19.10.18A moment of success for Balsamic Vinegar of Modena
NEWSA moment of success for Balsamic Vinegar of Modena. Balsamic Vinegar has been in the spotlight, being the protagonist of two important events: Acetaie aperte and Champagne experience. It is a very positive moment for the black gold of Modena.
Acetaie aperte was a great success; in fact, thousands of tourists came to participate to the event, also from other Italian regions and from abroad. Acetaie aperte is one of the most important events for the Consortium for the protection of Original Balsamic Vinegar P.G.I.. In fact, it allow private consumers to meet the producers; consumers can visit their vinegar cellars and undertand how much work lies under each single drop of this precious product.
« This activity has consolidated over time - said Federico Desimoni, president of the Consortium - however, it is still very attractive not only for Balsamic Vinegar lovers but also for Italian and foreign tourists. The idea was born in 2002, following other events of promotion that made of our the gastronomic heritage an important resource for the territory. With 24 geographical indications Modena holds a national record that turned the city into an extremely attractive destination for the gastronomic tourism».
Moreover, on Sunday 7th and Monday on 8th of October the precious condiment was one of the protagonists of the second edition of Modena Champagne experience, together with Parmigiano Reggiano. These two products are the two most representative geographical indications of the Made-in-Italy sector.
The Consortium for the protection of ABM was present with a stand entirely dedicated to the black gold of Modena, where a sensorial tasting and a masterclass took place. Moreover, also the chefs of Modena a tavola took part to the event: they prepared for the tourists typical dishes of the territory enriched with Original Balsamic Vinegar of Modena P.G.I.
It seems that this moment of success for Balsamic Vinegar will be long-lasting! We shall see! Check our Blog to be constantly updated about the world of Balsamic Vinegar!
05.01.19How to marinate salmon with Balsamic Vinegar?How to marinate salmon with Balsamic Vinegar? This is a frequently asked question on our Blog! Marinating salmon with vinegar is extremely easy. You can use apple or Balsamic vinegar but we highly recommend the latter to obtain a more intense flavor.
To marinate thesalmon, you simply have to leave the salmon fillet - of variable thickness depending on your taste - to soak in a container with Traditional Balsamic Vinegar for a few hours. The vinegar will do all the work, marinating the fish, which will then be ready to be extracted from the container and seasoned.
The marinade with apple vinegar on the palate will certainly be delicate and fresh, making the salmon perfect also for salads and other light dish. On the contrary, the marinade with Original Balsamic Vinegar will be more aromatic and intense. Which one do you prefer? Detail
28.12.18Salad mix with shrimp tails and Balsamic VinegarThe salad mix with shrimp tails is a perfect complement to every meal, being light, and refreshing. Traditional Balsamic Vinegar add the final touch!
Ingredients for 4 people:
4 scampi (from 250g), 100g of extra virgin olive oil, seasonal salad, Traditiobal Balsamic Vinegar of Modena D.O.P., a few chervil leaves, Salt and pepper to taste.
First of all, wash, clean and cut the salad. Then boil the shrimps, previously shelled and deprived of the intestinal line. Once cooked, cut the tail leaving the ends attached.
At this point, prepare a vinaigrette. Start by emulsifying oil, Original balsamic vinegar of Modena; then salt and pepper to taste. At this point, arrange the shrimp tails in the middle of the dish, above the salad; finally sprinkle with the vinaigrette you just prepared and decorate with chervil leaves. The salad is ready to be served! Detail
14.12.18Chocolate strudel with Balsamic Vinegar of ModenaToday's recipe is another delicious dessert: chocolate strudel with Traditional Balsamic Vinegar glaze! Served warm from the oven, this tasty dessert features chestnuts and apricots, rolled up in a golden puff pastry.
Ingredients for 4 people:
1/2 packages of puff pastry sheets, 100 gr of apricots in syrup, 200 gr of cooked chestnuts, 200 gr of quince compote, 30 gr of butter, 5 tablespoons of Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena, 3 tablespoons of corn flakes
First of all, brush and peel the fruits and remove the seeds; then cut them into cubes. After that, put them in a pan with lemon juice and sugar and cook for half an hour. After that, remove the pan from the stove and let it cool.
At this point, melt the butter in a pan over a medium heat; then add the chestnuts and the apricots with a few tablespoons of their own syrup; stir gently up to two minutes and finally add Traditional Balsamic Vinegar glaze and the quinces compote. Mix well with a wooden spoon and remove from the fire.
Unfold the pastry sheet and roll it into a 16x12-inch rectangle. Spread the corn flakes and the previously prepared chestnuts-apricots mixture on the pastry; then sprinkle with little chestnuts pieces.
Starting at a short side, roll up like a jelly roll. Then place seam-side down onto a baking sheet. Tuck the ends under to seal and finally bake in the oven for 40 minutes at 200 ° c. The strudel is ready to conquer your body and soul! Detail
30.11.18Chocolate truffles with Balsamic VinegarChocolate truffles are not only a Valentin's day dessert! You can enjoy them all year round! And they are the simplest of candy to make: you'll need only cream, chocolate, and a little bit of time to create this delicious dessert. But, as usually, we added a special ingredient to our version: Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena!
300 gr of dark chocolate, finely minced, 60 ml of cream, 4 tablespoons of Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena, 70 gr of cocoa powder
Start by melting the dark chocolate and the cream in a water bath; then pour the melted chocolate into a small bowl. At this point add Traditional Balsamic Vinegar. Finally put the chocolate in the fridge for 1 hour, to let it cool.
After 1 hour remove the chocolate from the fridge and let it rest at room temperature for 3 hours, until it is hard but workable. At this point make small balls using your fingers.
When the small balls are ready place them on a sheet of baking paper. Then put the cocoa powder in a bowl. Place 8 truffles at a time in the cocoa and cover them well, then place them back on the baking paper. When all chocolate truffles are well covered with cocoa powder arrange them on a tray or in an airtight container to enjoy them whenever you want!
Check our blog for the delicious candy recipes! Detail
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