All balsamic vinegar is made from cooked grape must and wine vinegar. Balsamic glaze is balsamic vinegar that has been cooked for longer, and contains additives like sugar and other ingredients. Balsamic glaze has a more syrupy texture and is sweeter than traditional balsamic vinegar. Balsamic glaze can also come in different flavors, the most common being balsamic fig glaze.
How do I use balsamic glaze?
Balsamic glaze is a wonderful Italian condiment that can add tang and sweetness to a variety of foods, such as pizza, mozzarella cheese with tomato and basil, bruschetta and roasted vegetables. Try roasted Brussels sprouts with balsamic glaze, for example, to offset the inherent bitterness.