Balsamic vinegar is an essential part of Italian food. Melrose Organic Balsamic Vinegar is made in the traditional way from the juice of sweet grapes which is heated in copper vats, aged in wooden barrels and fermented with a special bacterium, known as acetabacter.
The grapes and all the processing of Melrose Organic Balsamic Vinegar are certified organic; this guarantees a fresh, delicious taste without any harmful additives, pesticides or herbicides. Melrose Organic Balsamic Vinegar has an acidity of 6%; this is an ideal level for a gentle vinegar taste that’s not overly sharp. Melrose Organic Balsamic Vinegar has a unique taste, a bit like a combination of caramel and vinegar
Like all vinegars, balsamic vinegar is an acid, so it can aid digestion. The biggest benefit from balsamic vinegar is probably as a delicious salad dressing-it requires no preparation, which means it’s easy to have a salad with every meal. Because of its unique flavour, balsamic vinegar can be used on food alone, without added fats or oils and instead of over-processed commercial salad dressings. So it’s a great addition to any diet.
Melrose Organic Balsamic Vinegar is most commonly used as a salad dressing. A small amount on your favourite salad, perhaps with a drizzle of Melrose Organic Olive Oil, is a delicious and healthy way to enjoy fresh food. It’s delicious in sauces, and is sometimes mixed with fresh fruit. The flavour of the balsamic vinegar brings out the natural sweetness of the fruit.