields surround the sides of Mount Arci’s Natural Park, where Luigi Manias’ bees…

Bottarga Oro di Cabras, the Real and Only Thing

You never stop learning! And we always say that the best answer is: I don’t know. This is what I replied to our friend Sara Jenkins, when she asked me whether it is true that some bottarga sold in America is made in Sardegna from mullets fished in Florida. So, I asked the expert, our…

Oro di Cabras, the Mullet Bottarga the Romans Would Choose!

The name Bottarga comes from the Arabic “Bottarikh” which means salted fish eggs. In fact, it is a product of ancient origins. The Mullet bottarga fished in the ponds of Cabras, in Sardegna, was loved by the Phoenicians and particularly the Romans, who used it in large quantities. Gustiamo’s Mullet Bottarga comes from the same…

Antichi Uliveti del Prato, In Defense of Italian Landscape

Gavino, Leonardo and Antonella Pinna are brothers and sister who tend their ancestors’ beloved olive groves, outside Sassari, in the north of the island of Sardegna. It is a beautiful area, 300 mt. above sea level; all around the family¬† property, real estate developers have built big villas. By keeping the olive business alive and…