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Syrup of strawberries, tangerine, orange or other fruits, sambuco, mint, etc, used in desserts.

Sciroppo d'acero: maple syrup

Sciroppo con foglie di amareno: in the Romagna, made with black cherry and peach tree leaves, citric acid and sugar soaked for 36 hours in Sangiovese wine, boiled and bottled, and mixed with water for a drink or served on ice cream.

Sciroppo di glucosio: corn syrup

Sciroppo di mais: corn syrup

Sciroppo di rose (rose syrup) from Liguria is in the Ark of Taste and a speciality of the Valle Scrivia, used in sorbets, drinks, ice cream and other sweets.

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

Images by: Dave C