INTOSSO Monocultivar Extra Virgin Olive Oil is a top quality oil obtained directly by cold-milling olives of Abruzzo exclusively with mechanical procedures. INTOSSO has a delicate, harmonic and well-balanced taste, it slightly smells like artichoke and tomato leaves and has fruity and intense hints. In the ancient tradition of Abruzzo, INTOSSO olives were consumed as fruits all year round and were preserved in terracotta bowls after long salting and caring procedures.
100% italian chestnut honey 250 g
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Rustichella d’Abruzzo Chestnut Honey has an intense taste with a slightly bitter aftertaste. It facilitates blood circulation and has anti-spasmodic, astringent and disinfectant properties, especially for urinary tract. Therefore, it is suited for the elderly and children. As for food combinations, Chestnut Honey has the highest content of mineral salts, so it is very well appreciated by sportspeople. With its intense and balsamic smell, it is perfect when combined with Grana Trentino cheese, enhancing its natural sweetness, with fresh Pecorino cheese, Caciocavallo cheese, goat’s cheese and Parmigiano Reggiano cheese.
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The balsamic vinegar of Modena is obtained by a machining process of cooked must, concentrated must, wine vinegar. The must used for the production comes from grapes grown exclusively in the province of Modena. Already known in the Roman times and always linked to the culture and history of Modena, the Balsamic Vinegar of Modena is one of the ambassadors of Italian wine and food excellence in the world. In 2009, the Balsamic Vinegar of Modena was registered as PGI by the European Union.. The balsamic vinegar of Modena "GOLD" stands out for its extraordinary density, the delicate, persistent scent with pleasant and harmonious acidity, for the deep brown colour, for acetic smell with woody overtones and for the balanced, sweet and sour taste. Particularly suitable for the game, the fish, the cheese, strawberries, ice cream and can even be used as a digestive.
Speciality of PrimoGrano line, the local type of tomato called “Pera” (pear) grows in Abruzzo. It is unique and very different from all the other varieties of tomato. It has been cultivated for centuries and has very few seeds, it is very fleshy and weighs about 300-500 g. It is particularly suited for the preparation of sauces and its sweet and velvety taste, together with its low acidity, makes it much more refined than all other common types. To enjoy its organoleptic properties, we recommend using it “raw”, pan-frying it together with pasta and adding just a little bit of PrimoGrano INTOSSO Extra Virgin Olive Oil with some perfumed basil leaves.
Rustichella d’Abruzzo brings to your table its Extra Virgin Olive Oil, in 3l Bag in Tube version, honoured in 2016 with two red leaves by Gambero Rosso. This olive oil has low acidity and a slightly fruity flavour with sharp notes. The harvest technique through “brucatura manuale” and the following stone milling allow to preserve both the integrity of centuries-old olive groves and the high quality of olives, even from an organoleptic point of view.
Rustichella d’Abruzzo, committing to always promote the top-quality products of the territory, started the direct production of saffron collaborating with skilled farmers of San Pio delle Camere, in order to offer its many estimators a purple-coloured speciality of Abruzzo that has a unique taste and perfume. Harvested at sunrise and selected by hand, it is put in a small jar of 1 g which preserves all the essence and history of Abruzzo. Try it with our RAPIDA Spaghetto 90 (cooking time 90 seconds), leek fondue and crispy cheek lard, following the recipe of the Michelin-starred Chef William Zonfa from L’Aquila.
Fillets of boned anchovies in Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Try them with our Spaghettone del Leone (diameter 2,6 mm) or with our Linguine and a bit of PrimoGrano INTOSSO monocultivar Extra Virgin Olive Oil. After opening keep refrigerated and consume within a few days.
Ready-to-serve sauce made through slow boiling of tomato pulp, extra virgin olive oil of Aprutino Pescarese area, garlic, onion, “Leccino” olives and salt. It combines well with Rustichella d’Abruzzo whole wheat line for light recipes with the typical Mediterranean taste. To be consumed at room temperature or slightly heated at low flame. After opening keep refrigerated and consume within 3-4 days. Product for 4-6 people.
Rustichella d’Abruzzo Tomato Puree reminds us of families that traditionally prepare the preserves for the winter during summertime afternoons. It is perfect for dense and rich “Sunday sauces” or simply heated and ready to be sautéed in combination with one of Rustichella d’Abruzzo short types of pasta.
Made with simple and genuine ingredients, Rustichella d’Abruzzo Torrone Nocciolato enhances the quality and taste of the best gianduia milk chocolate and the delicious toasted hazelnuts, which melt together in order to create a speciality with a unique taste. Skillfully prepared following the old artisan method, Rustichella d’Abruzzo Nocciolato satisfies and conquers even the most demanding palates. Packed by hand, it has an elegant wrapping which gives this speciality a touch of refinement.
Made through an innovative production process with no pasteurization, the black olive cream has an intense and firm taste. It is perfect as condiment for bruschette and starters, with a bit of Rustichella d’Abruzzo PrimoGrano INTOSSO extra virgin olive oil. To be consumed at room temperature or slightly heated at low flame. After oening keep refrigerated and consume within 3-4 days. Product for 1-2 people.
Vialone Nano is a type of rice with a Protected Geographical Indication, originally from the “bassa veronese” area, whose main feature is to be cultivated in irrigated areas with pure resurgence water, representing the pride and passion of the Po Valley. Among the types of rice made by hybridisation, this is the most ancient one, almost considered as the ancestor of Italian rice. Its grain is round and medium in length, about 5/6 mm, most suitable for preparing refined risotti thanks to its high resistance in cooking and extraordinary capability to absorb the condiments. Extremely versatile, it is recommended also for preparing vegetable soups, broths, rice croquettes or arancini (rice balls). Cooking time: 14-16 minutes.
Amaretti are traditional handmade biscuits with sweet and bitter almonds, sugar and albumen. The recipe proposd by Rustichella d’Abruzzo is the typical one from Loreto Aprutino (one of the most fascinating old medieval villages in Abruzzo), in the soft version. They are excellent to be served with a cup of tea and eaten in special occasions. Its refined packaging can be created only by those who have a great passion for tradition.
Ready-to-serve sauce made through slow boiling of tomato pulp, with clams, parsley, garlic and extra virgin olive oil of Aprutino Pescarese area. Ideal combination is with Rustichella d’Abruzzo Linguine, but we also recommend it with “90 RAPIDA” Spaghetti. To be consumed at room temperature or slightly heated at low flame. After opening keep refrigerated and consume within 3-4 days. Product for 1-2 people.
Rustichella d’Abruzzo Semi-dried Tomatoes are dried and preserved in Extra virgin olive oil with addition of garlic, oregano, parsley and salt. They are perfect for a hot bruschetta with a bit of Rustichella PrimoGrano INTOSSO monocultivar Extra virgin olive oil, or tasted on whole wheat bread or on a fresh focaccia. They also match meats or steamed seafood with a bit of oregano and Rustichella Extra virgin olive oil.
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Entirely hand-made following ancient recipes handed down in secret and scrupulously kept. Tasty but above all friable snacks. Thanks to the use of finest raw materials, 100% Italian flours and semolina and extra virgin olive oil, Tarallucci Rustichella are a gastronomic excellence for taste and simplicity. Cooked through a boiling system that gives the tarallo a friability unreachable in backing. Perfect if accompanied by beer, a mixed platter of cured meats and cheeses, or by a good glass of red wine Montepulciano d'Abruzzo. Delicious even for a tasty snack.
Ready-to-serve sauce made through slow boiling of tomato pulp, with tuna fish, olives, anchovy cream, capers, onion and extra virgin olive oil of Aprutino Pescarese area. We absolutely recommend combination with Rustichella d’Abruzzo Lumaconi and Paccheri. To be consumed at room temperature or slightly heated at low flame. After opening keep refrigerated and consume within 3-4 days. Product for 2-3 people.