Tag archive for ‘Cheese’
parmesan cheeses
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, January 16th, 2020

Italy’s top five cheeses

Italy’s cheeses are famed throughout the world – and with good reason! Here are our top five… which is your favourite?! Photos by iStock/ Getty Images 1 Parmigiano-Reggiano, the undisputed king of Italian More...

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By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, September 5th, 2019

Parmigiano Reggiano – the process

Have you ever wondered how Parmesan is created? Wonder no more! Chris Allsop discovers the process behind the making of Italy’s favourite cheese 1 To start the Parmesan making process the milk is steamed More...

parmigiano reggiano
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, September 5th, 2019

Parmigiano Reggiano: the king of cheeses

Chris Allsop flies to Emilia Romagna to tour a Parmigiano Reggiano dairy and discover how this world-famous cheese is created… Even the French don’t have a cheese quite like Parmigiano Reggiano…   “When More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

Grana Padano on test

This Italian hard cheese has long lived in the shadow of Parmigiano Reggiano, but there’s no real reason why it should. We put seven supermarket brands under the spotlight… Grana Padano cheese has a long and More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, September 21st, 2018

Vero Italiano: formaggio

For the latest in Mario Matassa’s series on the secrets of Italian food, we turn to the subject of cheese, focusing on fontina, ricotta, parmesan, pecorino and mascarpone Photos by Mario Matassa According to my More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

Buy Italia: Parmigiano Reggiano

Hailing from Emilia-Romagna, the clue is in the name: Parmigiano Reggiano is the ‘king’ of Italian cheeses. We tried seven savoury samples to find our favourite. Parmesan enjoys Protected Designation of Origin More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Cheese and Parma ham twists

These cheese and parma ham twists from Lakeland are the perfect snack!  Ingredients: 225g plain flour Pinch salt 50g butter, cubed 50g lard, cubed 150g Parmesan cheese, grated 30ml cold water 1 egg, beaten 8 More...

Mozzarella Sticks
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, May 19th, 2017

Mozzarella Sticks with Tomato and Herb Dip

These Gluten Free Mozzarella Sticks with a Tomato & Herb Dip are the perfect side to your favourite Italian dish. Mozzarella Sticks by Dr.Oetker   Serves: 4     Preparation time: 15 mins       Cooking More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Top 5 Italian Cheeses

With so many wonderful regional specialities, it’s a hard choice to make, but these five formaggi could rival cheeseboards from anywhere in the world… 1. Mozzarella di bufala Campania It may seem controversial More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Viewpoint: Pecorino cheese

Delicious wheels of Pecorino cheese wrapped neatly in red radicchio, leek and green cabbage – the pride of any Italian artisan food fair or market Photo by iStock Pecorino is a ewe’s milk cheese that, although More...