Sorrento & Amalfi Coast Tastes
Sorrento and Amalfi Coast have historically been known the abundance of fruits and vegetables in their diets. And it’s no wonder why—this area is internationally celebrated for the quality and flavors of its natural products. The geography, the mild, sunny climate and the cleansing sea breezes have contribute to a bountiful growing environment throughout the area, rendering this territory adapted to the production of olive oil, citrus and nuts.
Many natural products from the Sorrento and Amalfi Coast have DOP or IGP status, meaning they are prized examples of authentic foods from specific geographic areas, recognized for their significance by the EU.
This typical cheese is produced using cow milk and was born in the middle of the 19th century. →
Sorrento Tomato is large, round and red – pink coloured with a very delicate flavour. →
Local families use cherry tomato to prepare the bottled tomatoes that give them the chance to have this great product along all the year. →
The cultivation of the Olive tree in the Sorrentine Peninsula and the Amalfi Coast since the Greek time. →
Thanks to the mild climate, walnuts have been found a perfect habitat for the cultivation and the development of this particular fruit. →
The Campania Mozzarella is very famous all over the world. In our region it is possible to find two different kind of mozzarella: the buffalo mozzarella and the cow ones. →
According to some, the lemon was brought to Campania in the first century BC by the Jews, for whom it had a ritual value. →
The Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast are famous not only for lemons but also for oranges’ production. →