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The lemon of Sorrento

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As yellow as the hot Summer sun. Indigenous to India and Indo-China, the lemon is a symbol and a representation of Mediterranean countries. Known for its therapeutic properties and considered sacred in Islamic countries, the fruit of the colour of the sun spreads throughout the West around the year 1000 thanks to its Arabian importation [...]

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Sorrento walnuts

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The deep knowledge of places, its traditions and culture also pass through the discovery of it’s local products. The presence of the walnut trees in Campania dates back to ancient times: findings in Pompeii and Herculaneum show people knew this plant since the first century A.C. Thanks to the particular climate and geological factors, the [...]

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The Sorrento Orange

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The Sorrento Peninsula, and Sorrento in particolar ,is noted for its citrus production. The cultivation of oranges and lemons has ancient traditions and represents centuries of principal economic resources for the territory. The famed citrus from the peninsula are in fact exported to the major Italian markets and to the rest of Europe. The Sorrento [...]

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Sugared almond palms

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Among the dates which are most deeply felt by Sorrento people, the Holy Week in Sorrento and in the whole Coast is rich in ancient rites and thousand-year usageswhich are re-proposed and much enhanced still today. On Palm Sunday in Sorrento, besides its traditional olive-tree twigs, there is the habit to bless also characteristic palms, [...]

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The Provolone del Monaco cheese

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Besides being a beautiful natural and historic place, the Sorrentine Peninsula is famous for its gastronomy and delicious typical products. Among these products there is one of the most tasty and appreciated cheese all over the world: the Provolone del Monaco. It is produced on the Lattari Mountains, an area with a wholesome air, pasture [...]

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Sorrento Tomatoes

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Besides lemons, walnuts and olives among its delicious typical products, Sorrento can also boast Tomatoes. Big, of irregular shape and somewhat round, Sorrento Tomatoes have a very delicate flavour and are to be eaten raw to be able to taste their sweetness and compactness. Coming from the tomato called “Cuore di Bue”, the Sorrento Tomato [...]

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The pieces of pottery of Sorrento

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Typical of Amalfi Coast, the old craftsmanlike production of ceramics comes to life again also in Sorrento Coast. Any kind of drawing and bright colours make Sorrento pieces of pottery precious objects to admire and, why not, to buy. In the last few decades there has been, in fact, a remarkable flourishing of craftsmanship specialized [...]

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Sorrentine Christmas Desserts

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Famous for its delicious gastronomy, the Sorrentine Peninsula, and Campania in general, is also distinguished for its typical Christmas fare, in particular the desserts. If you have arranged a Christmas or New Year’s holiday in Sorrento, you have to at least try the bounty of desserts that Tasso’s city has to offer its visitors. Try [...]

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