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Rich, organic cream of Sicilian pistachios and cane sugar. Recommended for pastries, cake fillings, semifreddi, or gelati.
Refrigerate after opening.
Ingredients: Organic Pistachios (57%), Cane Sugar (43%).
8.8 ounce (250 gram) jar
"Acquerello is the Rolls Royce of rice." - Alain Ducasse
"Acquerello is one of the very last authentic products." - Frédy Girardet
Acquerello is the rice grown, aged, whitened, and packed in Italy on the Colombara farm by the Rondolino family.
It is the ultimate rice: first the unhusked rough rice is aged to perfection for at least one year, then it is whitened slowly using "The Helix" where grains rub gently one against the other, and finally it is restored with its most precious element, the embryo or germ. This re-enrichment of the refined rice with its germ restores the most valuable nutrients of brown rice.
Known as the "king" or the "caviar" of Italian rices, Carnaroli is the preferred risotto rice in most regions of Italy. Acquerello Carnaroli rice is classified as "Extra rice" for its quality. In order to preserve its characteristics perfectly, Acquerello rice is vacuum sealed in unique enameled tins.
Carnaroli rice keeps its shape better than other forms of rice during the slow cooking required for making risotto. For instance, Arborio rice is widely available, and sometimes suggested, for risotto. We are not fans of Arborio for risotto. Compared to Arborio, Carnaroli rice has a smaller grain size, and higher starch content. This means Carnaroli can absorb larger amounts of liquid, and thus flavor, from the wine and broth, without overcooking. So your risotto is more flavorful when you use Carnaroli rice. Also, the higher starch content in Carnaroli rice guarantees an ultra-creamy texture that is the hallmark of a superior risotto.
Acquerello's grains stay perfectly intact, absorb flavors exceptionally well, do not bind together, and do not lose starch, proteins, or vitamins. Therefore your risotto is fully consistent, tasty, creamy, and not sticky. Acquerello risotto will always be outstanding.
Acquerello is used in the finest restaurants around the world:
The Carnaroli rice cultivated at Colombara, being the only variety sown since 1997, is 100% pure and therefore produces uncontaminated Carnaroli seeds.
Once you have tried it, you will never look back!
Click here for risotto recipes!
500 gram (1.1 pound) metal tin (about 6 servings)
Corn flour polenta is popular in northern Italy. In recent years, many farmers have brought back heirloom corn varietals such as Pignoletto, Ostenga, Ottofile, and others. These unique varietals are used in our Ritrovo Selections coarse-ground slow-cook polenta. They give added flavor to polenta dishes and are non-GMO. Serve with braised meats, grilled vegetables, as polenta incatenata with beans, vegetables, grated cheese and extra virgin olive oil, or slice thinly as a base for cold dishes.
Make some of these recipes:
500 gram (1.1 pound) sealed bag
These are the only certified 100% Italian Pine Nuts in the USA. They even go through customs with their own certificate of authenticity.
To find these gems Ritrovo scoured Italy, eliminating from consideration any pine nuts that might be blended from Turkish or Greek sources, and completely shying away from the oilier, more rounded and petite, central Asian and Chinese nuts which can cause "pine mouth". They found a certified 100% Italian source of pine nuts, our great friends Nicola DeLaurentiis and his wife Paola at Casina Rossa. We are happy to be able to offer them to you. Enjoy!
Two of our favorite Pinoli Recipes:
1.76 ounces per jar net weight; about 1/3 cup
An Italian Classic!! This rich, basil-packed pesto sauce is from the Italian Riviera (Liguria). A wonderfully tasty blend of basil, extra virgin olive oil, pine nuts, cheese, salt, garlic, and wine vinegar.
6.34 ounce (180 gram) glass jar
Introducing a new, enticing tapenade from Ciacco of Piedmont. Made with green olives, black truffles, ground almonds, and olive oil. These flavors exist together in perfect harmony and are ideal as a ready-to-eat dip for taralli crackers or to adorn a bruschetta appetizer. The strong flavor of truffle is tempered by the nutty and zesty flavors of the almonds and olives. Also, try it as a sauce for white fish and chicken breast or paired with fresh mozzarella and slices of baguette.
I Peccati di Ciacco is a first choice for lovers of Piedmontese cuisine at its best! Made in the village of La Morra, outside Alba, world-famous for black & white truffles, each product is made in small lots according to regionally-inspired recipes with careful attention to maintaining freshness and homemade goodness.
Ingredients: Green olives, olive oil, almonds, black summer truffle (Tuber Aestivum Vitt.), natural flavors, lactic acid.
3.18 ounce (90 gram) glass jar
Daniele dell’Orco of Cacao Crudo hand blends 65% raw Tonda Gentile Hazelnuts from Piedmont and single origin Peruvian cacao with a touch of coconut flower nectar to create this rich, creamy spread. This layered flavor elevates cakes, toast, pastries, and even coffee. It is so versatile it can even be used for mole dishes and of course is wonderful on cheese plates.
Daniele mixes his Italian food culture, traditions and ingredients with raw cacao beans that are sourced from the highest quality raw materials to highlight the natural floral and fruity flavors of Criollo cacao.
All products are:
Ingredients: Organic unroasted Tonda Gentile Romana hazelnut paste (65%), organic cacao powder, organic concentrated coconut flower sap (nectar). May contain almonds and walnuts.
7 ounce (200 gram) glass jar
Pure Stagioni's lemon jam, sweet and bitter at the same time, preserves the taste of lemon and is an excellent addition to a healthy breakfast: it contains vitamin C, iron, calcium, phosphorus, and other important vitamins and minerals. This lemon jam is perfect both for filling cakes and pies, and as an accompaniment to seasoned and spicy cheeses. You can also use it to prepare sauces in combination with brandy, bourbon, or rum.
Pure Stagioni jams, from Tuscany, are made from simple ingredients containing only real Italian fruit and pure cane sugar. Each jam is packed with the highest quality fruit and just enough natural sugar to make those fruit flavors shine.
Lemon Jam is part of their "Sweet Jam" product line.
Zero preservatives. No pectin added.
Ingredients: Lemons (52g) and sugar.
200 gram (7.05 ounce) metal tin; please note the grams on the front of the tin indicates 52 grams lemon per 100 grams of jam so the jam is 52% lemon!! Amazing
Cherry peppers stuffed with a pâté of tuna, anchovies, capers, cheese, and parsley, then packaged in high quality olive oil.
Nicola DeLaurentiis and his wife Paola operate Casina Rossa in the Abruzzo region of Italy. They are driven to tirelessly invent, improve, innovate, and refine their products.
Ingredients: Spicy peppers (Peperoncini piccanti farciti) stuffed [filling: tuna 20%, rice, onion, peanuts, capers, cheese (cow's milk, salt, rennet), anchovies, parsley] 55%, sunflower oil, extra virgin olive oil, wine vinegar, sea salt, sugar, citric acid. Pasteurized.
May contain traces of walnuts, almonds, and pine nuts.
A 280 gram (9.9 ounce) glass jar.
In the beautiful Tuscan hamlet of Loro Ciuffenna, Sandra Masi, Viviano Venturi, and their small, skilled crew produce an amazing variety of organic products. Their focus is on regional, traditionally-inspired dishes created from local recipes and containing heirloom cultivars. Their 100% organic product line is internationally acclaimed. All Radici products are known for pure, focused flavors that elevate any home-cooked meal to restaurant quality.
Radici of Tuscany's Organic Artichoke hearts are packed in extra virgin olive oil with a hint of seasonings. Called Carciofi in Italian, these tender organic artichoke hearts are irresistible.
Everyone who tries these organic artichokes says the same thing, "these are the best artichokes I have ever had!". We wholeheartedly agree.
And remember to save the extra virgin olive oil for drizzling on bread, or for your favorite salad dressings!
Ingredients: Artichokes, extra virgin olive oil, vinegar, salt, spices.
9.9 ounce (280 gram) jar
Sweet whole figs with Barolo, “the King of Wines”. An elegant companion for cheese plates and meat dishes, or just do what we do and eat them right out of the jar!
I Peccati di Ciacco is a first choice for lovers of Piedmontese cuisine at its best! Made in the village of La Morra, outside Alba, each product is carefully made in small lots according to regionally-inspired recipes. This artisanal process maintains the vibrant freshness, and homemade goodness, of these amazing figs!
Ingredients: oven-dried figs, water, sugar, Barolo wine DOCG 8%
10.6 ounce (300 gram) glass jar
This unique version of a classic southern Italian condiment pairs rich Pugliese sun-dried tomatoes with a natural smoke to bring new levels of flavor to crostini, bruschetta, and pasta dishes. Try this spreadable burst of flavor on meat and cheese-based sandwiches, even hamburgers. Mix with mayonnaise to create your own smoky Italian-style aioli.
Ingredients: semi dried tomatoes 63%, sunflower oil, spices, natural flavor, salt, ascorbic acid, citric acid. Natural smoke flavoring.
Produced in a factory that processes products containing: fish, celery, milk and derivatives, cashews, sulfites, molluscs.
190 gram (6.7 ounce) glass jar
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!
Same great mushroom truffle spread, brand new jar and label design
Casina Rossa's Mushroom Spread with Truffles contains champignon and forest mushrooms, black truffles, vinegar, salt, and essence of white truffle. This epicurean blend of flavors adds a touch of class to antipasti, side, and main dishes. Try blending it into melted butter and serving it on top of baked or mashed potatoes for a real treat. It is amazing on top of a grilled steak, or spread on a lovely warm baguette. Of course you can simply apply the spoon method and just eat it straight out of the jar!
3.5 ounce (100 gram) glass jar
Champignon, cremini/crimini, baby bella, oyster, and poplar mushrooms flavored with herbs. Marinated and packed in olive oil.
Ingredients: (Common mushroom - Agaricus Bisporus, Oyster Mushroom - Pleurotus ostreatus and Poplar mushroom - Agrocybe aegerita) variable quantity 60%, sunflower oil, extra virgin olive oil, wine vinegar, sea salt, parsley, basil, garlic, chili, pepper, cinnamon, laurel, citric acid. Pasteurized.
May contain traces of milk, fish, peanuts, walnuts, almonds, and pine nuts.
This lush spread brings together the wonderful flavors of northern Italian cuisine: mushrooms, hazelnuts, truffles, and aged cheese. We love to use it when making crostini, creating a flavorful sauce for pasta, and topping cooked chicken or grilled steak.
Ingredients: Champignon mushrooms (Agaricus Bisporus), olive oil, Summer Black Truffle (Tuber Aestivum Vitt.) 10%, Parmesan cheese (milk, salt, rennet) 10%, white wine, hazelnuts 4%, lemon juice, pine nuts, salt, flavors, lactic acid.
3 ounce (85 gram) glass jar
I Peccati di Ciacco is a first choice for lovers of Piedmontese cuisine at its best! Made in the village of La Morra, outside Alba, world-famous for wine, and black and white truffles, each product is made in small lots according to regionally-inspired recipes with careful attention to maintaining freshness and homemade goodness.
This Black Truffle Honey is a gorgeous, well-balanced version of the classic condiment. This black truffle-infused honey has a millefiori honey base with a richness to match the subtle infusion of real Italian black truffle: a whole flake is visible in every jar.
3.88 ounce (110 gram) net weight jar
I Peccati di Ciacco, one of our favorite producers, brings us this Red Wine Vinegar made from 100% DOCG Barolo Nebbiolo grapes from the heart of Italy's Piedmont region. This red wine vinegar is the perfect condiment for salads, meat dishes, polenta, and braised meats. Savory and smooth, it will become your "go-to" red wine vinegar in your kitchen.
This red wine vinegar was voted the #1 mono-varietal vinegar in Italy by Gambero Rosso.
250 milliliter (8.45 fluid ounce) bottle
Acetorium vinegars are the result of an extraordinary collaboration between esteemed winemaker Joseph Reiterer of Alto Adige and German master vinegar maker Robert Bauer. All Acetorium vinegars are made from fine wines with the best basic ingredients. These fine wines are transformed into vinegars and cask aged. The result is intensely flavored, harmoniously balanced, vinegars that bring vibrancy and freshness to anything from salad dressings to meat dishes to desserts.
Made from Mediterranean tomatoes. Complements vinaigrettes, caprese salads, and heirloom tomatoes.
Pure fruit (tomato) vinegar, no additives or infusions.
Fig wine converted to vinegar without any infusions or additives.
Good for marinating, seasoning, and finishing.
Complements salads, desserts, and seafood.
Pure fruit vinegar.
Chestnut flour is a classic in the Ligurian Hills and is considered a defining product on the Mediterranean coast of Italy. La Bella has combined this traditional flour with a ruffled flat short pasta in a tribute to the history of food in Liguria. These short, flat ruffles are meant to look like the ruffled collars of "signorine" of Liguria. You can combine this wonderful pasta with kale and pine nuts for a modern and healthy pasta dish, or make a brown butter, sage sauce, and top with strips of proscuitto.
Ingredients: Organic durum wheat semolina, organic chestnut flour (25%)
250 gram (8.8 ounce) box
Tenuta Sant’Ilario is a farm located between the sea and the mountains, and stands on a green hill overlooking the sea. It was founded in 1982 and, although it has grown in technology and manufacturing, it has always remained a small, family run business.
Tortiglione is an ancient heirloom olive variety that is widespread in the areas of Teramo and part of Pescara. The name “tortiglione”, or twisted, comes from its clockwise tortile trunk of the olive trees. The tortiglione olive is not suited to mechanical harvesting, it bruises and tears easily, so it is always harvested by hand. The variety is recognized as Biennial bearing, and thus may not be made in every year. Tortiglione olives are late ripening, providing an oil rich in polyphenols (antioxidants), which indicates high quality. This varietal typically has a spicy flavor profile.
This extra virgin olive oil is 100% Tortiglione.
This is the third time this EVOO has ever been imported to the USA, only 96 bottles. We were lucky enough to be allocated 12. GRAB THEM!
Produced and bottled by Tenuta Sant’Ilario with olives grown, harvested, and pressed at the Tenuta Sant’Ilario Estate in Italy.
400 milliliter (13.5 ounce) ceramic bottles
Boldly aromatic and green, it is a brilliant extra virgin olive oil. This Sardinian Extra Virgin Olive Oil is pressed from olives immediately after harvest with a top-of-the-line cold extraction system.
Produced and bottled by Giuseppe Fois “Accademia Olearia” (Olive Oil Academy) with olives grown, harvested, and pressed at the Giuseppe Fois “Accademia Olearia” (Olive Oil Academy) Estate in Italy.
500 milliliter (16.8 ounce) bottles
Tuscany is the location for olive oil purists. Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Tuscany have been synonymous for centuries.
This Tuscan Extra Virgin Olive Oil is a blend of Frantoio, Moraiolo, and Leccino olives, the three main cultivars in Tuscany. It has an emerald green color with wonderful, classic Tuscan olive oil flavors. Drizzle it on fresh salad greens, roasted vegetables, even vanilla ice cream (yes really!).
Produced and bottled by Il Boschetto with olives grown, harvested, and pressed at the Il Boschetto Estate in Italy.
500 milliliter (16.8 ounce) glass bottle
Made in the prestigious Monte Iblei zone of southeastern Sicily, Marino's Novello Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil contains 100% Tonda Iblea olives. This hand-harvested, early-picked, 100% organic, extra virgin olive oil is made in small quantities. We only get 24 bottles a year!
The annual tasting of freshly pressed olive oil is a generations old tradition in Italy. One must taste these truly fresh extra virgin olive oils and experience their fabulous vibrancy in order to understand why food loving Italians look forward to the yearly olive oil release!
This very special organic extra virgin olive oil has earned the Marino family:
We love this flavorful, unfiltered, organic extra virgin olive oil, and think you will too!
Produced and bottled by the Marino Family with olives grown, harvested, and pressed at the Marino Estate in Italy.
500 milliliter (16.8 fluid ounce) glass bottles
The very first IGP designation for olive oil made within the region of Puglia. The decorative lace label furthers the message of place calling out the tradition of filet lace making in this region. A lovely, balanced profile. Perfect for searing shrimp to serve with polenta or drizzled over an asparagus risotto.
Made from Coratina and Ogliarola olives.
Produced and bottled by Le Ferre with olives grown, harvested, and pressed by the La Ferre Estate in Italy.
500 milliliter (16.8 ounce) bottle
Colli Etruschi in Lazio, Italy was kind enough to offer us a special bottling of their late harvest Caninese extra virgin olive oil for our own private label.
If tasted blind, you would easily think this extra virgin olive oil was twice the cost, but at only $25 per bottle, it is a bargain, and suitable for both special occasions and daily use.
Colli Etruschi is a farm cooperative located near the Etruscan town of Blera. Under the supervision of agronomist Nicola Fazzi, their facility uses state-of-the-art-equipment to produce the highest quality extra virgin olive oils.
Produced and bottled by Colli Etruschi with olives grown, harvested, and pressed by the Colli Etruschi Cooperative in Italy.
Unfortunately these did not make it onto the spring container. The next shipment is arriving late June 2023Please try the Gourmet Delights from Lazio or the Giuseppe Fois from Sardinia
We are so proud to be able to offer you our own branded extra virgin olive oil. Our goal was simple, to find an amazing extra virgin olive oil from Italy for daily use. We asked for it to be full bodied and delicious. We also asked for a price point below $30.
The wonderful people at Trampetti came through with their leccino/frantoio olive blend. They continue to meet the highest standards, as one would expect from Trampetti, and meet our goals as well.
The Trampetti farm is located in the prestigious Assisi-Spoleto hills of Umbria’s “gold coast” olive zone. There Massimo Sisani, third-generation descendant of Eugenio Trampetti, and Federico Bibi, Umbrian agricultural specialist, dedicate themselves to the production of one of the finest organic extra virgin olive oils in Italy. Same day, state-of-the-art mechanical (vs. chemical extraction which is inferior) processing of early hand picked olives results in an extra virgin olive oil with intense yet harmonious palate.
Trampetti’s high polyphenol levels (indicating quality of fruit) and low free oleic acidity levels (indicating freshness) have perennially put it at the top of all Italian extra virgin oils.
Produced and bottled by Trampetti with olives grown, harvested, and pressed at the Trampetti Estate in Italy.
500 milliliter (16.8 fluid ounce) bottle
This Casina Rossa extra virgin olive oil with black truffles (Tuber Aestivum which is the summer black truffle found in Europe) is aromatic yet subtle, extremely versatile, and great on risottos, pastas, pizzas, and popcorn! A real piece of truffle is in every bottle.
Casina Rossa produces this extra virgin olive oil with black truffle by traditionally cultivating and harvesting Gentile, Intosso, and Ghiandaro olives from their family-owned trees. By coupling these traditional methods with modern continuous cycle processing, they produce a first class extra virgin olive oil. Try this extra virgin olive oil with black truffle on antipasti, risottos, and pastas.
Produced and bottled by Casina Rossa with olives grown, harvested, and pressed at the Casina Rossa Estate in Italy.
Do not be fooled by other truffle oils that use grape seed, sunflower, safflower, or even "olive oil"... if they went cheap on the oil you know they went cheap on the truffle. Demand "extra virgin olive oil," the best. Plus those other "truffle oils" do NOT have actual pieces of truffle in them, another cost cutting step which gives their truffle oils a chemically taste. YUCK! So they went cheap on the truffle too.
Only buy truffle oils, like this one, that use extra virgin olive oil and that have actual pieces of REAL TRUFFLE in EVERY bottle. That way you can guarantee you will get the pure truffle flavor you expect and demand.
It is a difference you can taste!
100 milliliter bottle (3.5 fluid ounce)
I Peccati di Ciacco is a first choice for lovers of Piedmontese cuisine at its best! Made in the village of La Morra, outside Alba, world-famous for wine and black & white truffles, each product is made in small lots according to regionally-inspired recipes with careful attention to maintaining freshness and homemade goodness.
This white truffle extra virgin olive oil is both aromatic and finely balanced. Each bottle, using top quality extra virgin olive oil, contains actual pieces of white truffle (Tuber magnatum pico, found in northern and central Italy). Spectacular in casseroles, vegetable and potato dishes, soups, gravies, meat sauces/entrées.... this is truly a chef's companion. On hot pizza, and on popcorn, it's perfect!
Do not be fooled by other truffle oils that use grape seed, sunflower, safflower, or even "olive oil"... if they went cheap on the oil you know they went cheap on the truffle. Demand "extra virgin olive oil," the best. Plus those other "truffle oils" do NOT have actual pieces of truffle in them, another cost cutting step which gives their truffle oil a chemically taste. So they went cheap on the truffle too.
Only buy truffle oils, like this one, that use EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL and that have ACTUAL PIECES of REAL TRUFFLE in EVERY bottle. That way you are guaranteed to get real, pure truffle flavor. It is a difference you can taste!
3.3 fluid ounce (100 milliliter) bottle
From their home base in the Abruzzo Region of Italy the Iacovanelli family, ADI’s owners, care for their bees with strictly organic techniques that blend solid traditions with contemporary innovation. They only harvest their honey when it is fully mature: when flavor, color, aroma, and nutritional content reach their peak.
This traditional, pale amber, and slightly chewy, Mediterranean honey has an intense and savory aromatic profile, and a full-bodied sweetness with a strong piney aroma and herbaceous flavor. Excellent as a glaze for roasted chicken or pork, for baking - especially in olive oil cakes, and on whole grain toast.
8.8 ounce (250 gram) glass jar
From their home base in the Abruzzo Region of
Italy the Iacovanelli family, ADI’s owners, care
for their bees with strictly organic techniques
that blend solid traditions with contemporary
innovation. They only harvest their honey when
it is fully mature: when flavor, color, aroma,
and nutritional content reach their peak.
This Cherry Blossom Honey is a pale, opaque, and creamy honey with a complex sweetness. We think it is excellent with smoky or sheep’s milk cheeses, Japanese green teas, and pastries.
This is a rich, dark amber and liquid honey from the chestnut tree flowers of the Abruzzo hills. We love this savory honey as it is perfect for glazes, pairs wonderfully with Taleggio and Fontina cheeses, and is great on roasted meats. It is also incredible on radicchio, on squash, and in pumpkin soups.
Pariani candied Cantiano Black Cherries are the perfect dessert topping for cherry lovers. Spoon these sour black cherries over yogurt or use them in crepes at breakfast, or add them to your favorite desserts like ice cream sundaes, cheesecakes, and chocolate mousse. A single candied black cherry is a perfect accent when placed on top of cupcakes and pastries.
Pariani products are used in the kitchens of many Michelin-star restaurants and are loved by leading master chocolatiers, patissiers, and artisan ice-cream makers all over the world.
We think these are 1000x better than those Amarena cherries in the white and blue jars!
Ingredients: sour black cherries (46.2%), sugar, black cherry juice, agar agar (natural gelling agent), tara gum, natural flavoring of bitter almond, citrus peel, spices.
May also contain traces of tree nuts (hazelnut, pistachio, walnut, Pecan, Queensland nut, cashew nut), milk, and soybeans. May contain pits.
8.64 ounce (245 gram) glass jar.
Strawberry tarts are brought to the next level when using these wild, semi-candied whole strawberries. The natural flavors are perfectly preserved by Pariani’s cold candying process which also prevents the fruit from freezing at cold temperatures so the strawberries stay soft even when mixed with your favorite ice cream.
We also love them spooned over yogurt, folded through whipped cream, in crepes, strawberry cheesecake, and when making a strawberry fool.
Ingredients: strawberry (60%), sugar, glucose syrup.
May contain traces of tree nuts (hazelnut, almond, pistachio, walnut, Pecan, Queensland nut, cashew nut), milk and soybeans.
9.2 ounce (260 gram) glass jar.
We love these candied, sweet, and delicious Martin Sec Pears which are native to the Province of Cuneo in Northern Italy. These candied pear cubes are perfect for folding into batters and doughs, filling crepes, mixing in or topping ice cream and gelato, and are wonderful in panna cotta.
Ingredients: glucose syrup, pear (28%), sugar.
These cubes of candied lemon are made from Sicilian lemons which have a lovely, bright flavor. The sharpness normally associated with lemons is softened by the sugar syrup while retaining the freshness. These candied lemon cubes are great in homemade ice cream, gelato, baking (fruit cakes, cup cakes, chocolate desserts, panettone), and cocktails.
Ingredients: lemon peels (60%), sugar, glucose syrup.
These cubes of candied orange are made from fragrant bitter-sweet Sicilian oranges. They will bring a lovely orange flavor to crepes, breads, cookies, cheesecake, panettone, ice cream, gelato, and chocolate tarts.
In baking we simply add these directly into the batter or dough.
These candied Taggascia olives are perfectly balanced, not too sweet, not too salty. This savory-sweet combination makes them perfect snacking olives, great for an antipasti platter, and we love them in cocktails and savory pastas.
Ingredients: olives (60%), sugar, glucose syrup.
May contain traces of tree nuts (hazelnut, almond, pistachio, walnut, pecan, Queensland nut, cashew nut), milk, soy.
Regionally famed and historic Sfusato lemons from coastal Campania are carefully air-dried, and perfectly ground, by food artisan Michele Ferrante. This culinary powder brings the evocative flavor of the limonaii of Campania to fish dishes, desserts, and risottos.
We love to take endive leaves, spread in some room temperature Boursin cheese, and add a sprinkle of Lemon Peel Powder.... WOW!
This is a small production, and seasonal item. We wait for the lemon harvest, and then for the drying, and then for them to ship it to us. So please consider buying 4, 6, 12 months worth at a time as it does sell out by mid-summer.
0.7 ounce (20 gram) glass jar.
This is not your ordinary, supermarket, oregano. This is mind-blowing, full of flavor like you've never experienced, oregano!! A true food gem that we are so proud to be able to offer to you.
Hand-picked, mountain oregano from Campania, Italy.
From the Alburni Mountains in Campania.
Suggested for roasted bell peppers, fresh feta cheese, veal cutlets, and of course, pizza!
10 gram (0.35 ounce) glass jar
Air-dried, hand-ground Campanian hot pepper. Zesty yet nutty flavor with notes of wood smoke and plenty of heat. Suggested for pasta and beans.
40 gram (1.41 ounce) glass jar
Two words describe the Sicilian terrain where our producer and friend, the Marino family, has generational roots as far back as they can remember: warm and pure.
The Marino family proudly produces organic products on their farm in southeastern Sicily in the Italian province of Siracusa. Their native terroir, enriched by the Sicilian sun, as well as by tradition-bound stewardship, yields deep, pure, amazing flavors.
Grown in the prestigious Monte Iblei zone of southeastern Sicily, this Organic Bay Leaf, from Sicilian Laurel, is hand harvested.
This is a micro-production, we only get 24 jars a year. GRAB SOME for your own kitchen!
0.7 ounce (20 gram) glass jar
Grown in the prestigious Monte Iblei zone of southeastern Sicily, this Wild Organic Sicilian Fennel Seed is hand harvested.
This is a micro-production, we only get 36 jars a year. GRAB SOME for your own kitchen!
1.6 ounce (50 gram) glass jar
Grown in the prestigious Monte Iblei zone of southeastern Sicily, these local, fresh, wild, organic capers are hand-harvested and then salted with Trapani Sicilian sea salt. These surpass all the other salted capers we have eaten, their flavor and freshness is beyond your wildest imagination. They will inspire home cooks and chefs to add capers to every meal: from salads and antipasti, to roasted fish and pastas.
Ingredients: Capers, salt 20%.
6.4 ounce (180 gram) glass jar
This wonderful blend of ground Italian black truffle and sea salt is irresistible with eggs, grilled vegetables, baked potatoes, french fries, pizza, in soups, and on popcorn!
Main dishes, such as delicate fishes and light pastas, come alive with a sprinkle of this magical salt. Sprinkle it in chicken soup as you put it in the bowl for an amazing flavor!!
Every dish, every bite, becomes a special mouth-watering occasion.
If you love the taste of truffles, this is a MUST HAVE in your kitchen!
A friend of ours keeps it in her purse for those "emergency" trips to fast food burger joints.... TRUFFLE FRIES :)
Featured on Oprah Winfrey's O List and in the December 2009 issue of Bon Appetit Magazine!
3.5 ounce glass jar
Same great salt, in a smaller jar.
Perfect for your desk, briefcase, purse, dorm room, or suitcase. Use it on picnics, and of course it is perfect as a gift.
1.1 ounce (30 gram) glass jar; about the size of a golf ball
Casina Rossa's Fennel & Salt with Organic Fennel Pollen is crafted with top quality sea salt, blended with toasted fennel and organic fennel pollen from Tuscany's verdant Arno valley. This salt is an invaluable condiment for salads and vegetables, and is magic on bruschette, pastas, fish, chicken, pork, and grilled meats.
The unmistakable flavor of fennel combined with sea salt will turn your normal dish into something incredible.
Ingredients: Salt 90% (fennel seeds, black pepper, oregano, white pepper, laurel, grass pepper, curry, fennel pollen, thyme, juniper, pimento, mustard) in varying quantity.
Porcini & Salt is a natural blend of sea salt, sun dried porcini mushrooms, onion, garlic, and other spices. With its wonderful aroma and flavor, Porcini & Salt adds remarkable flavor to almost any cuisine.
Porcini & Salt makes a great rub for veal, pork, poultry, and fish, and we love it as a finishing touch for pastas, risotto, and even mashed potatoes.
The unmistakable flavor of porcini combined with sea salt will turn your normal dish into something incredible.
Ingredients: sea salt, dried porcini mushrooms (Boletus Edulis), green onion, garlic, parsley, basil, black pepper, pink peppercorns, bay leaf, sage.
In the Mediterranean, squid ink is used in many recipes: Paella, risotto, black rice, soup, pasta, and of course Chipirones en su Tinta (squid in its own ink). It is also regularly included in seafood stews. In Italian cooking, it is used to prepare spaghetti al nero di seppia.
Squid ink contains numerous amino acids and polysaccharides, so in addition to being delicious in recipes, it is also known to have many health benefits including treating depression.
Yes this squid ink is the same ink that they squirt at their attackers in order to escape.
Conservas de Cambados is based in Galicia in Northeast Spain. This is the region of the Arousa Ría, which is well-known not just for its size, but also for the richness of its marine life.
Ingredients: cuttlefish ink, water, and salt.
3.2 ounce (90 gram) glass jar.
Chianti Classico in the heart of Tuscany is the location for olive oil purists. Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Tuscany have been synonymous for centuries.
Mannucci-Droandi is a true visionary, and Tuscan through and through. He is the originator of the organic revolution in this area. He is not only the reigning olive oil champion, but is one of the few truly organic top tier producers. Mannucci-Droandi is the leader in aroma and flavor in this part of the world. This organic extra virgin olive oil is thick and fruity with an intensity unmatched by anyone.
This Mannucci-Droandi Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil has an extremely low free oleic acid content and a high level of polyphenols, earning it a place among the best extra virgin olive oils in Italy. Mannucci-Droandi is one of the few oils in its zone, and the country, to be both organic and have the coveted D.O.P. (Denominazione di Origine Protetta) certification.
It is an extraordinary extra virgin olive oil.
One of the hardest Extra Virgin Olive Oils to obtain, only 3,000 bottles were made, this is Mannucci-Droandi's top of the line.
Produced and bottled by Mannucci-Droandi with olives grown, harvested, and pressed at the Mannucci-Droandi Estate in Italy.
These hearty, thin-skinned beans cook to perfection in a few hours without preliminary soaking. They are an heirloom treasure that are carefully grown and tended by Michele Ferrante and are registered by the Italian Ministry of Agriculture as authentic “Fagioli di Controne.” These tender beans are flavorful in your favorite soups or simply served with olive oil and seasonings.
300 gram (10 ounce) bag