San Marzano Tomatoes in “The Bear”

Chefs love San Marzano tomatoes. That’s old news. So it’s no surprise that the “King of Tomatoes” pepper the storeroom shelves in FX’s new series “The Bear”. In this fictionalization of a professional kitchen, culinary wonder Carmy Berzatto swoops in after a stint at an unnamed “best restaurant on Planet Earth” to turn around his…

Corbarino and Piennolo Tomatoes on Modernist Pizza Podcast

You can’t have a delicious margherita pizza without delicious tomatoes. While we’ve all heard of the infamous San Marzano, two other tomato varieties can top the DOP Margherita pizza. Meet Corbarino and Piennolo! In episode five of their Pizza series, Modernist Pizza Podcast spoke with our Corabino and Piennolo producers to learn why these vesuvian…

The Tomato Pantry

Good Italian tomatoes are the foundation of Italian cooking. With all its particular microclimates and unique terroirs, the geographical Italian peninsula is practically designed for growing gloriously flavorful tomatoes. All Gustiamo tomatoes are harvested at their peak ripeness and preserved at their maximum flavor potential. When you buy a Gustiamo tomato, you know you are getting your…

Pasta al Pomodoro Recipe

Pasta al Pomodoro is probably the most iconic Italian comfort food. It makes for a quick meal full of goodness for every day in every season. Here at Gustiamo, we cook Pasta al Pomodoro (at least) once a week.  Simplicity is the key: we can never get bored of this one!

Are those real San Marzano tomatoes?

We are really excited for this new article in Taste magazine about San Marzano Tomatoes. We like it because it’s blunt and to the point. Mari Uyehara, the article’s author, just gets it. One of her main points is: “Better to find a canned tomato that specializes in tomatoes, not advertising.” We couldn’t have said it better ourselves….