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03 Oct 2019

Vinegar, the perfect accompaniment for your salads

In the summertime, the heat of the day means all we want to eat is fresh food. That’s why the dish that feels best is a salad. As well as Olive Oil, a must-have for dressing salads is vinegar. Not only is it a complement that adds a special flavor to your food but vinegar is also healthy.

The benefits of vinegar

Vinegar contains antioxidant properties that help to keep cells healthy and young. As a result, its behavior remains active, preventing diseases that originate from cellular oxidation.

Apart from this, regular consumption of vinegar helps to reduce blood glucose levels, as well as lowering blood pressure. In so doing, it helps to prevent diseases such as diabetes and conditions such as high blood pressure. As well as consuming this food, it is clearly essential to have a balanced diet and to exercise regularly in order to achieve the desired results.

Types of vinegar for different salads

White wine vinegar, balsamic vinegar of Modena and red wine and sherry vinegar are all different types of vinegar. Some pair better than others with a particular kind of salad. Vinegar is healthy, yes, but by choosing the right one you will also enhance the flavor of your salads.

Carbonell white wine vinegar. This is ideal for dressing pasta, rice or quinoa salads. You can also use it to create vinaigrettes and dressings, for example by mixing it with mustard, Olive Oil and honey.

Carbonell white wine vinegar with garlic. This vinegar is ideal for salads with grilled vegetables such as asparagus, artichokes and legumes. It is also delicious in chicken or turkey salads.

Carbonell balsamic vinegar. This vinegar is perfect for salads with goat’s cheese or blue cheese. Its flavor also pairs very well with salads that contain fruit such as apples, strawberries or pears.

Sherry vinegar. Perfect for salads with fish or seafood. For example, this type of vinegar is an ideal complement for salads of bonito fish, tuna or prawns.

Using the right vinegar to enhance the taste of your summer dishes means you can take full advantage of the benefits of vinegar. Not because one vinegar is better than another, but because your palate will savor delicious salads while at the same time contributing to your own well-being and that of your family.

Source: Psychology Today