AUTUMN CULINARY ADVENTURES IN ITALY    Catherine Ferraresi, Co-owner of Gustare Oils & Vinegars recently traveled to Europe during the autumn harvest season.  She attended an informative, full day cooking class at the Culinary Institute of Bologna (CIBO)  (http://cookingclassesinbologna.com/) seeking inspiration for recipe development in Gustare Test Kitchen.  Catherine’s desire was to learn the traditions … Continued

Rosemary Lavender Sugar Scrub

This all-natural Gustare Test Kitchen sugar scrub exfoliates and leaves your skin satiny soft. Smells fantastic, too, with the relaxing, luxuriating essence of rosemary and lavender… Rosemary Lavender Sugar Scrub Prep Time: 5 minutes Yield: 2½ cups, approximately Ingredients: 1 cup Gustare Rosemary Olive Oil 2 cups granulated sugar 1 tbsp. dried lavender 30 drops … Continued

Balsamic Vinegar: Rooted Deep in Italian Tradition and Health Benefits

There’s something distinctly soothing about the rich, sweet flavor of true, traditionally aged balsamic vinegar. Today, food-conscious Americans are making it a staple in their pantries, as Italians have for generations. Recent studies have shown the great health benefits for reducing cholesterol and regulating insulin levels, for example. Vinegar has its powers. The Romans used … Continued

Introducing Ultra Premium EV Olive Oils

Gustare now proudly features Ultra Premium (UP) brand extra virgin olive oils, innovated by our exclusive importer and launched recently in the U.S. UP EVOs exceed world standards for olive oil quality. It is the freshest and finest olive oil in the world today. Our commitment is to offer only the highest quality of freshness … Continued