Sorrento Dreaming 2009 December

Articoli di December 2009

Limoncello di Sorrento

Sorrento Typical Products

The gastronomy of the Peninsular displays certain vitality with the numerous typical products DOP (protected designation of origin) and local... read more-→
Fiordilatte di Sorrento

The Fiordilatte of Sorrento

The fiordilatte is a stringy cheese, obtained through the fermentation of cow’s milk.... read more-→
Limone di Sorrento

Lemons of Sorrento IGP

The lemon groves of Sorrento are strongly characterised by the landscape of the Sorrentine... read more-→
Noci di Sorrento

Walnuts of Sorrento

The presence of walnut trees, for centuries, characterised the hilly Sorrentine landscape and at one time was the one of... read more-→
Olio extravergine d'oliva DOP

Extra virgin olive oil DOP

Thanks to its proximity to the sea and to the volcanic terrain, the fruits that come from the olive trees... read more-→
La pizza napoletana

Neapolitan Pizza

The Margherita pizza was born in 1889 when Queen Margherita of Savoy, whilst visiting Naples was offered a pizza topped... read more-→
Provolone del monaco

Provolone del monaco

The name of this cheese refers to the custom of dressing canvass coats by the monks of the area.... read more-→
Arance di Sorrento

Sorrento Oranges

The cultivation of the orange, together with that of the lemon, has always constituted an important source of income for... read more-→
Limoncello di Sorrento

Sorrento Limoncello

The essential ingredient for the preparation of the original Sorrento Limoncello is the yellow wrinkled peel of theSorrento lemon IGP... read more-→
Gnocchi alla sorrentina

Sorrento Coast Typical Recipes

Sorrento’s cuisine is cheerful and bright, with simple dishes, rich with imagination. Above all, the specialties are dominated by pizza... read more-→
Ricetta parmigiana di melenzane

Eggplant parmigiana recipe

Arrange the slices of eggplant in a bowl and salt every layer. This aids in releasing the bitter liquids contained... read more-→
Ricetta insalata di polpo

Octopus salad recipe

Wash and chop the octopus. Place the octopus in a bowl and dress with an emulsion of oil, salt, pepper... read more-→
Ricetta insalata caprese

Caprese salad recipe

Lavate accuratamente i pomodori, privateli del peduncolo verde ed affettateli in fette spesse circa 1 cm. Ugualmente affettate la... read more-→
Ricetta salmone marinato

Marinated salmon recipe

After eliminating the fat from the side of the salmon tail, finely slice the salmon horizontally along table line (If... read more-→
Ricetta ravioli alla caprese

Caprese ravioli recipe

With the help of a teaspoon, place ball shaped filling onto the pasta, distancing them from each other. Place the... read more-→
Ricetta spaghetti ai frutti di mare

Seafood spaghetti recipe

Wash the seafood thoroughly under running water, rubbing the seafood in such a way as to remove the sandy residue... read more-→
Gnocchi alla sorrentina

Sorrentine gnocchi recipe

Mash potatoes until smooth (knead until they are still warm). Mix and knead with the flour, egg, oil or butter... read more-→
Ricetta scialatielli e melanzane

Scialatielli with eggplant recipe

First of all prepare the eggplant. Rinse, peel and cut the eggplant into cubes of about 2cm squared. Stir in... read more-→
Ricetta spaghetti con zucchine

Spaghetti with zucchini recipe

Cook the vermicelli al dente, drain and transfer in a large frying pan with the zucchini. Stir in a little... read more-→
Ricetta impepata di cozze

Peppered mussels recipe

Once clean, place the mussels in a high sided casserole dish together with a few tablespoons of extra virgin olive... read more-→
Pezzogna all’acqua pazza

Sea Bream in crazy water recipe

Clean and salt the fish inside. In a large pan, blond the garlic with the chili. Add the cherry tomatoes,... read more-→
Ricetta totani e patate

Squid and Potatoes recipe

Pour over the white wine. After the wine has evaporated, add the cherry tomatoes, half a cup of water and... read more-→
Limoncello di Sorrento

Limoncello of Sorrento recipe

Place the alcohol in a jug and add pieces of zest removed from the peel. Place the jug in a... read more-→
Struffoli di Natale

Christmas Struffoli recipe

At the conclusion of this period, take the dough a piece at a time, forming logs half a centimeter in... read more-→