A Few of the Most Beloved Specialties from Our Catalog

A Few of the Most Beloved Specialties from Our Catalog

In 1920, six Italian immigrants began a small specialty foods trading company to import and share Italian products with the world. Over 100 years later, that operation is still going strong, a family-owned business importing and distributing nearly 3,000 high-quality international food items. We love that we get to offer such a wide variety of Italian food imports, and while we love every single product we source, we wanted to highlight a few of our favorites right now. 

Want to level up your homemade pasta or pizza? Undoubtedly, imported flour from Italy is just a step up from most of the flour you can get from other countries. You can have the best recipe in the world, but if you don't start with the right ingredients, it will never be as good as it could be. Fundamental to Italian pasta and pizza is something called 00 flour. This exceptionally finely ground flour allows for the unique texture of classic Italian dishes, and there is no substitute for this type of flour to be found at your average American grocery store. Our La Granda Ruota "00" Pizza Flour is ground using the traditional stone milling techniques that have produced the finest flours for centuries. 

You'll need some pasta sauce to go with your new and improved pasta! We've discussed why Italian tomatoes are so incredible, but tasting is believing. Even the simplest marinara sauce is a thing of beauty when it's made with these La Fonte San Marzano Tomatoes with Basil. Sourced from a company that has been canning the finest Italian tomatoes since 1902, these whole, peeled, certified San Marzano tomatoes are some of the tastiest you can find. If you can't get enough of imported Italian tomatoes, we also suggest our sun-dried tomatoes for a truly delicious taste of Italian summer. 

Now, on to sweeter things! We carry quite a few irresistible panettone variations and really can't choose between them. We suggest browsing through the collection and looking for which flavor combination looks the most appealing. Perhaps the Traditional Milanese Panettone with raisins and candied orange peel, or maybe an Amaretto Panettone, complete with almond glaze and amaretto grains. You really can't go wrong.

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