Gallery: Market Tours: Caputo's Fine Foods, an Italian Institution in Carroll Gardens

Caputo's Fine Foods
Caputo's Fine Foods

Caputo's has been a resident of Court Street for thirty-nine years.

La macchina
La macchina

This pasta machine, used for making ravioli and agnolotti, can make up to 120 pounds of pasta in an hour.

Pasta
Pasta

Lots and lots and lots of homemade pasta.

Whole wheat pasta
Whole wheat pasta

Frank doesn't stop at traditional egg pasta. He makes whole wheat and spinach pasta as well.

Stuffed pasta in the freezer
Stuffed pasta in the freezer

At Caputo's, a great deal of space is given over to the freezer, where Frank stocks fresh stuffed pastas. A special for the fall is pumpkin ravioli.

Olives
Olives

A respectable (and delicious!) olive bar.

Pane
Pane

Caputo's gets par-baked loaves from an Italian spot in Jersey, and finishes them fresh as needed. The semolina loaf is a particular favorite.

Truffles and treats
Truffles and treats

Among the expected offerings at Caputo's you'll find some special treats, like white truffle olive oil.

For the antipasto
For the antipasto

Frank and co. make all the prepared foods in house, including these stuffed peppers.

Pandoro
Pandoro

Although Frank and co. don't bake things specially for the holidays, they do stock a few extra goodies in November and December, including this sweet yeast bread, the cousin to panettone.

Nutella
Nutella

You know you're in a real Italian spot when the Nutella comes in collectable glasses printed with the latest Italian cartoon craze.

Caffè
Caffè

Caputo's sells fresh coffee beans by weight—as well as moka stove top espresso machines—for your post-meal caffè.