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6 Recipes with Balsamic Vinegar Perfect for Christmas and New Year’s Eve.

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Christmas and New Year’s Eve are among the most beautiful holidays of the year, capable of giving emotions that remain impressed for life. The time spent together with your family near the Christmas tree, the moment in which a long-awaited gift is unwrapped, the joy of parents in seeing their children with eyes that sparkle with wonder in front of a new game… these are the most unique and special memories.

These wonderful long-awaited holidays can only be fully experienced if spent at beautiful tables laden with exquisite food. Here the family meets and shares the joy and pleasure of being all together, focusing the menu on good, delicious and authentic traditional Italian cuisine. Obviously, the queen of this realm of superfine cuisine is certainly her, the “rezdora”. The grandmother, who with her skilled hands kneads, creates and sets the tables laden with dishes that have carved the history of the typical Emilian gastronomy.

For this long-awaited moment, “La Vecchia Dispensa” would like to cheer you up sharing some recipes with balsamic vinegar that could help you to set the table… with simplicity!

Christmas Menu with Balsamic Vinegar of Modena.

This Christmas do not limit yourself to the classic tortellini with broth. There are so many different recipes with Balsamic Vinegar of Modena, which could easily amaze your guests. Below you will find two menu options that our team has carefully studied for you:

First course:

Grandmother Clementina’s Tortelloni with Balsamic Vinegar.

Second course:

 Stewed Codfish with Balsamico and Herbs, Pickled Vegetables with White Dressing.


Buttery Peanut Brownies with Balsamic Salt.

New Year’s Eve Menu with Balsamic Vinegar.

Your traditional New Year’s Menu always include the usual stewed lentils? Give a new life to your recipes using Balsamic Vinegar of Modena to embellish even the simplest recipes! Here is an idea of how you could set your table to celebrate the beginning of the New Year.

First course:

Paccheri with Cotechino and Balsamic Vinegar.

Second course:

Veal Madellions with Black Olives, Anchovies, Hazelnuts, Grilled Leek and Balsamic Vinegar.


Vegan Bavarian Cream with Saffron and Refined Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena, Raspberry Compote and Balsamic Beetroot.

Serve Your Meals with the “Black Gold” of Our Territory.

Visit our website and the dedicated section to discover more recipes with Balsamic Vinegar of Modena perfect for your special occasions. A vast choice of appetizers, main courses and desserts all finely seasoned with our Balsamic Vinegars of Modena PGI and PDO: taste classic and re-interpreted dishes in a mix of flavors, scents and joy for the palate. If you are intolerant, have fun customizing the recipes and creating your own versions with the ingredients you like most.

Use the various qualities of Balsamic Vinegar of Modena correctly. Remember that PGI and PDO vinegars have different uses to enhance their yield on the palate. Read the article Balsamic Vinegar of Modena PGI or PDO? It is our guide, which will give you a clear overview of how to use better this ingredient and condiment in your everyday preparations. If you want to learn more about the “Black Gold” that has made Modena famous all over the world, we invite you to give a look at our blog insights and curious facts that we have written trying to convey all our passion to you.

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