Planning an Italian food night?It certainly sounds interesting, especially if you love to taste some traditional and exquisite Italian delicacies. When you purchase ingredients for the planned food night, make sure you get the Italian balsamic vinegar.
Italian balsamic vinegar is one of the foremost and must have items that you need to purchase. This
sweet-smelling, syrupy, dense vinegar is extracted from the unfermented, natural grape juice. Usually different types of grapes are put to use to formulate this kind of standard Italian product. Some of the additional varieties of grapes used in making vinegar include Lambrusco, Ancellota and Sauvignon.
The Italian balsamic vinegar would be a great cooking ingredient or as one tangy salad dressing. You can use the balsamic vinegar as gravy or marinade for roasted, grilled and also for the broiled dished. You can start cooking using the balsamic vinegar and you would discover that the recipes get a caramelized flavor all the way. Most salad addicts will appreciate the use of olive oil and vinegar with the other
By and large, the outcome of the balsamic salad dressing is sweet and distinctive with somewhat complicated flavor. Apart from using the balsamic vinegar in salad and different seafood and meat dishes, you can use the Italian balsamic dressing as a dip. You can use the same as dessert sauce by means of combining it with the figs. Italian balsamic fig dressing tastes awesome and you also combine it with ice cream or vanilla flavor.
If you’re wondering what to prepare then try out these two mouth watering Italian recipes as given below:
Balsamic reduction tastes incredible. Salty and sweet and bit sour, this recipe will definitely tickle your taste buds. The ingredients require for preparing balsamic reduction includes ½ to ¼ cup of the brown sugar as per your preference and 11/2 cups of the balsamic vinegar. First of all, boil the vinegar and turn down the heat and simmer. When it reduces to halfway, it would be the right time to add in the brown sugar. Simmer some more until it turns syrupy and sticks to the back of the wooden spoon. Now as it cools and thicken up you can store the left over in fridge.
It’s just a beautiful way to add in flavor to the dish without even adding in lots of extra fat or calories. You can prepare this for a dip in the salad or raw veggies. It’s even a great way to add in that little vigor in the grilled chicken or fish. You can even blend some balsamic with berries and have it over a vanilla ice cream.
To prepare the Balsamic Glaze, you would need two cups of the Balsamic Vinegar. Now pour the vinegar into the sauce pan and bring to boil. Once it’s boiled, reduce heat and then let the vinegar to simmer for 20 to 30 minutes. Simmer it until the vinegar is solid enough to coat at the back of the spoon. Note down it must be ½ cup of the glaze when done. Now remove from the heat and cool down. After this you can pour it in a container which has a lid. And lastly pop it in a refrigerator. This can last for few weeks.
Last but not the least, if you want to add in a special Italian touch to the food night, then a traditional
Italian sweet should be a must. It is no other than Italian Torrone which is a Christmas sweet popular in Italy. The Italian Torrone is considered one of the traditional and oldest sweets prepared from honey, sugar and egg white. This consists of some generous stuffing including hazel nuts, peanuts and almonds as well.
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