balsamic vinegar


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balsamic vinegar

n.
1. An aromatic vinegar of Modena, Italy, made from white Trebbiano grape juice that is heated and aged in wooden barrels for several years.
2. Any of various similar vinegars.

[Translation of Italian aceto balsamico : aceto, vinegar + balsamico, restorative, balsamic.]

balsamic vinegar

n
(Cookery) a type of dark-coloured sweet Italian vinegar made from white grapes and aged in wooden barrels over a number of years

balsam′ic vin′egar


n.
a sweetish, aromatic vinegar made from the must of white grapes and aged in wood barrels.
[1980–85; < Italian aceto balsamico restorative vinegar]

balsamic vinegar

Vinegar flavored with plant extracts. Has a sweet flavor and relatively low acidity.
Translations
balsamiviinietikka
balzsamecet
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INGREDIENTS, Serves 2 tablespoons Napolina Light in Colour Olive Oil; 2 large red peppers, sliced into strips; 1 large red onion, finely chopped; 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped; 400g can Napolina Plum Tomatoes; 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar; 2x 150g tuna steaks; Napolina Extra Virgin Olive Oil, to drizzle; slice of lemon to serve; salt and black pepper METHOD 1.
INGREDIENTS Serves 2 tbs Napolina Light in Colour Olive Oil; 2 large red peppers, sliced into strips; 1 large red onion, finely chopped; 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped; 400g can Napolina Plum Tomatoes; 2 tsp balsamic vinegar; 2x 150g tuna steaks; extra virgin olive oil, to drizzle; slice of lemon to serve; salt and black pepper METHOD 1.
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