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Cumin-Coriander Potatoes with Cilantro - Type of Vinegar

In the recipe for Cumin-Coriander Potatoes with Cilantro, the recipe calls for 1/2 cup white vinegar. In the ingredients list, the white vinegar links to the white wine vinegar for sale in the Milk Street store. Which type of vinegar is called for, white (like Heinz) or white wine/which do you recommend using in this recipe? Thank you!


  • The vinegar called for in this recipe is the white wine vinegar as the link implies. Plain white vinegar, such as Heinz, is usually referred to as distilled white vinegar. Hope this clears up the confusion.

    Deb at Milk Street

  • Thank you. Just fyi, the nomenclature is not consistent across the Milk Street website. Some recipes call for white vinegar and some call for white wine vinegar, hence the confusion. Going forward, I will interpret both as white wine vinegar. Thanks again.

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