Castagna vofarella

Castagna vofarella is a traditional Italian chestnut liqueur that is popular in the Campania region of southern Italy. It is made from the distillation of chestnuts and has a rich, nutty flavor with hints of caramel and vanilla. This liqueur is commonly found in towns and communes such as Sorrento, Amalfi, and Salerno, which are known for their production of high-quality liqueurs.

One of the Traditional Recipesss for Castagna vofarella involves roasting chestnuts and then soaking them in alcohol for several weeks. The chestnuts are then distilled to create a smooth and flavorful liqueur. Another recipe includes adding spices such as cinnamon and cloves to enhance the taste of the chestnuts.

Castagna vofarella has been recognized as a traditional Italian product (PAT) by the Italian Ministry of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies. This recognition ensures that the liqueur is made according to specific specifications and traditional methods, preserving its authenticity and quality.

Sources:
– “Castagna Vofarella” – www.gustissimo.it
– “Castagna Vofarella: la ricetta originale” – www.cucinare.meglio.it