Profumi d'Italia giveaway

Food24 are giving away a Profumi d'Italia hamper, stocked with all kinds of goodies for every month of 2008.

24 Jan 2008

Profumi d'Italia is a business that imports organic and premium products from Italy. They have a passion for quality products that can lift a meal and make any dining experience more memorable.

This special hamper includes:
A bottle of Bottega organic olive oil;
A bottle of Bottega organic chilli olive oil;
A bottle of Bottega balsamic vinegar;
Bottega Organic coffee
Organic Sangiorgio pasta sauce and tomato puree
Organic Confettura (jam)
A bottle of Grappa
A bottle of Limoncino Limoncello
A bottle of Prosecco
A bottle of Moscato

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More about the Profumi d'Italia products

Bottega olive oil
This olive oil is delicious on salads and perfect for a ciabatta sandwich or try it splashed on some carpaccio. It is also available with a chilli kick for those who like their food hot.

Bottega balsamic vinegar
The Bottega balsamic vinegar is in a league of its own and is matured for three years. Bottega also have a “vintage” balsamic vinegar available that has been aged for 10 years that can be can be ordered on request.

Bottega organic coffee
Few take their coffee as seriously as the Italians do. So appreciate a truly great cup of coffee with Bottega’s organic coffee.

Organic Confettura (jam)
Usually eaten on a brioche or with fresh bread, this is the best start to an Italian day. Available in strawberry, apricot, cherries and wild berries.

Sangiorgio organic pasta sauce and tomato puree
This pasta sauce every bit as good as an Italian mama’s and it won't take you a day to make. It's organic and the range includes tomato puree and pasta sauces – Arrabiata, tomato and basil and tomato and eggplant.

Prosecco Brut is an aperitif that is best served chilled in a champagne glass before your meal. This sparkling wine is a unique cultivar produced in a defined area north east of Venice. It is a dry wine with a fresh decisive taste if fresh fruit and meadow flowers and combines a well with a good meal.

Especially for the ladies is the Vino Dell'Amore, or the 'Wine of Love'. This is an innovation of the Bottega winery and is sparkling wine made from muscat grapes fermented slowly at low temperatures to bring out a sweet taste of spring flowers with a dry after taste. It also goes well with desserts.

Round off your evening with Limoncino or Limoncello as it is more commonly known. Limoncino is made from the skins of lemons mixed with grappa for a period of 15 days. It has a sweet taste and combines well with traditional Italian fare. Served chilled in a small glass.

Grappa is a world famous drink from Italy, produced and loved by all the Mediterranean countries. It is made from the fermentation of husks and the skin of grapes which turns the sugar into alcohol. If you tried it once you’ll wish to have it again.

Profumi d’Italia products are available at most reputed delis and speciality liquor stores in the Western Cape and Gauteng. To find out more about Profumi d'Italia products go to

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- Food24


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