We travelled along the winding roads of the Sorrento Peninsula, overlooking the crystal blue waters of the Mediterranean with Mount Vesuvius ever present in the background. As we headed towards the La Taverna del Capitano in the Marina del Cantone we made a stop at a specialised artisan producer of regional cheeses, meats and wines. The chef turn owner supplies to many of the local Michelin starred restaurants in the area, which has the highest concentration of Michelin starred restaurants anywhere in the world.
The owner allowed us to try many of his amazing products but the highlight was this very rare 24 month aged “Monk” Provolone cheese that is only produced between May and June. The owner explained that there was only one producer and two small delicatessens that buy and sell to high profile chefs all over Italy.Read more