Wednesday, August 3, 2005

Disaronno claims its original secret formula is unchanged from the yr 1525 THERE IS SUGAR IN ITALY THT TIME?

The company describes its amaretto as an infusion of "apricot kernel oil" with "absolute alcohol, burnt sugar, and the pure essence of seventeen selected herbs and fruits"

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disaronno

Answer on Disaronno claims its original secret formula is unchanged from the yr 1525 THERE IS SUGAR IN ITALY THT TIME?

Yes. Check out this web page. http://www.sucrose.com/lhist.html
Crusaders from Europe found out about sugar in the 11th century. The first notation about sugar in England is in 1099. It was very expensive and was considered a luxury. In the 15th century, European sugar was refined in Venice.
(I know what you mean about the history section. Thanks for an interesting question.)