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Italian Essentials
 
 
 

San Marzano tomatoes -


A variety of Roma or plum tomatoes, are considered by many chefs to be the best sauce tomatoes in the world. They come from a small town of the same name near Naples, Italy, grown in volcanic soil in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius. The volcanic soil is believed to act as a filter for water impurities. Compared to the Roma Tomatoes with which most people are familiar, Marzano tomatoes are thinner and pointier in shape. The flesh is much thicker with fewer seeds, and the taste is much stronger, less sweet and less acidic. Many people describe the taste as bittersweet, like great chocolate. Because of their high quality, San Marzano tomatoes have been designated as the only tomatoes that can be used for Vera Pizza Napoletana (True Neopolitan Pizza).

(The name denotes both a point of origin and a variety of tomato. True canned Marzanos will have the EU "DOP" emblem on the label.)



Montali Tomato Paste
in Tube

Imported from Italy. This deep red, richly flavored, double-concentrated Italian tomato paste captures the essence of ripe tomatoes and adds body and thickness to any recipe. Packaged in a convenient tube, it will keep indefinitely in the refrigerator. Add to sauces, soups, or anywhere you want an intense tomato flavor.

Flott Anchovy Paste

FLOTT Anchovy Paste from Italy.

Anchovy Paste is made from anchovies that are ground into a fine paste. It has a reddish-brown color with a moderately pronounced fishy flavor and a salty "bite."

 


Caputo "00" Flour

Simply put, Antimo Caputo makes the world's best pizza flour.Plantation Italia is pleased to make it readily available to American home pizza makers. Of all the things you can do to make better pizza, short of installing a wood-fired pizza oven, switching to Caputo Pizza flour will make all the difference in the world.


Durum Wheat Semolina


Product of Italy

It can be used as an alternative to corn meal to flour the underside of fresh pizza dough to prevent it from sticking to the pan.

 

     

Seasonello

A delicious and healthy Italian condiment made from a blend of fresh harvested sea salt, rosemary, garlic, sage and pepper. Owing to the flavorful aroma of these fresh herbs, Seasonello enriches meat, poultry, fish, potatoes, sauces, vegetables, hamburgers and just about anything your heart desires. With so much flavor coming from the blended herbs and spices, using Seasonello instead of straight salt reduces your sodium intake. Make all your dishes healthier, genuine and lighter!

Cerignola Green Olives


Mild, fresh-tasting, pure, and crisp, with a faint bittersweetness. These oblong, walnut-sized olives have a vegetable taste that makes us think of artichoke hearts. Their texture is quite firm. Try serving green Cerignolas with aged provolone, fresh mozzarella, and a hearty Chianti.

Bread

I couldn’t imagine what Italian food would be like without bread. Then again I couldn’t imagine what any food would be like without bread. Yes folks I love bread. We’re very old friends who go back many years. Michelangelo once said “I feast on wine and bread and feasts they are”. How true that is. Bread represents many things and is important in the lives of many people. Available daily.
 
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