Meet Gourmet Sardinia's Efisio Farris
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Efisio Farris was born in the town of Orosei, Sardinia, which is nestled on the East side of the island. Today Efisio owns and operates Arcodoro Restaurant in Houston.  In his pursuit to spread his passion for Sardinian cuisine, he has written a cookbook "Sweet Myrtle & Bitter Honey" which was published by Rizzoli in New York.


He has appeared on the Martha Stewart Show, Food Network, has traveled the country giving demonstrations, and has launched his own specialty import company called Gourmet Sardinia. Farris has been featured in Gourmet, Cooking Light (he also served on their 2009 Nutrition Advisory Board), Saveur, Food & Wine, La Cucina Italiana, Southern Living, Wine Spectator magazines as well as USA Today, and The New York Times Efisio and his team have cooked at the James Beard House two times.


In June 2008, he was honored by the Republic of Italy, with the title of Cavaliere, a lifetime achievement award for his work promoting Italian culture in America.




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Cooking the Sardinian Way

It's important to us that people enjoy food, family, and long healthy lives.  The ingredients found on this site are expertly crafted from the finest that Sardinia, Italy has to offer.  Everything here is selected by Efisio Farris for it's color, flavor, texture, and a wide variety of other qualities including health benefits.  Our ingredients don't include junk fillers that degrade the ability of the food to contribute to your health.  


We hope that as you browse the site and read through the cookbook that you'll learn a new way of cooking delightful meals for your guests and family, and that you'll be inspired by Efisio's stories and the history presented here.

Experience Sardinian Cooking from the Masters

If you're looking to experience Sardinian cuisine from the master himself, Arcodoro in Houston, Texas is the place to go.  Treat yourself, treat your family, treat your friends or treat your colleagues.  Arcodoro offers an exclusive menu of great food that's reasonably priced.  Our Wine menu contains a wide variety of wines, including many that have emerged from Sardinia's rich traditions.  Visit today to make your reservation.

Contact Us

Thank you for your interest in Gourmet Sardinia and our line of fine Italian ingredients.  Our staff are available to assist you at any time in order to help you decide what to buy and how to use these fine products.  We can also help you with wholesale and large market orders.

You can write to us at :
4408 W 12th Street

Houston, TX 77055



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