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balsamic vinegar

See below balsamic,

balsamic This specialty from the Italian provinces of Modena and Reggio in the region Emilia-Romagna is also called balsamic vinegar, although it is not really conventional vinegar and the manufacturing process has been completely different for centuries. The legend tells that the then most powerful Italian nobleman, Duke Boniface of Canossa (985-1052) gave the German Emperor Henry IV (1050-1106) a vial on his proverbial passage to Canossa (30 km west of Modena). But that can not be true, because the Canossagang took place only in 1077 and at this...

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