The origins of this precious vinegar date back to more than 2000 years ago. Famous Roman "Chef" APICIUS refers to it in his “De Re Coquinaria” in no less than 60 recipes. Modena Balsamic Vinegar is obtained by a slow fermentation of cooked musts coming from grapes of its place of origin which have been mixed with strong wine vinegar. It is naturally aged and refined in various kinds of wood barrels such as oak, chestnut, and mulberry, thus respecting the authentic Modena hand crafting tradition. This balsamic vinegar is suitable for a number of dishes and recipes ranging from appetizers to desserts.<br><br>Terre Bormane Extra Virgin Olive Oils, vinegar, and condiments are used in the kitchens of renown chefs worldwide. Alain Ducasse and Daniel Boulud among others use daily this line of EVOOs who balance the genuine, fragrant and earthy flavors of one of the best natural olive oils in the world. Created by Casa Olearia Taggiasca - Taggiasca Oil Mill - with Alain Ducasse as their master taster, these olive oils restore the genuine values and ancient traditions of the Liguria region, which stretches east along the coast from France. Olives of the highest quality harvested in Taggia - Home of the famous taggiasca olive variety - are pressed using a combination of traditional stone wheel and modern dripping techniques resulting in the ideal olive oil for the most demanding home chefs.