It’s fair to say that I’m obsessed with tomatoes. If you had some in your garden, I’d pick one, sprinkle some salt on it, then eat it whole. They are truly delicious. I love tomatoes so much that I now make and sell a tomato sauce that's available for purchase online and in a number of great stores. Continue reading.
So, Who Is Nello?
Some of you have asked, "What was my time like in Italy? My day-to-day experiences? Who am I?" While I've given a brief picture, talking about my family, my education, my teaching, and my time spent in Italy, I haven't given you a picture of who I am exactly. This piece aims to do that. Continue reading.
What Makes Nello's Better?
Let's get right down to the reasons: First, Nello's Sauce is made from vine-ripened whole plum tomatoes. The skins are removed and the tomatoes are then blended to achieve perfect consistency. Take a look at most other sauces, the first ingredient listed will be "Tomato Paste," "Tomato Puree," or even "Water!" Continue reading.
How Was Nello's Sauce Born?
I knew I had had that pasta and sauce before, but I hadn't ever been to Carife. How could that have been? Isn't it only served in that part of Italy? There could be only one explanation. My great grandmother Angelina Freda arrived on Ellis Island on December 24, 1919. She brought with her the recipe. Continue reading.
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