zaterdag 21 september 2013

Cheese The Moment: Italian Top 5 Cheeses

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From standalone snacks through to food accompaniments through to desserts, cheese is one of the cornerstones of Italian meals. John Bensalhia assesses the appeal and variety of this popular food…In Italy, these findings should come as no surprise, given the Italian love affair with cheeses. Cheese is one of the cornerstones of the Italian meal. It can be used as an accompaniment to other foods – for example, the the use of Parmigiano Reggiano (or Parmesan) used to top pasta dishes. Mozzarella is regularly used as a favourite pizza topping. It can be used as part of a dessert – Mascarpone cheese is a regular sweet cheese used to tempt the sweet tastebuds. Or alternatively, a slab of Italian cheese can be used as a savoury alternative to dessert, accompanied by a well chosen glass of wine to complement the flavour.

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