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Pomodoro di Sorrento (Tomato of Sorrento)


This large, round, ribbed eating tomato is light red in colour, verging on pink with green hues when harvested, it is very fleshy and firm and has a sweet, delicate flavour. Today the main production area of the Sorrento tomato coincides with its native land and is a limited hilly area on the Sorrento peninsula, in the communes of Piano di Sorrento and S. Agnello. It is these farms that have reproduced the "Sorrento ecotype", which was probably derived by selection from the "Cuore di bue" or "bull's heart" tomato (so-called due to its shape).According to others however, the cultivation of this variety was developed at the beginning of the twentieth century, when the Sorrento shipowners, who shipped lemons to the Americas, imported the seed directly from the New World.

Tomato of Sorrento - Typical products - Sorrento Italy


Since the beginning of the nineties, when demand increased, this tomato has also been grown in limited areas of plains in the communes near Vesuvius, such as Gragnano, Boscoreale and Torre Annunziata (though the tomato has slightly different pomological and organoleptic characteristics to the Sorrento tomato grown in the traditional production area). The Sorrento tomato owes some of its success to the famous Caprese salad, the classic dish of tomatoes, basil and local fiordilatte cheese (mozzarella) from the Lattari Mountains. The renewed and considerable interest that this product has raised with local vegetable farmers has lead to the setting up of a promotional committee to apply for the IGP brand (Protected Geographical Indication).


 

 
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Puttanesca Pasta
Frizzle garlic and ret hot pepper in oil, add anchovies (unsalted and filleted) melt at low heat...
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Mash crab's carapace and claws, rinse if necessary. Frizzle...
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Larded Mezzanelli
Chopped bacon fat with garlic. Soften onions with the melted lard at low heat...
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Octopus Salad
Clean octopus, being sure to remove the keratinous pit, boil and cool. Chop...
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Potato Dumplings
Bring potatoes to a boil, and when cooked, peel and sift. Let...
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Peppered Mussels
Clean mussels; put them into a pot with pepper and two stirring...
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Pasta Ragu' Sauce
Boil pasta in abundant salty water, drain and pour pasta in...
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Boil pasta, drain and season it with some cheese, salt and pepper...
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Tie beef; cut onion into thin slices, chop carrots and celery. Put everything...
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