Do you take your balsamic seriously? Rich, thick, sweet and complex – a mere drop of this amazing 25 year old balsamic will transport you to taste-bud heaven. 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).This vinegar will add an amazing depth of flavour to anything you serve it with – aged cheeses, carpaccio and even ice cream. 100ml bottle in gift box
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 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
Made using traditional technique and produced in limited quantities, this balsamic vinegar is a creative blend of several aged balsamic that are designed to hold up to heat without turning bitter. Maturing in barrels of oak the flavours of chestnut and juniper are heaven with the maple syrup texture.
Villa Manadori label is creation of chef Massimo Bottura owner of 3 stars Michelin and number 1 in The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2016,Osteria Francescana in Italy. Massimo Bottura has applied his creative skills to the production of an assortment of artisanal balsamic vinegars and Extra virgin olive oils.
This rare oil is only produced occasionally, in years when the olives in higher regions continue to ripen into the months of April and May. These late-spring olives are particularly mature which means production is short and limited. The resulting oil has a pale gold colour with opalescent hues, a sweet delicate aroma and unique flavour profile with low acidity. 500ml bottle in tissue paper wrapping.
The region of Liguria is home of the famous Taggiasca olives, known here as Ligurian olives, which create a superior quality extra virgin olive oil. This oils is from producer Casa Olearia, based in the heart of the Ligurian Riviera.
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.
This oil is bursting with fruity and fresh lemon flavours – it’s ideal to use in salad dressings, as a dipping oil or to drizzle on grilled seafood or sashimi. It’s made by crushing olives and fresh lemons together, then draining off the water and juice to leave behind the richly-scented extra virgin olive and citrus oil blend. Keep a bottle in your pantry to liven up your favourite dishes, it also makes a great foodie present. 500ml bottle.
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.
‘A very mild and bright October day with a brilliant clear sky.’ Like all early produce, Ottobrata is highly anticipated – it’s the first extra virgin oil of the season, made from olives picked early at the beginning of October. With its unmistakable intense, lively and redolent aroma, and unique flavour it’s highly sought after by olive oil enthusiasts. From producer Casa Olearia, based in the heart of the Ligurian Riviera – a region producing some of the finest olive oils in the world. 500ml 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.