Grana Padano is the best-selling PDO cheese in the world. The culture of wellness is an intrinsic part of the production chain of this unique, inimitable cheese.
Thanks to its versatility, Grana Padano cheese enables everyone to become more creative in the kitchen. Be inspired by our suggestions.
For over sixty years, the Grana Padano Protection Consortium has united producers, maturing companies and distributors of our cheese, guaranteeing compliance with the traditional recipe and its characteristic high quality in every single cheese wheel produced.
Protecting Grana Padano also means promoting its image. This is why the Consortium promotes many activities aimed at spreading the culture of this cheese worldwide, through advertising campaigns, events and other initiatives.
Grana Padano is produced in a sustainable way. The Grana Padano Protection Consortium is comitted to managing its impact responsibly, engaging the consumer, the community in which it operates and the entire production chain.
Smoked swordfish Club Sandwich with tomatoes, salad, mayonnaise and Grana Padano, Complete meals, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/complete-meals-smoked-swordfish-club-sandwich-with-tomatoes-salad-mayonnaise-and-grana-padano.aspx Preparation time: 15 minutes Lactose free Ingredients 12 slices sandwich bread 100 g Grana Padano PDO 250 g sliced smoked swordfish 2 beef tomatoes 8 leaves of lettuce mayonnaise Preparation Toast the bread on both sides and begin to compose the club sandwich this way: Spread some mayonnaise on the first slice, then add two slices of tomato, [...]
Smoked salmon roll with Grana Padano, chives and pistachios, Main courses, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/main-courses-smoked-salmon-roll-with-grana-padano-chives-and-pistachios.aspx Preparation time: 20 minutes Video Recipe Ingredients 4 slices of bread 400 g smoked salmon 20 g finely chopped chives 200 g finely chopped pistachios 150 g milk 50 g Grana Padano aged for 9 to 16 months Preparation Bring the milk to a boil, remove it from the heat and add the grated Grana Padano. ... Moisten the slices of bread with the Grana [...]
Mini Pizza Toasts with Tomato Sauce and Grana Padano, Starters, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/starters-mini-pizza-toasts-with-tomato-sauce-and-grana-padano.aspx Preparation time: 30 minutes Lactose free Ingredients 8 slices bread for toasting 250 g tomato purée 200 g Grana Padano oregano extra virgin olive oil salt Preparation Spread plenty of tomato purée on one slice of bread, season with salt, oregano and a drizzle of olive oil. Add shavings of Grana Padano, top with another [...]
Aubergine and Grana Padano croquettes, Main courses, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/main-courses-aubergine-and-grana-padano-croquettes.aspx Preparation time: 30 minutes Lactose free Ingredients 2 large aubergines 100 g Grana Padano PDO 2 eggs 2 slices sandwich bread 50 g bread crumbs 1 garlic clove 1 bunch parsley extra virgin olive oil 1L frying oil salt pepper Preparation Dice the aubergines and place them in a pan with a clove of garlic, a glog of extra virgin olive oil and 1/2 [...]
Margarita and Avocado, Chicken and Grana Padano Sandwich, Happy Hour, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/happy-hour-margarita-and-avocado-chicken-and-grana-padano-sandwich.aspx Preparation time: 35 minutes Lactose free Ingredients 12 slices whole wheat sandwich bread 100 g Grana Padano 1 avocado 1 chicken breast 1 lemon lettuce extra virgin olive oil salt & pepper Preparation Peel and slice the avocado, then splash with lemon juice to prevent it from turning black. ... To make the sandwiches, put some lettuce on a slice of [...]
Canapés and mimosa cocktail for International Women’s Day, Happy Hour, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/happy-hour-canapes-and-mimosa-cocktail-for-international-womens-day.aspx Anniversary: Women's Day Lactose free Ingredients 8 slices sandwich bread 4 hard-boiled eggs 200 g Grana Padano parsley lemon mayonnaise salt pepper Preparation Cut out 8 round pieces of bread, one from each slice of sandwich bread, using a round biscuit-cutter. Toast the bread in the oven and, in the meantime, [...]
Pineapple juice, tonic water, ginger and rosemary mocktail, mini whole wheat sandwiches with tomato, rocket, mustard and shavings of Grana Padano, Happy Hour, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/happy-hour-pineapple-juice-tonic-water-ginger-and-rosemary-mocktail-mini-whole-wheat-sandwiches-with-tomato-rocket-mustard-and-shavings-of-grana-padano.aspx Preparation time: 15 minutes Lactose free Ingredients 6 slices of whole wheat sandwich bread 100 g grape tomatoes 100 g Grana Padano rocket mild mustard extra virgin olive oil salt & pepper Preparation Spread a teaspoon of mustard on a slice of bread, add the rocket, season with a drizzle of olive oil and some Grana Padano shavings. Place [...]
Sparkling Ginger Mule and Canapés of Ricotta, Mint, Pine Nuts, Honey and Grana Padano, Happy Hour, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/happy-hour-sparkling-ginger-mule-and-canapes-of-ricotta-mint-pine-nuts-honey-and-grana-padano.aspx Preparation time: 10' Ingredients 6 slices rye bread 50 g Grana Padano 200 g ricotta honey mint leaves pine nuts salt pepper Preparation Toast the bread slices in the oven for a few minutes until golden and let cool. Spread the ricotta on the toasted bread, add the pine nuts and shavings of Grana Padano.
Mini panettone with Grana Padano & cold cuts, Complete meals, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/complete-meals-mini-panettone-with-grana-padano-cold-cuts.aspx Anniversary: Christmas Lactose free Ingredients 16 slices of whole-meal bread 200 g Grana Padano flakes 100 g prosciutto 100 g cooked ham 4 tbsp mayonnaise 4 tbsp pesto 4 tbsp black olive spread Preparation With a round dough cutter, cut the whole-meal bread into many circles. To make the mini gourmet panettone, Layer the [...]
Caesar Salad with Grana Padano Riserva, Side dishes, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/side-dishes-caesar-salad-with-grana-padano-riserva.aspx Preparation time: 30' Lactose free Ingredients 1 head romaine lettuce 2 slices homemade bread 100 g Grana Padano Riserva 300 g chicken breast 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon vinegar 1 hard-boiled egg extra virgin olive oil 1 lemon salt pepper Procedimento Grill the chicken breast on a searing hot griddle and cut into strips. Cut the [...]