Gustiamo Open Warehouse November, 30th 2013

Gustiamo loves Small Business Saturday! It gives us a chance to open our doors and invite Italian food lovers in the Tri-State area to come meet us, taste Italy’s Best Foods, and learn about Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Gustiamo is a true small business, we are an independent importer of only the best Italian foods…

Pasta Faella and Colatura, a Natural Pair of Wonderful Foods

At Salone del Gusto we didn’t go anywhere without first making a stop in Campania. Actually we felt we were always there. Why? We love Campania and its products. For example, Pasta Faella and Colatura di Cetara, their booth was right next to each other, geographically they are very close and they complement each other perfectly….

Stefano Noceti and the University of Gastronomic Sciences

We are so proud to see our very own Stefano highlighted as a feature Alumni on the University of Gastronomic Sciences website. We think Frances said it best when she told Stefano the other day over lunch, “I have so much respect for you as a person who decided to follow what you loved”.  In the…

If You Are a Serious Cook, These Almonds Are for You – From Noto, Sicilia

Last week, in the NYTimes, Florence Fabricant compares Sicilian Noto Almonds to “other” almonds and writes: “Fat, buttery Marcona almonds have become the stars of the nibble bowl. But serious cooks, and those with sophisticated taste buds that welcome bitterness, might consider distinctive almonds from Sicily. These are dry in texture, not oily, slightly wrinkled…

DaniCoop – On NASFT Newsletter

As seen on Nasft – Specialty Foods’ NEWS: Gustiamo, Inc. is newly importing DOP San Marzano tomatoes from Agro Nocerino Sarnese by DANIcoop. These are varieties grown from a cooperative of 200 farmers with the mission to preserve the quality and authenticity of the San Marzano tomato. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: GUSTIAMO LAUNCHES NEWEST TOMATO IMPORT…

Welcome Gustiamo’s New Entries from Maida Farm: Papaccelle and Cipollotto!

Papaccelle and Cipollotto Nocerino are two new products Gustiamo started to import from the Maida Vastola farm. Left, Beatrice between Francesco Vastola and Fabrizio, his son. Ever heard of Papaccelle and Cipollotto? What are they? No doubt, Gustiamo is the only crazy importer of this rare stuff. They are vegetables, both protected by Slow Food…

We Go Nuts for Pistachos from Bronte and Almonds from Noto

Pistachos from Bronte and Almonds from Noto are protected by Slow Food because they are in danger of extinction. They grow a few miles apart in southeast Sicily and production is very limited. To give you an idea, in California, the production of pistachos is 4 million tons per year, and in Iran it is…

Slow Food, Urban Assembly and Gustiamo for the Good of the Kids in the Bronx

After months of planning, Gustiamo partnership with Slow Food and the Urban Assembly School for Wildlife Conservation in the Bronx finally came to life. One has to worry a little when the group is made of teenagers… even We almost forgot how good food and communal cooking  are  immediate aggregators! Our  first visit brought an…

Teen Iron Chefs with Slow Food, Wildlife Conservation and Gustiamo

Good food helps grow beautiful body and minds: the School for Wildlife Conservation (WLC), Slow Food and Gustiamo come together in a partnership to bring good food education in a Bronx public school. A year long program of hands-on fun in the kitchen for teams of budding chefs who will prepare, cook, taste-test, discover foods…