Good Eats: Summer Salads, fish tacos, sparkling water, martinis, margaritas or mojitos.
Perfect Pairs: Basil, Milanese Gremolata, Blood Orange, Eureka Lemon, Persian Lime, any EVOO
This tasty white vinegar combines the flavors of crisp cucumbers and sweet, vine ripened cantaloupe melons. It's perfect for summer salads. It's also wonderful with fish and in summer cocktails like margaritas and mojitos.
Balsamic Vinegar is a delicious aged vinegar, prized for its sweet-tart, concentrated flavor. We offer you the very best Balsamic Vinegars that we import directly from the rolling hills of Modena, Italy, where true balsamic vinegars have been produced since the Middle Ages.
True balsamic vinegar is not made from wine, as you might expect, but rather from pressed, un-fermented Trebbiano and Lambrusco grapes. The pressed grapes are simmered over an open flame, and reduced to a thick syrup. This sweet syrup is in turn fermented twice, then slowly aged and evaporated in a succession of smaller and smaller barrels, made from different aromatic woods. As the balsamic vinegar ages, moisture evaporates out, and the vinegar thickens and its complex flavors become more concentrated.
Balsamic Vinegar has many culinary uses, including salad dressings, dips, marinades, reductions and sauces. Try a splash of balsamic vinegar to enhance steaks, fish, egg dishes -- even fresh fruit, and on ice creams, gelati and desserts. Buon Appetito!