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  • n. Any of several lemon-flavoured liqueurs, but especially the Italian brand of Limoncello.
  • n. A glass of such a drink.


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  • Now all I need is some limoncello which is probably the only type of alcohols I DON'T currently have in my booze cupboard!

    Lemon Chicken...Italian style

  • It was named after the family estate and, a year later, it pioneered the industrial production of "limoncello". - Financial News

  • With valuation multiples in the drinks sector sagging, Credit Suisse, advisers to Oaktree Capital Management over the sale of Stock Spirits Group—a Luxemburg-headquartered drinks maker with a focus on Central Europe whose brands include Limoncé limoncello and Keglevich vodka—must be praying that bidders grasp the significance of the increasingly hawkish monetary policies in the West, load up with debt, lock in their debt costs with swaps and pay up for Stock Spirits.

    Breathing Life into Spirits Deals

  • There are mini strawberry-rhubarb pies, mini limoncello popsicles, mini pancake stacks with the pancakes the actual size of a nickel or a dime.

    Secrets of the Master of the Mini

  • My father told me later he was placing a bet with the waitress that 50 percent of the women in the room would order a limoncello for dessert.

    The Adults

  • Audiences at a growing number of theaters can order such dishes as chinois chicken salad rolls or limoncello-tossed shrimp.

    Double Feature: Dinner and a Movie

  • Dutch tourist Peter Der Graaf polished off a cone of strawberry, pear and limoncello, made from the dessert liquor, at his favorite gelato haunt in Rome, Giolitti's, a family-run place that has been making gelato for some 100 years and is arguably the Italian capital's best-known gelateria.

    San Crispino Gelato: Elizabeth Gilbert/Julia Robert's Rome Obsession In 'Eat, Pray, Love'

  • Meals at Benci were inevitably followed by house-made limoncello, a highly alcoholic concoction that had been known to sideline more than a few overzealous American tourists.

    Georgia’s Kitchen

  • Danny DeVito's seemingly still-drunk-on-limoncello appearance on The View couldn't have provided better marketing for Danny DeVito's Premuim Limoncello.

    The Daily Meal: The Best Of The Celebrity-Branded Liquors

  • Some limoncello that people drank as an eye-opener out of cordial classes before they moved over to beer—a switch which took place, for the most part, well before lunch.



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  • Info and recipe here.

    July 31, 2010