Parmigiano Reggiano

Parmigiano-Reggiano, the king of cheese, is firm-textured, straw-colored, nutty flavored, fragrant but never pungent, studded with crunchy mica-like granules, a product of the aging process. This cheese is light years beyond the pre-grated stuff in the green can. Buy your Parmigiano-Reggiano in a two-pound chunk Grate Parmigiano-Reggiano before using.  Break off chunks of Parmigiano-Reggiano and pair with traditional balsamic vinegar from Modena.  Buy the very best Parmigiano-Reggiano you can find.  If you don't have a great local source check out Zingermans, and Formaggio Kitchen--they both sell quality Italian cheese, among other products.

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And special Parmigano-Reggiano made from the milk of red cows.


 

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