It Would Be Illegal. In Europe

We’re talking, AGAIN, about the San Marzano tomatoes scandal. I just received the comment below from Salvo Agusta, a lawyer in Italy, who explains what DOP really means in Europe. This is our point: it would be illegal in Europe to label a product San Marzano, if it is not a real San Marzano Tomato….

Dry White FIGS from Cilento – They are Certified DOP

This lovely package contains the most spectacular DRY FIGS you have ever tasted.  They have a dense white pulp that is extra sweet,  more tender and fine seeded than the coarse Turkish, Greek or Calabrian figs one usually finds in the market. Stuffed with almonds, soaked in rum and fig mollasses with citrus peel and…