25 Jul '12, 2pm

Quick blog post : Do you mix olive oil and vinegar together?

Quick blog post : Do you mix olive oil and vinegar together?

Long ago, before I even knew Cart and living in Singapore, I was brought to La Forketta by a friend. As we sat down, I saw a small bowl and curiously peered at it. “What’s this for? ” I asked. And my friend Juli poured some olive oil and some balsamic vinegar in it. “Dip some bread in it and eat it. It’s nice! ” Beautiful photo by Tony Tahhan It looked like such an odd combination, the golden and dark viscous liquids, not mixing together. Like a science experiment. But doing so seemed like a good way to appreciate the taste of the breads. And since then, it has been the norm to go to any Italian restaurant (in Singapore) to expect a basket of bread And now that I’ve been living in Rome, it’s interesting to note that you’ll never find this in Rome or anywhere else in Italy. Exquisite food at Il Bavaglino Meals in Italy are served as courses . And bread is usually served dur...

Full article: http://rinaz.net/2012/07/dipping/

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