Life & Lemons on the Rocks
In Sorrento, people know how to indulge and spoil themselves: The regional cuisine is just as enticing as the gorgeous landscape of the gulf of Naples. You haven’t lived, Sorrento’s locals might say, until you’ve tried Limoncello made from big, juicy Amalfi lemons, or tasted the difference between cow-milk and buffalo mozzarella.
Your Food Hopping event is like a multi-course meal, where you experience a new location and taste a different food or drink specialty with each course - accompanied by amusing anecdotes to discover Sorrento’s culinary heart and soul!
Some highlights of your Food Hopping Food Tour Sorrento:
Look forward to the scent of freshly picked lemons and a genuine Sorrento citrus plant expert: Pia is the 4th generation to manage her organic plant nursery and is always happy to pass on some trade secrets for the care of your own lemon trees. After a glass of Prosecco and freshly-pressed orange juice at this hidden gem, you’ll understand why the citrus fruits of Sorrento are renowned throughout the world!
Meet a genuine pirate, whose culinary treasures don’t come from raiding exotic places, but are lovingly handmade by him and his friends. The charmingly eccentric Signore Ciro Pirata opens his treasure chest of Mortadella, Salami, cheese and wine for you.
Your next experience is a truly heavenly delight in a sanctified atmosphere: The former chapel of a Benedictine monastery is now the home of an enchanting Osteria, where you will be served a pasta dish known only in Sorrento. A hallelujah to: Scialatielli alla Zucchini.
Find out for yourself why Julia Roberts, Pierce Brosnan, Sophia Loren and even the Pope have been unable to resist the creations at Antonio’s Pasticceria. The chief magician himself prepares a sinfully delicious original Amalfi treat for you, too. Buon appetito!
At the other stops, you will enjoy “pizza by the metre”, discover the little-known cedro fruit, play the judge in a mozzarella contest, taste a variety of homemade liqueurs on a charming patio, and much, much more…