"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > Recipes & Ingredients > Sauces, Marinades, Rubs
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 10-18-2005, 05:17 PM   #1
Chief Eating Officer
 
GB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: USA,Massachusetts
Posts: 25,509
Question Malt Vinegar

I just picked up a bottle of this stuff. I love it with fish and chips. That is the only thing I have ever used it for though. What are some other ways I can use this delicious vinegar?

__________________

__________________
You know you can't resist clicking
this link. Your eyes will thank you. VISUAL BLISS
GB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-18-2005, 06:23 PM   #2
Chef Extraordinaire
 
kadesma's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: california
Posts: 21,373
GB, I use it the same way...My DH like tartar sauce with his fish so I make him one with mayo, garlic, chopped dill pickles I add a little of the malt vinegar to thin the mayo and give the tartar sauce a little bit of a tart taste instead of sweet...I also use it mixed with evoo to put on cooked greens like spinach... and on occasion I've mixed it with evoo for a dressing for salads...

kadesma
__________________

__________________
HEAVEN is Cade, Ethan,Carson, and Olivia,Alyssa,Gianna
kadesma is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-18-2005, 06:52 PM   #3
Hospitality Queen
 
jkath's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Southern California
Posts: 11,448
While I prefer rice vinegar on cucumber slices, malt is a very close second!
__________________
Come visit my foodie blog: www.SockmonkeysKitchen.com
This week's topic: Pinterest and Potatoes
jkath is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-18-2005, 07:47 PM   #4
Master Chef
 
luvs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: da 'burgh
Posts: 9,673
i love malt vinegar. my Dad does, too, and started buying it after he tried mine. you know, i've found that it is really good on mild fish such as cod, tilapia..... it kind of takes the place of lemon. not just fried fish, also broiled, baked, along those lines. i was pleasantly surprised after trying it on a salad, too.
__________________
i believe that life would not be complete sans comfy 'ol tee-shirts, the Golden Girls, and the color pink
& rock on, PITTSBURGH-
luvs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-18-2005, 09:50 PM   #5
Executive Chef
 
AllenOK's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: USA, Oklahoma
Posts: 3,463
Around here, it seems that Malt Vinegar is King for French Fry condiments. In fact, the local county fair will have several stands serving fries and malt vinegar. The vinegar is spray misters, and you just spritz your fries with as much vinegar as you want when they give you your fries.
__________________
Peace, Love, and Vegetable Rights!
Eat Meat and Save the Plants!
AllenOK is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-18-2005, 09:58 PM   #6
Executive Chef
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: SE Pennsylvania
Posts: 4,655
vinegar is great on a baked potato with salt and pepper, and that really helps on a low fat diet. also good on french fries (not great for low fat) fine for many salad dressings etc.
__________________
Robo410 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-18-2005, 10:04 PM   #7
Executive Chef
 
amber's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: USA,Maine
Posts: 4,099
We love it on fish and chips too, but my hubby likes to use malt vinegar in pickled onions, which I hate, but hey it's an idea.
__________________
amber is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-18-2005, 10:21 PM   #8
Senior Cook
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Posts: 210
Until a few years ago, I'd never tried any other kind of vinegar, except white vinegar as a cleaner.

I use it to make my own mayonnaise (just stir together some sweetened condensed milk with enough vinegar to give the consistency you want - add herbs or mustard to taste if desired.)

And I use it to serve with roast lamb (any roasts, actually) in the real old-fashioned Mint Sauce.

Mint Sauce

2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint (spearmint is best)

1 tablespoon sugar

1 tablespoon boiling water

1/2 cup vinegar



Wash and dry the mint, remove stalks, chop finely and add sugar. Pour in the boiling water. Add vinegar and stir well. Serve with roast lamb. [Note: if you combine the leaves and sugar first, it will make the leaves easier to chop, so they don't cling to the cutters or knife

__________________
daisy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-18-2005, 11:08 PM   #9
Head Chef
 
Shunka's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: USA,Arizona
Posts: 1,023
Try it in your next potato salad!!! I prefer using the malt vinegar to the white anymore. I have even used it in macaroni salad with great results.
__________________
Shunka is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-18-2005, 11:28 PM   #10
Sous Chef
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Sydney, Australia
Posts: 751
Quote:

I use it to make my own mayonnaise (just stir together some sweetened condensed milk with enough vinegar to give the consistency you want - add herbs or mustard to taste if desired.)
Argh. Gag.

I'm sorry but that sounds vile. Many a French chef lying dead and buried in the ground just died a second death.
__________________

__________________
Haggis is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
None

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Discuss Cooking on Facebook

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:30 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.