Sugo Sauce

Posted on July 13, 2012 by Luis Valdizon

Endlessly charming designer Maya Sciarretta is making one of the most talked-about handcrafted products popping up on shelves in Vancouver, including our own. We're always proud to stock well-made, great-tasting, and local items at Le Marché St. George, and Sugo Sauces is a line that you definitely have to try.

Sugo Sauces were born out of a very endearing relationship between Maya and her grandmother. Her nonna taught her a recipe for a classic Italian tomato based sauce that she would eventually make her own. With products as delicious as these, which come in the three different varieties of styles (Classico/Classic, Arrabbiata/Angry, and Puttanesca/Whore), it's not even necessary to talk about aesthetics, but we will here, because Maya is responsible for the beautiful packaging and branding of Sugo as well.

The combination of a delicious Italian sauce and impeccable design is something that I'm very excited about, as a food lover and a design enthusiast. With summer at its peak these last few days, an Italian pasta dish topped off with Sugo's fresh tomato sauce, served with a side of crisp greens dressed in a homemade lemon vinaigrette sounds perfect, a wonderfully satisfying but light meal. A refreshing glass of wine is most certainly welcome.

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Photography & Discourse | Luis Valdizon