Homemade Limoncello Steeped With Love

Sep 17, 2021 461

BY: Giorgia Di Sabatino

Limoncello has the power to temporarily transport imbibers to Italy from the first sip. Buying a bottle is simple, but there's just something about homemade limoncello – gifting someone a bottle of it says ti voglio bene (I love you) in a way that no other gift can. Mainly produced in Southern Italy in the regions around the Gulf of Naples, the Sorrentine Peninsula, and the Amalfi Coast, limoncello is made by steeping lemon zest in alcohol then combining it with a sugar reduction. 

Making homemade limoncello is simple, though the time factor varies. Some say it takes a couple of days to prepare, others say a week while still others swear by a couple of months or more. It all depends on how long you decide to steep the lemon zest in alcohol.

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SOURCE: https://www.lacucinaitaliana.com

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