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

Ultra Premium Olive Oil in Focus in ‘Health & Wealth’

Dave Ferraresi authored an article for Cape & Plymouth Business’s “Health & Wealth” magazine about the innovative Ultra Premium (UP) category of olive oil that distinguishes the highest quality olive oil in the world. The UP standard, Dave wrote, “was created by our exclusive importer, Veronica Foods, in response to the growing need to separate high … 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

Dave & Catherine’s ‘Taste of the Good Life’ Showcased in Cover Story

Dave and Catherine’s story of entrepreneurship made the cover of the Fall 2013 Cape & Plymouth Business’s “Health & Wealth” magazine. The article by editor Joy Jordan highlights the heavy lift that was Gustare’s inception, and how that hard work paid off for the purveyors of Cape Cod’s only extra virgin olive oil and balsamic … Continued

Edible Cape Cod: Gustare Test Kitchen ‘Like a Journey’ For Foodies

Writer Tom Dott joined Team Gustare in the Test Kitchen for a summer cooking journey that he detailed in his “Sizzling Summer” article in Edible Cape Cod. Dott wrote that Catherine and Dave’s passion for European-inspired gourmet cooking shows in how they “work tirelessly to create recipes available to anyone who wants to delve into something a … Continued

Boston Globe: Oils infused with European flavor

Gustare was featured in the Boston Globe’s “Food & Dining” section in March 2012 after the opening of the Wellesley Square location, which is now under new ownership and renamed Spring & Vine. Globe correspondent Ann Trieger Kurland described her experience in the Gustare tasting room led by owners Dave and Catherine Ferraresi: “The couple … Continued

Autumn Test Kitchen Recipes in Cape Cod Magazine

Check out Cape Cod Magazine’s take on Gustare Test Kitchen’s litany of autumnal recipes in this September/October 2010 cover story. Writer Jessica Laniekwski spent time in the Test Kitchen and took note of the “great energy and flavor imagination” of Team Gustare as it innovated recipes like Oven Baked French Toast with Red Apple Balsamic Syrup … Continued

Boston Globe: Gustare’s Mashpee Shop ‘Fresh’ and ‘Intriguing’

Boston Globe correspondent Ellen Albanese visited the Mashpee Commons shop shortly after it opened in spring 2010. “Choose from 20 extra virgin olive oils from Italy, Spain, and Australia, and 20 Italian balsamic vinegars, aged a minimum of 12 years, all from Modena,” she wrote, adding that the Dark Chocolate Balsamic Vinegar was a can’t-miss … Continued