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The Lemons of Cinque Terre

Lemons are an ancient fruit, cultivated for millennia throughout the world. Having originated in the Far East, where they were likely used more for ornamental purposes than culinary, lemons made their way to Sicily in about the 10th century. Some … Continue reading

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When life gives you Sorrentino lemons, make limoncello – the recipe!

Limoncello very pretty and the limoncello is sweet… Limoncello is a traditional Italian liqueur made by using the fat-skinned lemons typical of the south of Italy, known as Sorrento lemons, or – terms a little less likely to be heard at … Continue reading

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Raising a Toast to Italian Beer

Tuscany, and Italy in general, is not well-known for it’s beer. However, it is becoming an increasingly popular beverage. Beer is certainly not a new phenomenon in Italy. Enjoyed since ancient times, it become known as a North-Italian drink and … Continue reading

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