You can get many alcoholic beverages such as the Marchigiano "Sour Cherry Wine" or the Dalmatian "Maraschino", making an alcoholic infusion of Marasca cherry stones.
This infusion is distilled and aged for months. Add water and sugar to reach an alcohol content of 30º;
cherries can be used to garnish vegetables, meat and fish dishes, to enhance the sweet and sour taste and to bring out flavours;
another use of cherries is in pastry, as one of the main ingredients to bake many desserts, such as cheesecake, Black Forest cake, tarts and strudel, sorbets and puddings.