Hops, used to make beer.
Balsamic vinegar, the best coming traditionally from Modena. It is made from a cooked grape must known as saba, then aged for several years, with some vinegars dating back a… [Read More]
Tomato purée (typically sold in bottles or conserved in bottles, and liquid in consistency).
Mace, a spice most often used for cookies and cakes.
Crumbly, rich, delicate pastry base made with flour, eggs, sugar, unsalted butter, and salt. Pasta Frolla is used in the making of sweet pies, tarts, and cookies.
Concentrated chicken or beef broth.
Quinine, used in liqueur called china and to flavor beverages described as chinotto.