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  • Tuna steaks alla siciliana/messinese…what a surprise!

    Some days ago we received…a surprising e mail…somebody, a loyal customer, sent us the recipe of a traditional Sicilian dish prepared using our Vincotto PrimitivO Balsamic. Here for you the recipe: True Sicilian cooking often combines wonderfully sweet and sour (agrodolce) flavors in brilliant ways, such as in caponata, or a tuna steak alla messinese [...]

  • The taste of tradition…Laganari al Vincotto

    Enjoy your Vincotto experience with this exclusive recipe: Laganari al Vincotto Ingentilito edited by our friends of Culinary Travel Journal.   http://flytosalento.blogspot.it/2014/02/the-taste-of-tradition-laganari-al.html

    Edited on: Sat 22 February 2014 | Author: elena | 0 comments | Categories: English posts Main courses Recipes
  • Pangioia with Cuettu and Saragolla wheat

    The latest creation of the great confectioner Giovanni Venneri of “Il Cafè dei Napoli” -Alliste- is the Pangioia, a soft raised dessert made using extravirgin olive oil of the Adamo company and , a sweet grape syrup with an high content of natural antioxidants as attested by Di.ste.ba departement of the University of Salento. Pangioia, [...]

    Edited on: Fri 26 April 2013 | Author: elena | 0 comments | Categories: Desserts English posts Health and Wellness Recipes
  • Chocolate and pear tart with Vincotto Ingentilito

      One of the most popular and delicious cake since ever with a special touch of tradition: Bon appétit!!   Ingredients: 300 gr of white flour 300 gr of sugar 4 eggs 250 gr of melted butter 150 gr of shucked walnuts 3 or 4 ripe pears 1 sachet of vanillin 1 sachet of baking [...]

    Edited on: Mon 4 March 2013 | Author: elena | 0 comments | Categories: Desserts English posts Recipes
  • Cauliflower with béchamel and Vincotto Balsamic

      Cauliflower is rich of nutrients like calcium, potassium, phosphorous and vitamin C that are very important in our diet…but often people don’t like it because of its ‘bad’ smell! ..Today I would like to suggest you this quick and easy recipe that will satisfy even the most demanding palates!    Ingredients (for 2 portions): [...]

    Edited on: Fri 15 February 2013 | Author: elena | 0 comments | Categories: English posts Recipes Second courses
  • Leccese stone

    Dear friends, now that you know where Vincotto Primitivo is produced, I would like to tell you something about the land where it is made and its history. A very important and particular element is the stone from Lecce, usually called “Pietra Leccese” Due to its specific characteristics, some writers of the ancient literature dedicated [...]

    Edited on: Tue 12 February 2013 | Author: elena | 0 comments | Categories: English posts History and culture
  • Did you know that…

    -VincottO PrimitivO contains a much higher quantity of phenolic compounds than many Modena balsamic vinegars? -VincottO PrimitivO has antioxidant properties much more active than many Modena balsamic vinegars?   Scientific analysis conducted on Cuettu, VincottO PrimitivO and Modena Balsamic Vinegars of different brands, revealed that: comparing the same quantity of each product (250ml), Cuettu and [...]

    Edited on: Sun 10 February 2013 | Author: ellysrandon | 0 comments | Categories: English posts Health and Wellness
  • Good, Appealing and…HEALTHY!

    There are only few foods which we can say that taste good, look nice and that are healthy as well. The products of VincottO PrimitivO’s range are among them. Thanks to its traditional Salentine recipe, updated in order to meet consumers’ needs and tastes, the products maintained unaltered the peculiar properties of Primitivo IGP Salento [...]

    Edited on: Fri 21 December 2012 | Author: ellysrandon | 0 comments | Categories: English posts Health and Wellness
  • When cooking is a tradition…..Pittule

    Christmas is coming and we all are in a rush for the last preparations; the Christmas tree is there, in a corner, shining with its little coloured lights…and kitchens scent of thousands of traditional dishes….here in Salento everyone is cooking ‘PITTULE’, crispy golden ball simply made with flour and water, accompanied with Cuettu! For 50 [...]

    Edited on: Thu 20 December 2012 | Author: elena | 0 comments | Categories: Desserts English posts History and culture
  • Small chocolate tart with warm chocolate and Vincotto Balsamic filling

    An easy and always successfull dessert that can be prapared in advance and cooked just before serving. The sweet-and-sour taste of Vincotto Balsamic* is perfect with the strong taste of the dark chocolate….with this recipe you will conquer even the finest palates!!   Ingredients (for 4 portions):   100 gr of dark chocolate; 80 gr of [...]

    Edited on: Thu 20 December 2012 | Author: elena | 0 comments | Categories: Desserts English posts Recipes