Breathing that sea breeze, so much more invigorating and balsamic
as the land is approached, contemplating all the power of those preparations she was commissioned to destroy, all the power of that army which she was to combat alone--she, a woman with a few bags of gold--Milady compared herself mentally to Judith, the terrible Jewess, when she penetrated the camp of the Assyrians and beheld the enormous mass of chariots, horses, men, and arms, which a gesture of her hand was to dissipate like a cloud of smoke.
One June evening, when the orchards were pink blossomed again, when the frogs were singing silverly sweet in the marshes about the head of the Lake of Shining Waters, and the air was full of the savor of clover fields and balsamic
fir woods, Anne was sitting by her gable window.
The keen air of the mountains and the balsamic
odour of the pine trees took the place of nurse and mother to the young girl.
Those who have followed a dim, winding, balsamic
path to the unexpected hollow where a wood-spring lies have found the rarest secret the forest can reveal.
Well, then, I trust that you have no objection to tobacco-smoke, to the mild balsamic
odor of the Eastern tobacco.
Profusely and beautifully illustrated throughout, the recipes comprising "Gumbo Love" range from Buttermilk Orange Chess Pie; Fresh Herb and Garlic Cheese Spread; Pork Roast with Apples and Oranges; Grouper with Balsamic
Butter Glaze; and Roasted Tomatoes with Garlic, Basil, Balsamic
, and Black Olives; to Florida Lobster Salad with Grapefruit and Avocado; Cucumber Margarita; Heavenly Fried Crab Claws; Beer-Braised Beef Brisket with Cumin and Garlic; and Braised Collards with turkey Bacon, Pecans, and Balsamic
Time to prepare: 20 minutes Time to bake: 12 minutes Makes: 6 shortbread rounds Ingredients (shortbread) 8oz plain flour 8oz butter 4oz icing sugar 2oz ground almonds 1 tsp cracked black pepper 1 tsp balsamic
vinegar Ingredients (for the balsamic
reduction) 1/2 cup of balsamic
vinegar 1 tbsp honey 3-4 cloves 1/2 orange, juice and zest To serve Strawberry ice cream, preferably Jannettas
GORGONZOLA WITH MASCARPONE & WALNUTS SERVES 4 INGREDIENTS 4 slices wholemeal bread 150g Gorgonzola layered with mascarpone (or buy separately) 12 walnut kernels 4 tsp balsamic
vinegar glaze Pepper Spread the slices of bread with the Gorgonzola and mascarpone.
150g Jamon Iberico, Paleta or similar ham 4 ripe nectarines 500g fresh curd cheese 100g watercress 200g baby spinach 4 baby gem lettuces 2 large-bulbed spring onions FOR THE BALSAMIC
GEL: 200ml balsamic
vinegar 2tsp unrefined golden caster sugar 2g agar agar powder EXTRAS: A little extra-virgin olive oil METHOD: To make the gel, heat the vinegar and sugar until just about to boil, then remove from the heat and whisk in the agar powder.
Now the company's extra virgin olive oils, condiments, balsamic
vinegars and balsamic
glazes are available in America under the Giuseppe Cremonini brand, imported and distributed by New York-based Inalca Food & Beverage North America.
reduction: Simmer 12 ounces balsamic
vinegar in saucepan until reduced to one-quarter of what you started with.
And when it comes to vinegars, specifically Balsamic
Vinegar of Modena, sales have reached a plateau, says Luca Bombarda, U.