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1Of the nature of or yielding balsam.‘balsamic resins’
- ‘In this wilderness, there are still large tracts of balsamic timber.’
- ‘Rourea hirsuta has a tonic balsamic bark.’
- ‘When the ozone generated from these balsamic trees mingles with the balmy gulf breezes, it is no wonder the weary invalid finds relief.’
- ‘Here in the life-giving odors of the balsamic forest, we erected our tent and made ready to pass the rest of the day and night.’
- ‘She had finished an embroidered silken bag, which she was going to fill with the balsamic needles.’
2Relating to balsamic vinegar.‘a balsamic dressing on the side’
- ‘It was served with roasted Mediterranean vegetables, sweet potatoes, and balsamic butter sauce.’
- ‘The tuna tartare gets an entertaining fillip of fresh papaya and a ribbon of gorgeously reduced balsamic glaze.’
- ‘Starters included black pudding with fresh fig and Jerusalem artichoke gateau with mint and balsamic jus.’
- ‘He eats a fillet of wild sea bass with chickpea cream, balsamic mushrooms, and spinach.’
- ‘Ripe figs and prosciutto sliced thin as silk stockings dovetail gracefully with the help of a dense balsamic vinaigrette.’
- ‘grilled vegetables with balsamic’short for balsamic vinegar
- ‘I purchased an 18-year-old bottle of balsamic that ran me $40.’
- ‘The end result of traditional balsamic is a dark brown, sweetened syrup with a slight vinegary kick to it.’
- ‘Add the spice and cook for a minute or so, then stir in the balsamic and cook until reduced down.’
- ‘The various vinegars balanced the sweetness, or enhanced it, in the case of balsamic.’
- ‘Allow to reduce for about 15-20 seconds before adding the stock and balsamic.’
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