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  • noun A sticky Italian liqueur made from unripe green walnuts steeped in spirit.

Etymologies

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Italian

Examples

  • Nuts: Amaretto (almond); Frangelico (hazel); nocino (green walnuts)

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • In some countries, immature “green” walnuts are harvested in early summer and pickled (England), used to flavor sweetened alcohol (Sicilian nocino, French vin de noix), or preserved in syrup (the Middle East).

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • In some countries, immature “green” walnuts are harvested in early summer and pickled (England), used to flavor sweetened alcohol (Sicilian nocino, French vin de noix), or preserved in syrup (the Middle East).

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • Nuts: Amaretto (almond); Frangelico (hazel); nocino (green walnuts)

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • A plate of ricotta fritta, anointed with citrus caramel and lemon thyme, and a glass of house-made nocino provide a perfect segue for sauntering off into San Francisco's Roman night.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Precipitation in nocino extracted with 60\% ethanol shown (upper left), filtering was slow

    blog.khymos.org

  • I let the filtered nocino rest for some more weeks and then carefully decanted it into a glass bottle, leaving the newly set residue behind.

    blog.khymos.org

  • About the growing interest in cooking up homemade juicing fresh, seasonal fruits, and about the enjoyable practice of flavoring alcohol by infusion at home (Faith's nocino).

    The Kitchn

  • Since I used walnuts that were a little too ripe it might be that less flavor was extracted, so I assume that my nocino is weaker compared to nocino made with the proper unripe walnuts.

    blog.khymos.org

  • exciting color chemistry of nocino I picked some unripe walnuts last year in August when visiting family in Germany.

    blog.khymos.org

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