Let me count the ways.....at least 50 different flavors of olive oils and balsamic vinegars.
Where can these tempting delights be found? At Joe and Son's Olive Press located at 3401 W. Bay to Bay Blvd in Tampa, Florida.
This new store is promoting an unusual concept of tasting before you buy. Either the store owner or the store manager will greet you and guide you as you explore the many flavors that are guaranteed to tempt your palate.
I was of the opinion that all olive oils and balsamic vinegars were equal..... that is, until I sampled these wonderful offerings. One taste, and I was hooked.
If you weren't at the Grand Opening of the store on 11/11/11, you missed the opportunity to taste many delicious foods made with these oils and vinegars.
But don't despair.....there are recipes available next to each Fusti so you can see how easily each oil or vinegar can be used as part of a tasty, healthy meal.
For those who are unsure about how to combine the different oils and vinegars, there are recommended pairings to make things easier for you.
Here's a surprise suggestion for a delicious and quick dessert: