Enhance Your Meals with O&CO.’s Balsamic Vinegar

Brimming with a complexity that unfolds and develops as it is washes over the taste buds, Balsamic Vinegar of Modena's renowned flavor has been treasured in Italy for hundreds of years, yet remains a relatively new mainstay to modern world cuisine. Virtually unknown to Americans until the late 1970s, Balsamic Vinegar of Modena wasn't widely introduced to American cuisine until the 90s. Today Americans would be hard pressed to walk into a supermarket that did not house a variety of balsamic vinegars outfitted with an array of prices, sizes and claims to vintage.

With so many labels to choose from, it is a difficult task to discern which balsamic vinaigrettes are authentic. Thankfully O&CO.'s Best-Selling Premium Balsamic Vinegar of Modena takes the guess work out of the authenticity and quality of the balsamic vinegar you purchase from them. Checked by the Consortium of producers in Modena, each balsamic vinegar has received the coveted CABM certification red label on the collar of the bottle, with its own unique seal and number.

World renowned as one of the premier Mediterranean food merchants, O&CO.'s Premium Balsamic Vinegar of Modena is made according to an ancient recipe. Their superior quality balsamic vinegar of Modena, Italy, has been slowly refined in a variety of precious wooden casks until it has reached a perfect balance between sweet and sour, with a syrupy texture. Made solely with grape must and wine vinegar, (a requirement for authentic Balsamic Vinegars of Modena) O&CO. does not rely on sugar or caramel for flavor like inferior imitation balsamic blends.

Overflowing with attributes designed to vastly amplify the flavor of the food it touches, O&CO.'s versatile Balsamic Vinegar of Modena elicits intense flavor whether it is drizzled on grilled meat, chicken, fish, baked vegetables or even desserts. The range of recipes that can be enhanced with balsamic vinegar are endless. The complexity of the vinegar allows the product to transform ordinary foods into multifaceted dishes.

Grilled steaks braised in balsamic vinegar unleash a mixture of sweet and tangy flavors intensified by the rich and smoky beef. Used as a steak sauce, O&CO.'s Best-Selling Premium Balsamic Vinegar of Modena serves as an ideal condiment for dipping. Sprinkled on salad, balsamic vinegar provides a sophisticated finish to fresh greens and certain fruits like ripe strawberries, pineapples and peaches are heightened with a dash of balsamic vinegar as well. Connoisseurs of the product even recommend pouring a spoonful of the elixir over fine vanilla ice cream, as the rich frozen confection transforms the intense syrup into a decadently mouthwatering dessert.

Regardless of what you choose to pair your balsamic vinegar with, O&CO. has a wide range of recipes to complement the foods you love. With fresh asparagus in season, begin by indulging in O&CO.'s Asparagus and Cherry Tomato Salad with Berries and Melon and be sure to check out the rest of the delicious recipes available at O&CO.