Harvesting the cherries with their stems helps preserve their freshness. Amarena Cherries with Stem are a famous preserve from Bologna, Italy, made from a variety of wild cherries, and have a sweet and bitter flavor with herbal notes.
Amarena Cherries are used in cocktails such as the Manhattan. Syrup and cherries are traditionally poured over almond cakes, puddings such as panna cotta, pancakes and ice cream.
1 jar of 450g
Dark Italian wild cherries, harvested at peak ripeness, pitted, then preserved in sweet cherry syrup
Use on desserts like pastries, cakes and cookies, or in ice cubes, pies and cupcakes.