Received the latest edition of our newsletter? You would notice the limelight falls on a wonderful selection of Italian cheese. At The French Grocer, our appreciation of cheese, wine and many other fine foods from France establish the foundation of what we do best. But good food knows no boundaries hence we have a small corner in our shop where we feature the best Italian cheese for your weekend platters!
In this special showcase, we bring to you three very special cheese from Italy: Parmigiano Reggiano, Grana Padano and Sbiancato Hard Cheese. While some of you cheese aficionados may already find them familiar, why not read on to discover the taste profile of this trio and see how you can pair them with different accompaniments!
This cheese is made from unpasteurised cow’s milk and originates from the Po River Valley in Italy. It belongs to the Parmesan family of cheese. Containing a fat content of between 39% and 41%, its texture can be considered slightly grainy and crumbly. Flavour wise, it is subtly fruity – easy on the palette!
https://thefrenchgrocer.com/product/formaggiaro-parmigiano-reggiano-cheese-1kg-pc This is a versatile cheese; you grate it, shred it or shave it on pasta, salads or even fruits…making it a top favourite for fast–and-easy snacks. Parmigiano Reggiano is made
from unpasteurised cow’s milk and also belongs to the Parmesan family of cheese. It has a fat content of about 25.83g per 100g. It has a grainy texture, and a rather nutty, savoury taste. Try this cheese to discover its rich, nutty profile!
Sbiancato Hard Cheese:
Hard Italian cheese like the Sbiancato have had their moisture removed through the ageing process and this intensifies their flavour as they continue to ripen. This is a simple no-frills cheese that we have curated from our trusted supplier…try it today!