This Cherry Dark Balsamic is rich, dense, and tart all at the same time. Fresh cherries are on the market for such a short time in early summer and don’t we love them? For the distinct summer flavor all year round, try the Cherry Dark Balsamic to brighten up meats, cheeses and salads. The intense cherry aroma will make your mouth water and get your creative culinary juices flowing. It makes an excellent glaze for a variety of meat dishes including duck, turkey, pork and lamb. The flavor is ideal to use in your salads that feature cheeses, especially Feta, Goat and Blue varieties. Imagine a Cherry Dark Balsamic reduction on warm Brie or Camembert!
Let your inner chef out to play!
Unleash your culinary creativity! Pair Cherry Infused Dark Balsamic Vinegar with a selection of dark balsamic vinegars. Can you imagine the sweet and tart burst of flavor pairing with Chocolate Dark Balsamic? How about Coffee Dark Balsamic for a sophisticated drizzle over chocolate ice cream? Imagine how Chipotle, Garlic, Meyer Lemon or Lime Infused Olive Oils would blend with Cherry Dark Balsamic for an unexpected and delightful spin on flavor.
Trace elements are the tiny cogs in the working wheels of an efficient immune system. Vitamins are necessary for energy production, immune function, blood clotting and other functions, while minerals play an important role in growth, bone health, fluid balance and several other processes. Small but mighty, these trace vitamins, minerals and polyphenols are only needed in minute amounts to support health and growth, but are often missing from our meals. Getting them from multiple sources ensures that your daily meals are truly health supporting.
Cherries are an especially abundant source of polyphenols, a large group of phytochemicals or phytonutrients that are known antioxidants that fight cell damage and have an anti-inflammatory affect promoting overall health. They are rich in ascorbic acid (vitamin C), essential for maintaining a healthy immune system and vibrant skin. Cherries are a source of essential minerals, potassium, copper, manganese as well as the hormone melatonin that induces restful sleep.
Dark Balsamic Vinegar Traditional Modena dark balsamic vinegar is made from reduced grape juice and has all of the vitamins, minerals, and nutrients found in the grape, one of the healthiest and most nutritious fruits. The antioxidants in this vinegar have been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer Traditionally aged balsamic vinegars have many health benefits. Acetic acid is its main constituent. It is antimicrobial and antioxidant and is known to regulate blood sugar with its antiglycemic or antidiabetic effect. Acetic acid in balsamic vinegar has strains of probiotics that promote digestion and gut health, supporting the microbiome and the overall immune system. Balsamic vinegar can lower cholesterol, regulate blood pressure and aid in weight loss. Inhalation of steamed vapor can clear congestion. Polyphenols from the grapes may promote blood circulation. Some use balsamic vinegar to treat acid reflux and heartburn. Acetic acid also aids in belly fat loss, and the probiotic chemicals found in it help to promote a sense of fullness, which helps to reduce overeating. In addition, balsamic vinegar is fat-free and has an anti-obesity effect.