It's difficult to find someone who doesn't like Italian food! Pizza, pasta, risotto, caprese, polenta - we could go on for days. Though there are many variations to traditional Italian dishes, using ingredients made other than in Italy itself sometimes isn't the same. Luckily, we have plenty of authentic, delicious products made in Italy that will allow you to cook authentic Italian food right in your kitchen!
The Cavalieri family has been growing wheat in the heart of Apulia since the 1800s to make their pasta. Benedetto Cavalieri is known for their selection of Italian durum wheats, their delicate processing method, and their constant research for the best quality. They make a wide variety of dry pastas including rotelle (wagon wheels)
, farfalle (bow ties)
, angel hair
, and so many more.
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1932 || Tomato Pasta Sauces
1932's specialty Italian pasta sauces are made with tomatoes from the Emilia-Romagna region. These tomatoes are freshly picked two hours prior to being kettle-cooked in small batches. Try their Arrabbiata Tomato Pasta Sauce, Pomodorina Pasta Sauce with Barlo Wine, or their Pomodorina Tomato Pasta Sauce along with your pasta for a delicious Italian meal.
3. Olive Oil
Colonna || Olive Oils of Southeastern Italy
Colonna has been producing extra virgin olive oils in southeastern Italy for over 200 years. Colonna's olives are grown on an estate near Rome that belongs to Francesco Colonna's descendants. Their oils are pressed with fragrant fruits like organic lemons, oranges, bergamots, and more. For a delicious cooking staple to include in all your Italian meals, check out Colonna's Organic Bergamot Extra Virgin Olive Oil and their Extra Virgin Olive Oil in an Anfora Bottle.
4. Balsamic Vinegar
Mussini || Aged Balsamic Vinegars
Mussini was founded in Magreta, Modena in 1909. They select their grapes from Lambrusco Grasparossa, Ancellotta, and Trebbiano. Each Mussini balsamic vinegar is high-end and designed to bring out the best sensations and aromas possible -- for this reason they make unmatchable gifts. Check out their Riservia Di Famiglia 14 Year Aged Balsamic Vinegar, Delizia 30 Year Aged Balsamic Vinegar, or their Privilegio 50 Year Aged Balsamic Vinegar.
These are just a few artisans who sell Italian products on myPanier. Check out our entire Italian collection to discover more delicious, authentic Italian food!