Nancy Harmon Jenkins chooses Gustarosso San Marzano Tomatoes

Nancy Harmon Jenkins is an absolute authority on Mediterranean cooking in the United States. Consequently, we are contentissimi to read that her canned tomatoes of choice are none other than Gustarosso’s San Marzanos! She detailed her visit with Gustarosso farmer Vincenzo and his wife Lina in a beautiful edition of her newsletter “On the Kitchen…

How to Avoid Fraudulent San Marzano Tomatoes

Fraudulent San Marzano Tomatoes are real problem here in the US. Chances are, if you’ve bought a can of “Italian San Marzano Tomatoes” from your local grocery store, they’re fake! “At maximum 5 percent of tomatoes sold in the U.S. as San Marzanos are real San Marzanos” – Eduardo Ruggiero, President of the Consorzio San…

Best Tomato Paste Ever, according to Saveur

Yes, you heard that right. Here at Gustiamo we have the best tomato paste ever, that’s Pianogrillo Estratto di Pomodori. Kristy Mucci of Saveur wants the world to know!  In her interview with Chef Mike Anthony at Gramercy Tavern, he says: “Most everyone who cooks has a thing of tomato paste. It just never really has appealed…

Le Iene: When the Chinese Tomato becomes Made in Italy

Le Iene or “The Hyenas” is a very popular TV show in Italy. It’s kind of like the Italian version of Mythbusters, but much more popular and way more relevant to social issues. The latest episode of Le Iene is all about tomatoes. Specifically, it is about how Italian companies buy tomatoes in China and then sell them as…