PARMESAN CHEESE

PARMESAN CHEESE
The Parmigiano Reggiano or Parmesan cheese as it is called in English is considered to be among the top cheeses by cheese connoisseurs. Today, it is produced by various producers. However for a cheese to be called Parmesan, it has to be produced from cows grazing on fresh grass and hay.Parmigiano Reggiano cheese is named after the provinces in which it is made, namely the areas of Parma, Reggio Emilia, Modena, Bologna and Mantova. True Parmesan cheese has a hard, gritty texture and is fruity and nutty in taste. Parmigiano Reggiano cheese is mostly grated over pastas, used in soups and risottos and can be eaten on its own as a snack.