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Basil$5.25 – $15.00
A symbol of love in Italy, it’s said that a man with a sprig of basil in his hair announced his intentions to wed his love, and she announced her willingness with a pot of basil on her balcony.
A slightly peppery member of the mint family, Basil is pleasantly sweet backed with a bit of spice. Pair with tomato, add to pizza or use with egg dishes, fish, poultry, and salads. Basil is also the main ingredient in pesto.
Black Truffle Sea Salt$20.00
Prized by Roman chefs since the early fifth century, a taste of Truffle turns everyday meals into gourmet creations. Wealthy Romans would give a Truffle as a gift to honor the recipient as well as the giver. Sprinkle this finishing Salt on meats, eggs, potatoes, vegetables, pasta, seafood and popcorn to add a hint of earthy, mushroomy flavor. Mix with a swirl of olive oil to create a gourmet bread dipper.
Packaged in our standard size jar, approximately 3/8 cup.
Calabrian Chile Pepper$6.00 – $22.50
Fiery hot, yet bright, sweet, and with a flavor reminiscent of San Marzano tomatoes, this bewitching chile hits you with an immediate blast of fire, disipating in seconds and beckoning for you to take another bite. Perfect on top of pizza or pastas, or use as a general source of heat in your kitchen.
Garlic$6.00 – $22.50
Consumed by Greek athletic competitors, by Egyptian pyramid builders, and by Roman soldiers, garlic has historically been credited for providing strength and speed.
Sprinkle on bread with butter, and toast for a flavorful punch. Or, when the texture of garlic is undesired, but the flavor a must, garlic powder is the solution, especially for sauces and recipes with liquid to absorb the powder.
Garlic Sea Salt$6.00 – $19.50
Since its introduction in the United States in the 1700’s, garlic has grown in popularity to an average consumption of more than 2.5 pounds per person annually. Mixed with Sea Salt and Parsley, this blend is easy to use and flavorful for sprinkling on unsalted, savory dishes.
Sprinkle on vegetables, popcorn, and cold salads just before serving. Use in place of Salt in tomato-based sauces and most any savory dish.
Italian Herbs$6.50 – $19.50
Our classic herb blend highlights the bold flavors reminiscent of the smells & tastes in simple Italian restaurants. Though many believe that Italian seasoning is an American invention, it is available all over the world except, of course, in Italy! Use this well-balanced herb blend on pizzas, pasta, chicken, fish and any time you want to add classic Italian flavor. May be used in recipes calling for Italian Seasoning.
Medici ~ Italian Seasoned Salt$7.00 – $21.00
Sea Salt mixed with Tuscan favorites ~ Rosemary, Sage, Tomato Flakes and Garlic! Add to tomato sauces, use as rub, or make Italian Dressing: rehydrate 2T blend in 2T water for 5 min. Add 1/2 C each red wine vinegar and olive oil. Great with green salads, veggies and pasta.
Oregano, Mediterranean$5.75 – $18.75
Oregano, joy of the mountain, was once offered to goats and sheep for grazing in the Mediterranean to add spiciness to their meat. Oregano has a strong flavor and aroma with a pleasantly bitter, but robust effect.
A staple ingredient in Italian and Mexican cuisine, Oregano pairs well tomato sauces, soups, stews, meats, marinades, pasta, vegetables, and breads. [Oregano]
Porcini Mushroom$7.25 – $21.75
King of mushrooms, popular throughout Europe, particularly in France & Italy; use in soups, pastas & risotto. Known for its rich, meat-like flavor, which is intensified when used dried. (Note: Under granularity, “whole” refers to whole pieces as opposed to ground.)
Rincón$8.00 – $24.00
Featuring Garlic, Pineapple, Tamarind and Calabrian Chiles, this blend marries the flavors of Puerto Rico & Italy. Use in marinades, rub on chicken, pork or fish, or try with roasted veggies. With its sweet-hot profile, it’s a great addition to a Bloody Mary or Gazpacho or Peach Salsa.
Sole della Toscana$8.00 – $24.00
This versatile garlic-tomato Tuscan blend is great on anything to add a bit of pizzazz! Use on pasta, meats, fish, veggies, salads, bread and in sauces. Garlic, tomato, herbs and a touch of heat from Calabrian Chiles give this blend a true northern Italian flavor.
Vignette Chile Flakes$7.00 – $21.00
Italian Calabrian blended with Morita Chipotle & Jalapeño Chile Flakes. Add to olive oil as a dipping spice, or serve as a finishing spice to be sprinkled on top of pizza, pasta or salad. Also available at Vignette Pizzeria in Sebastopol, California.