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amarena

black cherry

A nicely tart black cherry that grows in the north; used to make desserts, and flavour ratafià. A popular gelato flavour, too.

Amarene di Trofarello are a special prized variety grown around Turin and ripe in July.

Ark of Taste: Amarena di Cantiano (Marche)

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

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