ABOUT THE BALSAMIC:
Our special Modena PGI Strawberry Dark Balsamic Vinegar tastes exactly like fresh strawberries, because that is what it is filled with. Bunches and bunches of fresh dehydrated strawberries, done in order to keep the nutritional profile intact. This barrel aged dark balsamic vinegar is thick and can be used as a glaze or dressing. Drizzle it over roasted vegetables, fresh fruit, deserts, cheeses, salads and tofu. It is also makes an ideal thick glaze for white meats and seafood, such as shrimp, salmon and chicken. A little will go a long way with this strawberry filled delight; it is very flavorful.
This sweet strawberry balsamic vinegar is flavored with all natural, simple and limited ingredients. It is PGI certified which means that it was made using the same methods, that date as far back as the 11th century in Emilia-Romagna Italy. These methods, commemorated in time and history are far superior to that of our mass produced counterparts and is among the finest of traditionally made balsamic vinegars. To follow the time honored tradition of superior craftsmanship, all of our balsamic vinegars are made with fresh freeze-dried fruits and vegetables; not preservative laden purees, juices or unnatural chemical extracts. The absence of water will ensure that it ages smoothly and more importantly, that it will taste even better as it ages and lock in the nutritional benefits! Without the water, all of our balsamic vinegars are non perishable and do not require refrigeration. The ingredients in our Strawberry Dark Balsamic Vinegar are balsamic vinegar of Modena PGI and fresh freeze-dried strawberries.
Every step of the way, we make sure to provide superior quality, to ensure we provide a healthy, quality product. We add our ingredients through the brand new and superior method of vacuum blending. Normally, blending in fruit or vegetables would cause oxidation. When you leave an apple out and exposed, it turns brown. This is oxidation. Oxygen much like water, can not only cause fruit to rapidly expire without preservatives, but neutralizes the antioxidant activity. As our fruits are freeze-dried, expiration is not a concern, but we did want to make sure our superior nutritional profile was not hampered by oxidation. Vacuum blending also provides a profoundly more fresh and flavorful taste.
Our Strawberry Dark Balsamic Vinegar tastes great alone. When pairing it with an olive oil, we recommend our Orange Citrus Sicilian Extra Virgin Olive Oil. The two make an excellent combination. They can also both be combined to make an amazingly sweet and tart salad dressing. To save on multiple bottle options, check out our Golden Leaf Value Variety Packs.
At The Golden Leaf we are the artisans who make our products, allowing us to provide unparalleled quality and nutrition, at a direct to consumer everyday low price. Our Modena PGI Balsamic Vinegar is thick, sweet, naturally flavorful and barrel aged 12 to 18 years. We handcraft not automate, making our products as much of an art form, as they are a delectable old world addition to any meal. This all natural balsamic vinegar is available in traditional style or flavored with freeze-dried fruits and spices. We do not use artificial chemical extracts or preservative laden purees. Just limited ingredients and no added anything. We only use the best fresh whole freeze-dried fruits, which allows our flavors to retain their nutrition including vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and fragile enzymes. Freeze-drying not only provides optimal nutrition, but an unmatched preservative free shelf life, as freeze-drying negates the need for chemical preservatives. Not to mention the amazing and flavorful taste, as we can add more fruit than water, to all of our balsamic vinegars. Easily add quality nutrition and flavor to every meal by drizzling a small amount of The Golden Leaf Balsamic Vinegar on your next meal, salad or side dish and taste the ‘Old World Simple’ difference.