Chef Abel Alvarez connects his team with traditional Spanish fishermen, who use sustainable, ancient methods of catching juicy Albacore tuna. Select cuts are then grilled over live fires before being packed into tins of pure Spanish olive oil.
Star Spanish chef Abel Alvarez’s team selects tender octopus tentacles and expertly grilles them over live hardwood fires before packing them in pure Arbequina olive oil. A cephalopod lover's dream conserva.
Native Taggiasca olives are harvested from the Armato family groves in coastal Liguria and pressed on heritage stone mills. The cold extraction yields a sweet and nutty oil with a rich, dense mouthfeel. Perfect drizzled over ripe melon slices finished with sea salt for a stellar summer snack.
One of family cheesemakers Casa Madaio's most precious wheels, this sheeps' milk cheese is aged to crystalline perfection in natural stone caves perfumed with locally-sourced spring herbs. A bit of toothy bite gives way to flavors of sweet thyme blossoms and sun-baked grasses.
Bluefin tuna are caught fresh on the Spanish coast using an ancient, sustainable net method. The richest loin cuts are char-grilled to smoky perfection before being packed in floral Arbequina olive oil.
Local fisherman hand-harvest razor clams to ensure the freshest, juiciest catch; the clams are then grilled over fires of birch and beech and neatly packed in tins of pure olive oil for the ultimate conserva experience.
Ocean-fresh squid is grilled to blissful tenderness over live fires of oak and eucalyptus wood. Drenched in a rich, garlicky sauce of its own ink, this squid is a snapshot of the coastal abundance that the Gueyu Mar team pride themselves on perfecting.
Juicy sardine tails, locally caught, are grilled over live fires stoked with holm oak, birch, and eucalyptus woods. Packed in fragrant Arbequina olive oil, these sardines are an easy choice with a crusty baguette and a glass of Albariño.
Succulent sardine tails, locally caught, are grilled over live fires stoked with holm oak, birch, and eucalyptus woods. Generously spiced and packed in 100% Arbequina olive oil and cider vinegar, these special tins are a rare find.
A lighter take on Venchi's classic Cremino bar. Gently roasted pistachios work their way into the smooth center of this milk chocolate bar, surrounded by pistachio milk chocolate. Luscious and easy-eating.
This Piemontese hazelnut spread is the real deal. Venchi roasts locally-grown hazelnuts in-house and swirls them into a velvety cocoa spread - perfect on your favorite toast, or just by itself on your favorite spoon.
A toasty little sheep's milk Gouda from the North Sea island of Terschelling. The Fresian sheep that live there graze on the seaweed on the shore in addition to the local grasses found on the island. This gives Terschelling cheese a slight sea breeze saltiness amidst its caramelly, roasted nut flavor.
Situated on the Italian Riviera in Liguria, this onion jam is made for Frantoio Armato by the nuns of the nearby Carmelo Monastery. Equal parts sweet and savory, try this with your favorite pecorino for a classic pairing, or with a rich Alpine cheese for a French onion soup flavor experience.
Parish Hill's distinctly Vermonter take on an Italian Fontina style. This gorgeous natural rind cheese is given a wash in beer brine as part of its aging process, resulting in a flavor that's savory while retaining that nutty Vermont Terroir.
A classic Calabrese style Salami made in Panton, Vermont by the Artisans at Monti Verdi Salami. This particular recipe was inspired by the Salami made by a friend's Southern Italian grandmother. Full-bodied and rich with an almost olivey note, Best enjoyed with a fruity southern Italian Red.
A beautifully marbled and flavorful salami from Agricola farm in Panton, Vermont. Monti Verdi's Salame Classico is inspired by the classic Piedmontese Salami that farmer Stefano Pinna grew up with. A simple salami with Herbal flavors and a soft mineral undertone that highlights the exceptional quality of Monti Verdi's heritage breed pork.
A rare single-varietal oil from a native Sicilian olive, the Nocellara del Belice. Producer Gianfranco Becchina revitalized and maintains 300-year-old olive groves, yielding this limited-batch, intensely vegetal nuovo. Green melon frutiness up front with a hazelnut-fatty finish makes this one of our favorites.