Mandarano Balsamic Recipe Blog

Pork Medallions and Peach Chutney with Balsamic Glaze

July 31, 2013

I played around with different foods and made a couple of appetizers with it, but decided to share a main dish, Pork Medallions and Peach Chutney topped with Mandarano Balsamic Glaze & Sauce. Sounds kind of fancy, right? Don’t let the title intimidate you. This dish is lovely to share with guests, and also simple to make for your family during a busy week.

Pork Medallion and Peach Chutney with Balsamic Glaze

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Scallops with Spring Onion Purée and Black Truffles

July 29, 2013

Even after 8 years of living in Piemonte Italy, I am still surprised by exhilarating new food and wine experiences daily. At our friend's wedding this Saturday, we started talking to the father of the bride, a truffle hunter in the area. He got so excited telling us about his recent finds, that he left the ceremony to go home and bring us more than 1 kilo of fresh black summer truffles! La dolce vita!

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Chocolate Balsamic Pancakes with Strawberries

July 21, 2013

The following recipe comes courtesy of Nicole from We highly suggest you follow Nicole and read her blog. She is an amazingly creative cook with a great eye for photography!


This is a  far reaching idea I know.  I was approached by Mandarano to try out their Balsamic Glaze and Sauce and come up with a recipe using it to share with all of you.  I was really excited and honored for them to contact me to highlight their product.  To be honest I have never really cooked with a sauce like this before.   I have of course seen plenty of recipes that used this type of ingredient and was very happy to try it out.  Although I know there are many tried and true delicious ways to use it that I have ordered in restaurants or seen on TV I was determined to think of something unique.

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