Salsiccia Sarda or Sardinian sausage is a cross between a salami and a sausage. Produced in the mountainous regions of Sardinia, Sardinian sausage is a blend of pork meat, herbs & spices. Enjoy this most delicious of Sardinian products as an antipasta, on pizza or broken up in a pasta sauce.
Pecorino is one of the major food symbols of Sardinia. Tradition is everything here, with dairies only using modern technologies to enhance traditional methods of production. This sheep’s milk cheese comes in an abundance of forms but is generally separated into two categories, Stagionata (aged) and fresh. The fresher varieties of pecorino such as la […]
Also known as carta da musica (music paper) for the crunching sound that is made when it is eaten. This bread was originally made by shepherds who spent long periods of time away from home tending to their flocks. They were in need of a bread that would keep for lengthy periods of time and […]
fregula Fregula seems to be becoming the new polenta. Such a humble pasta that has its traditions in the homes of poor Sardinian farm workers has become one of the most fashionable Italian ingredients around. Made from coarsely ground semolina, Fregula is a slightly chewy pasta that is fundamentally used in soups but can also […]
bottarga Bottarga is probably one of the most prominent but lesser known Sardinian products. Put simply Bottarga is sun dried tuna or mullet roe (fish eggs). The roe sac is salted and pressed between wooden boards to form its shape and then dried for several months. Depending on the pressed form the Bottarga […]
traditional ingredients a peek into the Sardinian larder sardinian products As with all of Italy, Sardinia has it’s own particular products that are representative of the cuisine of the area. Many of these products have long been difficult to find outside of Sardinia but are now readily available from most good deli’s. Having these ingredients in your […]