Posts Tagged ‘food’

The Liqueur Concerto (concert) is one of the oldest rosolios of the Amalfi Coast. For tradition, it is attributed to the inventiveness of the Monks of the Monastery of Saint Francis in Tramonti. In fact, once, the monks and the nuns were the only ones to have a real laboratory of pharmacy. They collected and...

Maiatica Cherry of Taurasi The Maiatica of Taurasi is typical of the valley of the Agro Taurasino, with medium size fruits, with a more intense red color skin at the bottom and on the side exposed to the sun, characterized by a smooth and very juicy flesh. It belongs to the Recca variety and is picked at the end of...

The black cherries (delicacies of the hills of San Pietro) are dried under the hot sun of Campania… …And then used in the preparation of sweet temptations In the zone of the Hills of San Pietro, in the Sorrento Peninsula, the black cherries grow up luxuriant; they are cultivated locally and in marginal...

The Scazzetta of Pantaleone The dessert that represents Salerno par excellence, the Scazzetta di Pantaleone, is known by all the people of Salerno and not only, but probably few know from where its fame and tasty derive. All the people of Salerno know that to eat the scazzetta, you have to go in an only patisserie in...

The red potato of Padula definitely distinguishes itself from the other varieties of potatoes cultivated on the Italian territory, first of all for the aspect of the tubers that have a red colored peel. Inside it has a milky white color and frequently presents red veins in correspondence to the change cells and near...

The white artichoke of Pertosa is a species without thorns, with big inflorescences and with a very pale color tending to silver. It grows up in a limited area of Salerno, in particular, although it is usually associated to Pertosa, it can be found in the zones of Auletta, Caggiano and Salvitelle too.  In the ‘80s,...

Have you ever wonder when and where the mozzarella is born? ‘…milk head, fresh butter, flowered ricottas, fresh mozzarellas and milk snow…’ Being the mozzarella a typical product of Campania, the common thought makes us believe that it is born in Campania! Nevertheless, we discover that the things have not exactly...

A journey to discover the legend of Taurasi and the Aglianico, one of the most appreciated wines of Irpinia in the world. The origins of this fascinating town, Taurasi, date back since the dawn of time. Numerous archaeological findings testify that the territory was populated in the Aeneolithic period. The legend...