Liquore di amarene, also known as sour cherry liqueur, is a traditional Italian liqueur that is popular in the Campania region of Italy. It is made by infusing sour cherries in alcohol and adding sugar to create a sweet and tangy flavor. This liqueur can be found in various towns and communes of Campania, including Sorrento, Amalfi, and Positano.

One of the towns in Campania where Liquore di amarene is particularly famous is Sorrento. This picturesque town is known for its production of this delicious liqueur, which is made using locally grown sour cherries. The liqueur is often enjoyed as a digestif after a meal or used as an ingredient in cocktails and desserts.

Another commune in Campania where Liquore di amarene can be found is Amalfi. This coastal town is renowned for its production of this liqueur, which is made using the region’s abundant sour cherry harvest. The liqueur is often enjoyed on its own or used as a topping for ice cream or desserts.

One popular recipe that incorporates Liquore di amarene is the Amarene Cake. This cake is made with a rich chocolate base and soaked in the liqueur, giving it a delightful cherry flavor. Another recipe is the Amarene Spritz, which combines the liqueur with prosecco and soda water for a refreshing and fruity cocktail.

Liquore di amarene has received the PAT (Traditional Agri-Food Product) recognition, which is a certification given to traditional Italian food and beverage products. This recognition ensures that the product is made using traditional methods and ingredients, preserving its authenticity and cultural heritage.

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