What are the properties of balsamic vinegar
Balsamic vinegar is made from five different grape varieties. It was used as a spice in the 14th century in Italy. It is called balsamic because of its healing properties.
Next to olive oil, it is a very good addition to poultry and red meat dishes, salads and sauces. It is added, for example, to the popular caprese salad, and also for the Spanish gazpacho cooler. It is mainly used in Mediterranean dishes. However, this vinegar should not be used in excessive amounts, because in such cases the dish can significantly change its taste. Its task is only to emphasize the taste.
There are also known numerous health uses for balsamic vinegar. It has a good effect on the digestive system and significantly reduces our appetite. Regulates the work of the intestines, and also helps to burn fat and detoxifies the body. It contains a large amount of phosphorus, potassium and magnesium, which also has a positive effect on the human body. Interestingly, in times of the plague epidemic, balsamic vinegar served as a disinfectant for wounds, and as an antidote.