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Aldmond Torrone
This delectable treat was commissioned by a nobel Italian family in 1441 to commemorate the marriage of their daughter. Centuries later, Torrone has become a favorite of candy lovers worldwide; everyday people with aristocratic taste.No artificial preservatives or coloring agents of any kind are added.

Focaccia Mix
This Focaccia bread mix is perfect for the budding panettiere. Learn how to make delicious focaccia bread to be used in dipping oils, for sandwiches or just be eaten by it's delicious self!

Pasta and Porcini
Gourmet imported pasta paired with Porcini Pasta Sauce! Perfect as a gift, or a kit for a simple, romantic evening together!

Dipping Oil Set
Four assorted dipping oils - garlic, parmesan, herb and balsamic and extra virgin olive oil. These delicious oils can be used as dips or drizzled over food.

Pesto Collection
Three jars of the best pasta, pizza or bruschetta toppings you will ever taste packed in a colorful gift box. A wonderful gift for a co-worker, hostess, teacher or friend. Recipes and two pesto serving spoons included. Included pestos: Fresh Basil Pesto, Artichoke Lemon Pesto, Olivada Olive Pesto.

Prosciutto di Parma - whole leg
The tender sweet taste of Prosciutto di Parma, enjoyed by Italians for over eight centuries, is still made in the hills around Parma using the same traditional methods of production. The Parma pigs are fed a very special diet of whey and grains, and the hams are hand-trimmed and massaged with natural sea salt before being aged for 400 days or longer. Only select Prosciutto from Parma that pass muster can be branded with the distinctive Ducal Crown, symbolizing quality and excellence.
- Speck - Smoked Prosciutto

White Truffle Oil
A few drops of the truffle olive oil will give the final touch of class to an unforgettable dish. Drizzled over a sliced loaf of warmed bread, it makes an unusual, deeply flavored variation of garlic bread. It is an excellent ingredient of the "primit piatti" or first course, particularly with risotto, pasta and fish dishes or just pour a few drops on a simple salad.
- Black Truffle Oil

Italian Cheese Sampler
This sampler features four cheeses that are typical of four distinct regions of Italy: Toma Piedmontese (Made in the Piedmont); Piave Vecchio (from Northeastern Italy); Mountain Gorgonzola (from Lombardy); and, Pecorino Toscano(from Tuscany). Each cheese is an 8 ounce package attractively packaged in a crimson gift box.
- Parmigiano Reggiano
- Caciocavallo

Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Extra virgin olive oil, grown on the Viansa Wine Estate in California's Napa Valley and pressed in the Italian tradition. Buttoles comes with a spout. Can be used for cooking or dipping!

Balsamic Vinegar
Traditional balsamic vinegar from Italy is great for salads. Or, you mix it with olive oil and herbs and you have an instant bread dip!

Regular Ground Coffee-Espresso
Roasted coffee fresh for up to 2 years! His pressurization method for preserving coffee made history and is still an integral part of the illy packaging today. Inside this 8.8-oz. pressurized container are illy's specially selected Arabica beans that have been freshly roasted and ground to a luxurious texture. Although it's been calibrated for espresso, you can also use it to make a perfectly brewed cup of coffee.

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