Food and Wine tourism in Sorrento
The food and wine tourism is a new way of traveling that is gaining a growing number of people and it is becoming a mass phenomenon. It is estimated that at least 30 million domestic tourists and 20 million foreign tourists have traveled to Italy to learn about its cuisine.
The region most appreciated from this point of view is Tuscany but Campania deserves a place of honor and in particular the Sorrento Peninsula, a territory rich in quality products. Most tourists consider the cuisine, wines and gastronomic products as major attractions of this country and highlights the quality of the food supply. Not if there is a coastal highest concentration of stars restaurants, from Sejanus, through Sorrento until to Massa Lubrense where you can enjoy a cuisine that is synonymous with art and uses only raw materials produced in the territory.
They range from local that offer gourmet cuisine, the restaurants in Sorrento italy where taste the most traditional dishes, such as gnocchi Sorrento, restaurants near the sea where you can sample dishes of fish, like a tasty fry, spaghetti with clams, stuffed squid, etc.. Do not forget the desserts that conclude lunch or dinner in Sorrento Peninsula and difficult to forget, like the famous lemon delight, the pastiera, traditional Easter cake, the susamielli, biscuits with honey and aniseed liqueur, and finally the zeppole.
But you can also eat light in Sorrento! In Piazza Tasso, in the heart of the city, was born Aurora Light Restaurant which offers a new philosophy of taste: light but tasty main dishes based on seasonal produce. Therefore different menus for each season and it is also one of the best vegetarian restaurants in sorrento
Finally, a hont about the typical products of surrentine gastronomy: lemons, walnuts, tomatoes, extra virgin olive oil, mozzarella, pasta of gragnano, mozzarella of Agerola, Provolone del Monaco DOP