Parmigiano Reggiano

One of the most sought-after Italian cheeses. In the US, it’s commonly known as parmesan cheese, aka. the fake version. The authentic version gives a much stronger taste and flavor.

Parmigiano-Reggiano vs. Kefalotyri

Cheese is a very versatile food. It can be eaten alone, in dishes, or used to top most anything. And there are so many varieties of cheese available to us these days that it’s easy to get confused about which type to purchase. They all taste different, have different nutritional values and compliment different ingredients. …

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Gorgonzola vs Parmesan

Parmesan (commonly refer to Parmigiano Reggiano) and gorgonzola are both the Italian cheese that has a long history to trace. They are both certified PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) product regulated under the EU law, where the cheese can only be made under strict criteria in the restricted region in Italy. Therefore, more often, there …

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Parmigiano Reggiano vs Mozzarella

These two types of cheeses are by far the most popular cheese in the US. People love to use them in all kind of delicacies. Below, we will go through a brief introduction to both, as well as differences and similarities between them. What is Parmigiano Reggiano? Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, also known as Parmesan cheese, is …

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The FODMAP in Parmigiano Reggiano

For people with IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) or lactose intolerance, eating high FODMAP food may lead to unbearable pain in the stomach. So, is Parmigiano Reggiano (also known as parmesan) high in FODMAP? What about other cheeses? You are in the right place. To understand that, we have to know what exactly is FODMAP, where it is …

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The Bacteria in Parmigiano Reggiano

Cheese is a product of fermented milk. For fermentation to occur, we will need a huge diversity of bacteria population to help. Sometimes inevitably, the bad one as well. Under the microscope, various kind of bacteria work together to eat up (process) the milk. Also, the presence of certain bacteria is geographical. That is why …

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Parmigiano Reggiano vs Cheddar

Parmigiano Reggiano is crowned to be the “King of Cheeses” and can only be made in a specific region in Italy. The manufacturing procedure is strictly controlled under a set of rules implied by the EU and Italian DOP (Protected Designation of Origin) legislation. In the US, people are often confused about the “Parmesan” cheese …

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