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Gjelina Group


VENICE CA, 90291



The July Mulberry Box

A taste of the Gjelina Group restaurants interpreted through a single ingredient. This July our chefs at Gjelina, Valle, Gjusta, and GTA created a lineup all spotlighting the organic mulberries from Forbidden Fruit Orchards in North Santa Barbara County, CA.

The pantry boxes are available in limited edition and ready to ship nationwide.

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The Mulberry Box includes:

GTA Mulberry Granola: A summer take on our signature granola, a blend of dried mulberries, pumpkin seeds, black sesame seeds, sunflower seeds, almonds, cardamom, vanilla, and cinnamon.

Gjelina Mulberry Jam: Our classic jam — pairs perfectly with a loaf of Gjusta sourdough

Gjusta Mulberry Vinegar: Infused vinegar for making salad dressing (pair it with the Gjusta olive oil!) or marinade, or pairing with sparkling water as a refreshing summer shrub.

Valle’s Mulberry Chile Syrup: Use as a key ingredient in our spicy-sweet summer cocktail, with:
1.5 oz. dark rum
1 oz. mulberry syrup
.5 oz honey syrup (1:1 honey to water)
Top with club soda

Gjusta Everyday Extra Virgin Olive Oil: Be the first to try our new everyday olive oil, made with Koroneiki olives that were grown and processed in selected regions of Crete & Peloponnese. Both buttery and vibrant, with a bit of bright spice, for cooking, marinating, and finishing.

About the Farm:
The mulberries in July’s Pantry Box come from Forbidden Fruit Orchards, a farm owned by winemaker and horticulturist Sandra Newman in North Santa Barbara County. Amid acres of Fuji apple, Haas avocado, fig, plum, hardy kiwi, blueberry, and wine-making chardonnay and pinot noir plots, Newman grows these fragrant Morus alba ‘Pakistan’ mulberries, perfectly ripe this month

Learn more on their website here.