A good-quality, aged balsamic is a pantry staple. This 12 year old balsamic has a syrupy consistency and rich, sweet flavour. Proper balsamic vinegar from the Modena region has been made for over 500 years. For those select vinegars awarded DOP status (Protected Designation of Origin), every aspect of the production is controlled – the type of grapes used, the aging process and even the special Giugiaro Bottle (this bottle can only be used for DOP Balsamic Vinegar of Modena). 100ml bottle in gift box
A thick, rich, syrupy balsamic glaze ideal for serving with sweet and savoury dishes including grilled meats, aged cheeses, vanilla ice creams, desserts and fruit salad. Also delicious in dressings and marinades. From Acetaia Reale – a farmhouse vinegar producer in Modena, Italy. 210g PET bottle.
Balsamic Vinegar from farmhouse producer Acetaia Reale in Modena, Italy. ‘Serie 4’ means it has been matured for approximately 4 years in a series of wooden barrels to create a balanced, tangy flavour. Use in dressings, vinaigrettes and marinades. 250ml bottle in box.
Balsamic Vinegar from farmhouse producer Acetaia Reale in Modena, Italy. ‘Serie 8’ means it has been matured over time in a series of 8 wooden barrels (approximately 8 years), creating a a rich, sweet/savoury flavour. Ideal to serve with grilled fish and roasted meats, bresaola, aged cheeses, vanilla ice cream and fruit salads. 250ml bottle in box.
The region of Liguria is home of the famous Taggiasca olives, also known as Ligurian olives, which create a superior quality extra virgin olive oil. This oil from the Ligurian Riviera area has DOP status – which involves strict controls over the growing and production to safeguard quality.
It’s cold pressed and has a delicate aroma with a very fruity flavour, round finish and golden colour. Use it in salad dressings, as a dipping oil or to dress hot and cold dishes. From producer Casa Olearia, based in the heart of the Ligurian Riviera. 500ml bottle.
The classic Mediterranean flavours of rosemary and olives unite in this versatile oil. Use in marinades – especially for lamb, as a dipping oil on an antipasti platter, or drizzle on the top of home-made focaccia. Rather than inserting herbs into the bottle of oil, fresh rosemary is crushed with the olives during the product process, creating a rich, aromatic oil with a lifted, herbaceous flavour. This oil is from producer Casa Olearia, based in the heart of the Ligurian Riviera – a region known for producing high quality extra virgin olive oils. 250ml bottle.
A great all-rounder EVOO with shaved black truffle. With a vibrant golden/green colour and a fruity flavour with a balanced truffle perfume, this oil can be drizzled on hot and cold dishes, in salad dressings, on pasta and risotto, or on eggs. If you love truffles, the possibilities are endless! 250ml bottle.
The olives for this oil are hand-picked and cold crushed to create a high quality oil. This is an artisan product from truffle specialists TartufLanghe, based in Piedmont – an Italian region famous for truffles.
White balsamic vinegar with a fresh, balanced flavour. It has a light amber colour – perfect to add a fruity, acidic flavour to food without colouring it. Ideal for use in dressings, vinaigrettes, sauces and marinades for poultry. Use as you would verjuice or white wine vinegar. From Acetaia Reale – a farmhouse vinegar producer in Modena, Italy. 250ml bottle.
An aged balsamic like this a great gift for food-lovers. ‘Serie 12’ means it has been matured over time in a series of 12 wooden barrels (approximately 12 years), creating a rich, deep, sweet/savoury flavour and thicker texture. Ideal to serve with grilled fish and roasted meats, bresaola, aged cheeses, vanilla ice cream and fruit salads. 250ml bottle in box.
A traditional dressing made by reducing grape must for 36 hours to create a very thick, fruity condiment similar to an aged balsamic vinegar. Ideal to use as a drizzle, to accompany aged cheeses or with fruit salad and vanilla ice cream. From Acetaia Reale in Modena, Italy. 250ml bottle