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Discover the best of Italy. Choose from premium pastas, authentic panettone, and delicious sauces—all selected to bring the authentic flavors of Italy right to your kitchen.
Transport your tastes to the coastal treasures of Italy with our imported selection of premium anchovies, octopus, mussels, and sardines. Cured in sea salt or smoked over fragrant wood chips, our glistening fish and mollusks come packed in olive oil or savory broths. From the tender tentacles of slow-simmered Octopus in Wine to the bold bite of Spanish boquerones anchovies, every sustainable seafood offering sings with the briny essence of the Mediterranean. Keep stacks of ready-to-eat tins in your pantry or gift to fellow seafood aficionados. However you choose to savor Italy’s ocean harvest, our seafood collection ensures sublime fresh catch flavor is never farther than your kitchen.
Extra Virgin Olive Oil & Infused Olive Oils
Premium Imported like Italian Costa dei Rosmarina Santa Chiara EVOO perfect for finishing dishes, Il Boschetto Infused Extra Virgin Olive Oils for salads, tapanades, and bruschetta, to high volume workhorses like Partanna Organic Sicilian Extra Virgin Olive Oil, at Cucina Mercato we know our Olive Oils, aka "liquid gold."
Preserves & Honey
Our imported collection of Italian jams, preserves and regional honey showcases artisanal confections crafted to highlight seasonal produce and botanical bounty from across Italy's diverse landscapes. Made using old world techniques, these small batch jams feature luscious cracked fig, bold blood orange marmalade, and apricot only at their summer sweetest. Smooth or suspended with fruit chunks, sweet or herbal, these spreads harness honey purity from chestnut forests or wildflower valleys. Enjoy uniquely Italian flavor all year by spreading sunshine from the Italian country cottage kitchens that capture the soul of the season's best produce picked at its peak for true farm-to-jar goodness.
Olives, Capers & Vegetables
Imported Italian Cerignola Olives, Blue Cheese Stuffed Olives, Green Olives, Spicy Olives and more, we've got olives to make your snackboards and pasta stand out! We carry Caravaglio capers packed with herbs and seat salt, non-pareil capers, caper berries to make your puttanescas, bruschettas, and Piccatas sing!
Our organic pasta collection partners with small artisanal Italian producers to bring you authentic flavors and textures crafted from durum wheat semolina and water. Choose from cuts like bronze-drawn spaghetti, trofie, paccheri, stuffed agnolotti, and gluten-free rice pasta alternatives. Slow production and quality ingredients create pastas perfect for carrying and clinging to sauces with a satisfying, al dente bite. Carefully shaped by hand, these small batch, Italian artisanal pastas made from organic semolina offer wholesome flavor and smooth texture to energize meals as the staple of your kitchen.
Our collection of handcrafted panettones delivers the flavors and artistry of Italy's treasured holiday sweet bread, made with care by small batch artisan bakeries. Crafted regionally for generations in Northern Italy, our light, gently domed loaves feature freshest flour, farm eggs, European butter, citrus and vanilla to envelope you in delicate sweetness, with indulgent flavors from chocolate drops to Vin Santo wine raisins. Our authentic panettone selection retains the heritage and soul of Italian villages; fluffy, custom slices filled with almonds, candied fruit or subtle pinoli nuts according to time-perfected regional specialties made for celebrating the season.
Risotto, Polenta & Heirloom Grains
Take Italian traditions home with premium rice, polenta, heirloom grains, and legumes sourced directly from local farmers. Alongside classic Italian risotto varieties like Carnaroli and Arborio, shop quinoa, barley, lentils, chickpeas, and many more whole foods and pantry staples fresh to your door. From hearty, cozy polenta and porridges for wintery nights to light seasonal salads made with fall’s harvest of colorful heirloom grains for your table, explore heritage flavors, textures, and recipes that capture the essence of Italian family food and comfort. Our offerings go from farm to table just as recipes have done for generations in the Italian countryside. Velvety, hearty, protein-packed, and full of feeling like home - this is soul food from the cucina.
Salts, Seasonings & Spices
Explore new dimensions of Italian flavor with our imported gourmet salts, peppers, herbs and spice blends. Infuse rich umami with black truffle sea salt, add festive sparkle with rainbow peppercorns, or enjoy the slow burn of our house-made Calabrian chili oil. We offer single-origin tellicherry peppercorns, jars of aromatic basil, oregano and rosemary, regional garlic cubes, and everything-but-the-pasta mixes perfect for one pot meals. Even traditional balsamic mustards and tapenades to liven crostini platters. Our spices and seasonings bring you the tastes celebrated in Italian kitchens from Piedmont to Siciliy, bottled at their vibrant peak so you can explore the essence of Italy through easy pantry cooking at home. Add intrigue, depth and heritage with just a pinch.
Elevate your homemade pastas, bruschetta platters and antipasti spreads with our collection of imported Italian sauces, like the vibrant Genovese pesto made with handfuls of sweet basil, Puttanesca packed with capers and olives, spicy Arrabiata powered by regional chilis, classic bruschetta topped with ripe tomato and garlic, and rich black olive tapenade. We offer premium organic and small batch recipes bottled at their peak freshness using tomatoes vine-ripened under Tuscan skies, peppers from Calabria simmered slowly for bold heat, and black truffles layered into creamy fonds. Ready to toss with your favorite pasta or partner with charcuterie boards, our bottled sauce selection delivers authentic restaurant flavor to your kitchen. From family-sized jars for Sunday gravy to gourmet offerings perfect for gifting, these are classic Italian recipes crafted with amore to bring joy, ease and tradition home.
Umbrian black truffle sauce, truffled balsamic glaze, truffle pasta and more, Cucina Mercato only carries truffle products made with the genuine article, most commercially available truffle oils are made with synthetic garlic flavoring (yuck!), you'll find none of that garbage here.
Heirloom Holiday Treats
Elevate your festivities with a bite of nostalgia from Cucina Verona's selection of Holiday Treats. Expertly crafted to delight, each sweet morsel is a nod to cherished Italian holiday traditions. Indulge in the rich, nostalgic flavors of our divine treats that are sure to evoke fond memories and create new ones. Whether it's the fragrant allure of a classic Panettone or the smooth decadence of our signature chocolates, these luxuries are destined to become a coveted part of your seasonal celebrations.
Cucina Verona Journal
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