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Offline vincentoc13

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Carmolina
« on: March 08, 2013, 12:00:11 AM »
Has anyone tried Carmolina brand whole tomatoes?  Whats your opinion if you have, I tried and really liked it.
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Re: Carmolina
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2013, 12:08:01 AM »
It's the only canned tomato I use: Carmelina 'e San Marzano Italian Peeled Tomatoes in Puree

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Re: Carmolina
« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2013, 06:40:06 AM »
Has anyone tried Carmolina brand whole tomatoes?  Whats your opinion if you have, I tried and really liked it.


vincentoc13,

I also tried out the Carmelina San Marzano Italian Peeled Tomatoes and posted about them at http://www.pizzamaking.com/forum/index.php/topic,21434.msg216263.html#msg216263

Bill, the moderator, also has a great video on how to make sauce with the Carmelina San Marzano Italian Peeled Tomatoes at http://www.pizzamaking.com/forum/index.php/topic,10881.0.html

I also tried the Carmelina San Marzano Italian Peeled Tomatoes in the first pizza at http://www.pizzamaking.com/forum/index.php/topic,21559.0.html

I thought the Carmelina San Marzano Italian Peeled Tomatoes tasted wonderful using Billís sauce method.

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Re: Carmolina
« Reply #3 on: March 08, 2013, 07:12:10 PM »
Ok, so the ones I have dont say San Marzano on the ingredient list but it does says " whole peeled tomatoes and tomato puree"
And thats it.  But boy they sure do taste good, I bought them on sale for 1.99 at the italian market there the 28oz size, cant wait to make more.

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Re: Carmolina
« Reply #4 on: March 08, 2013, 08:36:43 PM »
Ok, so the ones I have dont say San Marzano on the ingredient list but it does says " whole peeled tomatoes and tomato puree"
And thats it.  But boy they sure do taste good, I bought them on sale for 1.99 at the italian market there the 28oz size, cant wait to make more.


Carmelina talks about their tomatoes relative to the DOP and non-DOP designations at its website at http://carmelinabrands.com/index.php?page=san-marzano. I assume that the words San Marzano appear on the labels for their products, as noted at http://carmelinabrands.com/index.php?page=retail.

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Re: Carmolina
« Reply #5 on: March 08, 2013, 09:16:09 PM »
Here is what I have.

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Re: Carmolina
« Reply #6 on: March 08, 2013, 09:33:15 PM »
Here is what I have.


That is interesting. I did a Google search and found the same product here: http://mobile.walmart.com/m/phoenix;jsessionid=1B12A32D1FB574AA4C5AACC711CEC0C5#ip/19476546?adid=22222222227015533893&veh=sem&wl5=pla&wl2=m&wl1=g&wmlspartner=wlpa&wl4=&wl3=18153668590&wl0=. I wonder what kind of Italian tomatoes Carmelina is using in those cans.

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Re: Carmolina
« Reply #7 on: March 08, 2013, 09:37:41 PM »
Dont know, but the tast is great and at 1.99 a can its a steal!

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Re: Carmolina
« Reply #8 on: March 08, 2013, 09:44:33 PM »
Dont know, but the tast is great and at 1.99 a can its a steal!

Can you tell us where you bought the tomatoes?

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Re: Carmolina
« Reply #9 on: March 08, 2013, 09:47:24 PM »
I pay $2.90 per can for the San Marzanos - delivered.

http://www.amazon.com/Carmelina-Marzano-Italian-Tomatoes-28-Ounce/dp/B000R923TU


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Re: Carmolina
« Reply #10 on: March 08, 2013, 09:50:34 PM »
Yes, they are on sale at Claros Itlian Market in Tustin CA.  Im going to stock up!

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Re: Carmolina
« Reply #11 on: March 08, 2013, 09:54:07 PM »
Yes, they are on sale at Claros Itlian Market in Tustin CA.  Im going to stock up!


I came across Claro's in my search but there was no photo: http://store.claros.com/browse.cfm/4,1931.html.

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Re: Carmolina
« Reply #12 on: March 08, 2013, 10:17:23 PM »
I can almost guarantee you that the can of Carmelina's that does not state in clear labeling that they are San Marzano's are almost surely not San Marzano's but rather just imported Italian tomatoes. The "San Marzano" designation is a huge selling point and would not be left off the label.

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Re: Carmolina
« Reply #13 on: March 08, 2013, 10:20:15 PM »
Claros offers products at there store that they dont sell online.

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Re: Carmolina
« Reply #14 on: March 09, 2013, 04:53:20 PM »
It's the only canned tomato I use: Carmelina 'e San Marzano Italian Peeled Tomatoes in Puree

I recently started using these as well and holy crap, they are beyond delicious. It's the only tomato from a can that has ever brought me back to NY pizza sauce - light, fresh, delicious taste. It has easily made the sauce the best part of my pizza, and I barely have to add anything to what's in the can to make it delicious