| Limoncello in the Amalfi coast and Capri Island, have been made as a 'comfort food'. Pickle lemon peel in alcohol and made a simple local sake is one cup of paradise are essential after a meal in Italy. And not compromise any such limoncello single-minded attention to handmade, made venerable 'プロフーミ della コスティエーラ' company.
Small hill overlooking Amalfi coast and Sorrento peninsula world heritage 2 hours and a half, by car from Naples and Ravello district. "プロフーミ della コスティエーラ", here. It's all part of the プロフーミ della コスティエーラ, tiny little Distillery, features a shop mat 2 tatami mats. In the "Museum of Mansi' home for many years, have been building homes for limoncello was born in the temperate climate of the Mediterranean see of Amalfi from Limone (lemon)" has produced the limoncello in the traditional way on his commitment, more than 1,000 years.
Than usual in the Sorrento Peninsula region slightly less will produce big lemon. Percentage of pericarp is larger than the pulp is its characteristic. But here Amalfi lemon is even larger, about three times of lemon has been around in Japan. Has a thicker skin than others, less bitter scent rich, dark pigment is called.
| Because lemon is grown in terraced fields in the Amalfi region sheer to the sea cliffs and harvesting is done by hand of all the people who, Sorrento peninsula and Capri becomes more expensive. However, the Museum of Mansi's owner has continue to stick to Amalfi from 'low bitterness, from the height of the colour and its smell good'. Daily 2:00 PM are harvested from local farmers and delivered not long of fresh lemon, and yellow skin part just to 1 mm long thin one by one craftsman manually Peel takes in. Yellow skin was pickled immediately to 96.5% pure alcohol, over 1-2 weeks essence extracted from the skin, skin which is distilled water and sugar added, limoncello stems. Of course, no additives or not included.
Also, many markets in this collection does not mass production has been around. Amount of 1 day to reach Limone's about 450 kg. Not more than the amount for the first production. Bottling is on demand only. When you visit the local containers pottery sold in stores was in short supply, so was hand-bottling done small distillery shop next to the tables. Witnessing this manufacturing process and then came up with the word's "homemade". So, is a secret プロフーミ, popular taste of this traditional hand-made.
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