Black vinegar has a deep flavor and aroma with sweet malt notes. This traditional condiment is most often used as a dip for soup dumplings. Black vinegar has a rich flavor similar to an unsweetened balsamic vinegar with more earthiness.
Uses: Mix 2 parts vinegar, 1 part soy sauce, and ginger to taste to make a dip for soup dumplings or gyoza. Add a dash of vinegar to your cocktails or marinades as a secret ingredient.
A splash of black vinegar improves most soups and salads.