Granita al Caffè

We love Domenica Marchetti’s recipes because they are straightforward, balanced, and genuinely delicious. There is one more reason: they are always on point as if somebody was suggesting to her what our food minds were thinking. On these lazy, boiling hot days, Granita al Caffè is precisely what we still didn’t know we craved. As…

Iced Coffee From Puglia

Have you ever heard of Caffe Leccese? If not, please meet your next summer drink obsession. Hailing from Puglia – the Italian region in the heel of the boot – this ingenious creation involves a coffee shot, ice cubes, and almond milk or syrup. If the standard iced coffee just isn’t cutting it, this seriously could be your…

The perfect Moka Coffee

Giamaica Coffee is selected, roasted, and ground with incredible attention to detail by Simone Frasi in Verona. Simone learned the art of coffee roasting from his father, the legendary Gianni Frasi. Simone is as perfectionist a coffee roaster as he is a coffee drinker. Here are some of his secrets for brewing the absolute best coffee using the Moka pot….

Caffè Leccese: iced coffee with almond milk

This one is a real treat. A summer coffee preparation traditional to Puglia that became popular in every Italian coffee shop. It’s a mix between iced coffee and affogato, featuring the luscious addition of homemade almond milk. A sweet, satisfying, perfect break for a hot afternoon!

Shakerato Giamaica Coffee

Shakerato is the Italian alternative to your afternoon iced coffee. It is round, low in acidity, and so refreshing. Simone Frasi, the master roaster of Giamaica caffè, takes his shakerato rigorously without sugar and loves to serve it in a martini cocktail glass. Don’t be fooled. You don’t need a fancy shaker to make this…

New Italian Coffee that’s Fire

Fermi tutti! Gustiamo has just started importing a new coffee. 2021 is going to be a damn good year, in part because it will be fueled by Giamaica Coffee from Verona. Just ask any Italian in the know and they will tell you that this coffee roaster is a legend in the coffee world. Our…

Coffee Icon: Torrefazione Giamaica’s Vittoria Coffee Roaster

Just outside the walls of the old city of Verona hides the outpost of the fascinating Italian art of coffee roasting, Torrefazione Giamaica Caffè. Quite secretive and low key, this tiny coffee roastery made history in the coffee world, in Italy and beyond. Simone, son and legacy of the late coffee legend Gianni Frasi, is…