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Grana Padano is an Italian semi-fat, hard cheese with a finely grained texture. It is pale yellow in color and has a delicate flavor.Â It is made from top quality milk from cows that have been fed and raised under strict guidelines. Grana Padano is a registered trademark name given to cheese that is made in certain geographical regions of Italy.
Grana Padano is considered an excellent grating cheese, which makes it a great complement to many foods, such as salads and pasta.Â Grana Padano is very similar to Parmigiano-Reggiano but has been aged for less time and has a more delicate flavor.
Pair with a fine Italian Brut or Vino Lugano for white; a Barolo or Brunello for red. For a longer aged (over two years) Grana Padano, you can pair it with a fortified wine such as Marsala Soleras.
Serve this cheese as a table cheese with nuts or grapes; or grate it over pasta and other dishes.
This ancient cheese is made from 100% sheep’s milk collected in the countryside of Rome and produced in Nepi, 15 miles north of the city. Aged 10 months to 1 year and coated in black wax per tradition, Fulvi® is in a class by itself. What separates Fulvi® from other Pecorino Romanos is the higher butterfat content of the whole (not skimmed) sheep’s milk from Lazio, making it less dry and hard than those made in Sardinia. The cheese is also less salty, allowing you to enjoy its rich flavor grated or eaten as is. Even a small amount will create a hearty flavor to enhance your favorite dish.
Dolomitico is a semi-hard blue cheese prepared with pasteurized cow`s milk. It is aged for a minimum of 50 days during which the wheels are washed in both barley malt and double malt beer from Italy’s Dolomite region. The beer wash gives the cheese a dark brown rind beneath which lies a dense, crumbly paste with blue veins. Flavours are intense and persistent with toasty notes. Pair it with a light beer or a stout
No cheese case would be complete without Gorgonzola, Italy’s contribution to the big blues of the world. This piccante version, called Mountain Gorgonzola, is a “natural” type of cheese, and matures for 90 days. With its buttery consistency and fervent blue veining, it straddles the line between creamy and crumbly, making it suitable for the table as well as sauces and salads.