RASPBERRY BALSAMIC VINEGAR – is a sweet, bitter yet sour condiment obtained from infusing juicy sweet fresh raspberries with Balsamic Vinegar of Modena PGI. This is to impart the tart flavour from the most favoured of British fruits. This infusion makes a condiment capable of enhancing the taste of many a dish. The sweet fruity notes have developed a well rounded balsamic. The balsamics can be used raw or as an ingredient when cooking. These products may seriously tingle your taste buds and could cause you to become addicted. Perfect gift / present for the balsamic / vinegar lover / fan. When entertaining do as the Europeans and enjoy Meze, or Tapas – olives, crusty bread, cheese & charcuterie, then add the dipping bowls with a balsamic and some great oil.
RECIPE IDEA: Use RASPBERRY BALSAMIC VINEGAR when making onion marmalade or in a stir-fry for the authentic sweet & sour notes.
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Uses: Superb with any salads that contain meat, game or cheese. Even try with just simple artisan bread and good oil.
Recipe Idea: Experiment with Oriental cooking as it will add a beautiful sweet & sour flavour – makes amazing duck dishes.
ABOUT BALSAMIC VINEGAR (PGI)
Since 3rd July 2009, the designation ‘Balsamic Vinegar of Modena’ is protected by the European Union under CE Regulation No. 583/2009 on Protected Geographical Indications (PGI). To obtain the PGI mark, Balsamic Vinegar of Modena must be produced and matured exclusively in the territories of Modena and Reggio Emilia.
Commonly made from cooking grape must or concentrate from the Trebbiano and Lambrusco grapes typical varieties from the Emilia-Romagna region. The raw ingredients goes through acetification and is then matured in wood barrels for at least two months, commonly in oak, chestnut, mulberry or juniper.
The result of this process is a condiment with a bitter-sweet taste, deep brown colour and a persistent, delicate, slightly acetic aroma with tart fruity raspberry overtones.