"KAKIAGRO'' Kaki Vinegar
Persimmon vinegar from the Veronese plain, produced using the method of slow spontaneous acidification.
It is neither pasteurised nor microfiltrated and does not contain sulphites.
Finalist at the Oscars Green in the 2018 edition of Coldiretti.
Kaki vinegar has been produced in the mountains of northern China since time immemorial and is now a Slow Food Ark of Taste product. It was presented to an emperor of the Song dynasty, who loved it so much that it has been regarded ever since as a tribute to the emperor or a particularly popular gift for dignitaries of the time.
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Irresistible sauces: recipes using khaki vinegar as the secret ingredient
Khaki vinegar is a real secret ingredient when it comes to creating irresistible sauces. Thanks to its sweet, fruity flavour, this vinegar gives sauces a unique touch that makes them really special. One of the most popular recipes is Kaki and Ginger Sauce, which is perfect with meat or fish dishes. Simply mix kaki vinegar with grated ginger, garlic, olive oil and a pinch of salt and pepper. This sauce gives a fresh, spicy flavour that is perfect with a variety of dishes. Another delicious option is kaki and honey sauce, which is perfect for dressing salads or seasoning grilled vegetables. Mixing kaki vinegar with honey, lemon juice and sunflower oil creates a sweet and sour sauce that will make your dishes truly unique. Experiment with kaki vinegar and be surprised by its versatility in the kitchen.
Benefits and properties of kaki vinegar
Kaki vinegar is not only a versatile and tasty ingredient in the kitchen, it also offers several health benefits. Due to the presence of antioxidants such as vitamin C, kaki vinegar can help boost the immune system and fight free radicals, which are responsible for cell ageing. In addition, kaki vinegar is known for its anti-inflammatory properties, which can help reduce the risk of inflammatory diseases such as arthritis. This vinegar is also an ally for digestion, as it can stimulate the production of digestive enzymes and improve the absorption of nutrients in the intestines. Finally, kaki vinegar can help regulate blood sugar levels due to the presence of fibre and bioactive compounds. So, as well as being a delicious condiment, kaki vinegar is a healthy choice to add to your daily diet.
Khaki vinegar is said to improve physical endurance and is therefore a popular supplement for athletes.
Like pomegranate vinegar, it can be diluted with water, fruit tea or in energy drinks, sweetened with sugar and honey, and becomes an energising tonic with many benefits:
- Increases oxygen uptake during exercise and reduces recovery time
- Provides blood cleansing
- Detoxifies the liver
- Lowers triglycerides
- Reduces bad cholesterol and oxidative stress
- Prevents obesity
The 5th flavour in persimmon vinegar
Khaki vinegar is rich in umami, considered the 5th taste, a primary taste that joins the other four: salty, sweet, bitter and sour. Discovered by a Japanese doctor in 1909, umami can be thought of as the 'good' taste, the one that makes you want to take another bite of the food that contains it.
The sweetness of the fruit is the basis of the taste of Kaki vinegar, the acidity is not sharp, the smell is sweet and persuasive. Eastern cuisine makes great use of Kaki vinegar, it is used on fish or in salads to give a light fruity flavour.
Perfect for seasoning rice for sushi or pickles or in marinated vegetables.