Pairings

Suggested Recipes
Honey Orange Glazed Cornish Game Hens
Crab Ravioli w/Truffled Butter Sauce
Basil/Garlic Bruschetta
Please select a recipe from the above list. They will be randomly generated for your convience.
Olive Oil and Vinegar Pairings

We at First Taste enjoy having fun pairing our Flavored Oils with our Balsamic Vinegars.

While visiting our store or experimenting in your own home, have some fun trying new combinations. When you find your perfect match please feel free to share your new findings. We are always looking for new combinations.

Try these suggested "Perfect Pairings" for either Marinades or Vinaigrettes. For your convenience, we suggest the following ratio between Oils and Vinegars for marinades or vinaigrettes.

 

Marinade Vinaigrette
1 part Oil to 1 part Vinegar 2/3 parts Oil to 1 part Vinegar
Ginger & Lime
Persian Lime Infused Oil & Honey Ginger Balsamic Vinegar together is a refreshing twist for salads, roasted chicken, or even stir fry shrimp
 
Taste of Tuscany
Enjoy the authentic taste of Tuscany with a mix of Tuscan Herb Infused Oil and Traditional 18 Year Balsamic Vinegar. Try today!
 
Mushroom Heaven
Mix Wild Mushroom & Sage Infused Oil and Black Currant Balsamic Vinegar with fresh oregano or the Oregano white balsamic. Perfect earthy and fresh salad dressing.
 
Tuscan Apple
Combine Tuscan Herb Infused Oil with Red Apple Balsamic Vinegar to use as a glaze on Chicken or Pork
 
Nuts & Berries
This delicious pairing of Roasted French Walnut Oil and Raspberry Balsamic Vinegar is delightful for any palette wanting a rich, earthy, sweet flavor.
 
Spanish Ginger
Mix Coratina EVOO with Champagne Balsamic Vinegar and add a touch of Honey Ginger White Balsamic for a real treat!
 
Manza Berry
Strawberry Balsamic Vinegar adds a touch of sweetness to the robustness of the Manzanillo EVOO from Spain
 
Keira
Inspired by a friend of ours 'Keira' ~ combine Blood Orange Fused Olive Oil Jalapeno White Balsamic Vinegar and the Pineapple White Balsamic for a great addition to scallops
 
Minty Picual
For a light and refreshing change to your lamb or even seafood dishes combine Lemongrass/Mint Balsamic Vinegar and Picual EVOO for a delightfully minty sensation.
 
Missionary
The Pomegranate Balsamic Vinegar is a great partner with the Organic Mission EVOO
 
Endless Possibilities
The combination of Basil Infused Olive Oil and the Strawberry Balsamic Vinegar makes a great dressing for a spinach salad. * Pair Basil Infused Olive Oil with the Sicilian Lemon White Balsamic for a picatta taste * Pair Basil Infused Olive Oil with the Cranberry Pear White Balsamic for over a fruit salad
 
Sweet & Spicy
Combine Harissa Infused Oil with Golden Pineapple Balsamic Vinegar and use as a sweet yet spicy marinade for pork or vegetables.
 
French Chocolate
Whisk together Dark Chocolate Balsamic Vinegar and Herbs de Provence Infused Olive Oil with a little salt and pepper for a rich, sweet and earthy vinaigrette for your salad.
 
Fresh Orange Twist
Whisk Blood Orange Fused Olive Oil into Honey Ginger Balsamic Vinegar, add salt and pepper. Drizzle over a fresh mixed green salad for a fresh tasty twist.
 
The Tuscan Cherry
Whisk Tuscan Herb Infused Oil into Black Cherry Balsamic Vinegar for a different savory/sweet dressing or combine the two for a new marinade!
 
Perfectly French
Herbs de Provence Infused Olive Oil & Cranberry Pear Balsamic Vinegar blend together nicely to go over sliced watermelon, stuffing, and even roasted poultry