Perfect Pairing: Blackberry Balsamic Vinegar + Fresh Basil Olive Oil

We love experimenting with flavor combinations and this perfect pairing is a must for summer cooking! Our Blackberry Balsamic Vinegar and Fresh Basil Olive Oil are a match made in heaven. Learn more about these two tasty products and how to use them together.

Blackberry Balsamic Vinegar

This California balsamic vinegar is sweet and smooth with a pleasant tang.  Made with organic blackberries grown on the central coast of California, this balsamic vinegar is bursting with summertime freshness. 

How to use it

Use as a reduction and drizzle it on your favorite desserts, fruit salads, or cheese plates.  Throw a splash of our Blackberry Balsamic Vinegar into your favorite iced tea or lemonade recipes for a new summertime favorite.  Try this balsamic as a marinade for pork or chicken

Fresh Basil Olive Oil

Our Fresh Basil Olive Oil tastes and smells like a freshly picked bunch of basil. Try this drizzled on fresh tomatoes or white bean soup. Also try it over pasta, in sauces or pestos.  Made using hand-picked basil and prepared for infusion within hours. Made with certified extra virgin olive oil.

How to use it

Top your favorite pasta with Fresh Basil Olive Oil, cherry tomatoes, and parmesan cheese for a quick and easy dinner dish.  Roast or sauté veggies in Fresh Basil Olive Oil to intensify earthy, fresh flavors.

How to use Blackberry Balsamic Vinegar and Fresh Basil Olive Oil together

On tomatoes

There is something about this combination of olive oil and vinegar that is reminiscent of perfectly ripe tomatoes which makes it a delicious addition to in-season tomatoes. Drizzle it over sliced tomatoes and season with salt and pepper for a simple summer side dish or make it a Caprese salad by adding sliced fresh mozzarella and fresh basil leaves.

In a cocktail

This Blackberry Basil Spritzer is a refreshing summer drink that will keep you hydrated. Seasonal blackberries and fresh basil pair perfectly with a hint of lime. We’ve also added some variations on this drink so you can experiment with other flavors or turn it into a cocktail!

As a marinade

This combo is the perfect marinade and salad dressing. Drench all of your favorite summer veggies in this before they go on the grill. Our favorites are zucchini, summer squash, eggplant, peppers and mushrooms. Marinate chicken or pork overnight in it before grilling. Or combine all of the above for flavorful kebabs!

On fruit

Whisk up equal parts of this vinegar and olive oil duo and drizzle it on your favorite summer fruits! We like to marinate berries in Blackberry Balsamic and Fresh Basil Olive Oil and put it on top of Greek yogurt for breakfast or ice cream for dessert. It’s delicious paired with olive oil cake or bundt cake!

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