Balsamic Vinegar NYC Takeover

Marianglea Montanari: balsamic vinegar maker, balsamic expert, and balsamic superwoman. We just spent a very exciting week with Mariangela, setting the city on fire… or better, setting the city on balsamic. And by balsamic we mean, Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena. Mariangela is one of the few producers of balsamic vinegar that makes balsamic in…

There Is Only ONE Balsamic Vinegar!

We love Michael White! He is as opinionated as we are and he hates cheap industrial balsamic vinegar such as those you typically find in supermarkets and specialty stores.  Michael White, in an interview in the Wall Street Journal, says: “I can do without all the different types of balsamic vinegars. The huge commercial market…

Balsamico!

Balsamico! is a wonderful book by food author Pamela Sheldon Johns. A “must have”, if you are into authentic italian ingredients. Nothing to do with the balsamico sold in supermarkets, which is a cheap colored dark brown liquid full of chemicals. It’s a book about “aceto balsamico tradizionale”, a revered treasure, so important to Italian…