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A spectacular Puttanesca for 4 guests (with plenty of extra ingredients left over) awaits featuring the beautiful ingredients that highlight Italy’s incredible biodiversity. The package also includes a recipe by Riccardo Longo whose family hails from Campania where this recipe was created.
Gift Box includes:
-Recipe with history of the iconic dish
The key ingredients you will need to make an incredible Puttanesca (Descriptions included with package)
-Spaghetti made in its spiritual home of Gragnano
-Capers from the Aeolian Islands of Sicily
-Anchovies from Sicily
-Taggiasca olives from the Italian Riviera
-D.O.P. Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Bari, Puglia
Spaghetti- Gentile Gragano
Organic Spaghetti from the spiritual home if pasta making in Gragnano, near Napoli. Pastificio Gentile is one of the artisan factories that have made the city of Gragnano famous all over the world for its pasta. All stages of production respect tradition: from bronze dies extrusion to slow drying at low temperature according to the ancient "Cirillo Method". The raw material used is strictly Italian, coming from the regions of Southern Italy where the best wheat has always been grown. The high-quality semolina and the care in the realization of each single shape allow Gente to obtain a precious pasta, kept in a package that is in recyclable paper, convinced that the protection of the environment is an invaluable value to preserve over time.
Aolian Islands Capers from Sicilia
Salina, among the Aolian Islands of Sicily, has what is considered the perfect terrior for capers. These small production capers are cultivated in volcanic soil, which imparts a complex mineral rich flavor with delicate floral notes. These delicious capers are hand-harvested and preserved in salt. Use them to add distinctive flavor to fish, seafood, pasta, meats, vegetables, smoked salmon. and of course in the iconic Puttanesca sauce.
Sicilian Anchovy Filets in Olive Oil
Sicily is famous all over Italy for its incredible anchovys. Intense in flavor yet balanced with a mellow sweetness that balances the flavor journey. Enjoy in your favorite dish or on their own with an aperitivo.
Taggiasca Olives in Brine
Taggiasca olives from Liguria are known as the ‘Champagne’ of olives from the Italian Riviera. These sweet and non-bitter olives are from the small area of Taggia in the region of Liguria in northwestern Italy, well- known for its olives and olive oil. They contain the pit, which enhances the flavor of these delicious tiny olives. One of the signature flavors of the Italian Riviera.
Terra Di Bari DOP Extra Virgin Olive Oil (Puglia)
Puglia is known for its amazing olive oils. The Terra di Bari Dop features just 1 glorious olive: Coratina. This olive is one of Italy's most famous because of it spicy and bitter spectrum of flavor. For lovers of spicy olive oils, this is the holy grail. This particular Terra di Bari comes from the micro designation of Castel del Monte. This is the heart of quality olive oil production of Puglia. Pair with burrata, grilled meats & vegetables.
Producer: Primoli (Bari, Puglia)
Color: Intense, yellow-gold
Olive Variety: Coratina (200m)
Flavor: Intense fruit, fresh herbs & spice including: Rosemary, chili & black pepper seasoned almonds
Gentile Pomodoro Piennolo al Naturale DOP
Pomodori Piennolo grazie DOP is a small, pear shaped, deep red tomato that is so uniquely flavorful it has its own DOP designation. The unique characteristics of the Piennolo tomatoes derive from the lava-rich, potassium laden, sandy soil of the National Park of Mt. Vesuvius in which they grow. ... Gentile hand-fills each jar with Piennolo del Vesuvio tomatoes–that's it, just incredible flavor-rich tomatoes!
-the only ingredient you will need to supply is fresh garlic cloves. The rest of the ingredients are in the box. Buon appetito!
ps-We suggest Lacryma Christi Rosso, by Mastroberardino from our wine shop as a perfect wine pairing.