Limoncello Cookies of Sorrento

These sound wonderful! I know how to put that leftover limoncello to use 🙂

Lemons, and lots of them, are used to make up the Italian liqueur and digestive, Limoncello. But only the freshly peeled lemon rinds are used. This liqueur is unique to Campania and several areas claim parentage including Sorrento and the beautiful Amalfi Coast.

I recently purchased a cookbook called  NAPLES and the Amalfi Coast, fourth title in The Silver Spoon’s regional series. It’s a lovely book with scenic pictures and reflects one of Italy’s most unique regions for food. It goes through the five different areas of Campania giving local recipes characteristic of the area as well as information about the countryside.

Lemons of course were mentioned but a recipe for lemon salad did not sound too appealing.  I knew I could not get the sweet Sorrento lemons that are often eaten; fruit, skin and all with just a dusting of sugar.

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