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.
Grana Padano soft polenta and wild mushrooms, Complete meals, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/complete-meals-grana-padano-soft-polenta-and-wild-mushrooms.aspxIngredients For the polenta: 700ml chicken stock 150g good quality polenta 20g butter 50g Grana Padano Riserva 24 months For the mushrooms: 2 tbsp olive oil 300g assorted wild mushrooms 20g griotte onion, thickly sliced 3 tbsp veal gravy or left-over roast gravy 2g each parsley and sage, roughly chopped Salt and freshly ground black pepper Preparation Mix [...]
Orzotto with Grana Padano, tuscan sausage, pumpkin and porcini, Entrees, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/entrees-orzotto-with-grana-padano-tuscan-sausage-pumpkin-and-porcini.aspx Ingredients 150g orzo or pearl barley 2 tbsp olive oil 35g griotte onion or spring onions, chopped 200g Tuscan sausages 350g pumpkin or butternut squash 1 sprig of rosemary 125ml white wine About 150ml chicken stock 150g porcini mushrooms, roughly chopped 20g butter 60g Grana Padano Riserva 24 months, grated, plus shavings for garnish 2g each sage and parsley, [...]
Agnolotti with Grana Padano and Prosciutto di San Daniele, Entrees, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/entrees-agnolotti-with-grana-padano-and-prosciutto-di-san-daniele.aspx Variety: Filled pasta Ingredients 180 g wheat flour 70 g durum wheat flour 2 eggs 1 egg yolk 1 egg white to brush 250 g big waxy potatoes 200 g fresh grated Grana Padano 1 pinch nutmeg, fresh grated 2 egg yolks sea salt white pepper 50 g sour cream 100 g Prosciutto di San Daniele, in thin slices 50 g Grana [...]
Pumpkin and Grana Padano risotto with foie gras and fresh thyme, Entrees, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/entrees-pumpkin-and-grana-padano-risotto-with-foie-gras-and-fresh-thyme.aspx Variety: Rice Ingredients 1 pumpkin, 1 to 1,5 kg (if unavailable use acorn squash) 100 g unsalted butter 1 small shallot, finely chopped 1 tsp sea salt 1 tsp freshly ground pepper 350 g Carnaroli rice 1,5 l hot chicken stock 100 g Grana Padano cheese, grated 220 g (4 pieces, around 55g each) foie gras 1 tbsp saba (or balsamic vinegar) 1/2 tbsp toasted [...]
Braised beef cheeks with Grana Padano fondue, Complete meals, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/complete-meals-braised-beef-cheeks-with-grana-padano-fondue.aspx Preparation time: 2 hours Ingredients 4 beef cheeks (80g per cheek) – nerve removed 10g 00 flour 200ml red wine 200ml thick veal stock or chicken stock Salt and pepper, to taste 12 baby carrots 4 button onions Splash of extra virgin olive oil 1 clove garlic 5g butter Small bunch of thyme For the fondue: 100ml of milk 200g Grana Padano 16 months 10g butter [...]
Ricotta frittata, Complete meals, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/complete-meals-ricotta-frittata.aspxSince it was also easy to have a couple of chickens on hand in the backyard, we always had some fresh eggs.
Grana Padano Risotto, Roast Quail Wrapped in Prosciutto di San Daniele & Thyme, Entrees, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/entrees-grana-padano-risotto-roast-quail-wrapped-in-prosciutto-di-san-daniele-thyme.aspx Variety: Rice Ingredients 400cl chicken broth 100g unsalted butter 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 200g carnaroli rice 200cl dry white wine, such as Pinot Blanc or Sauvignon Blanc 10g salt 5g freshly ground black pepper 200g freshly grated Grana Padano, plus more for serving 30g fresh thyme leaves 4 small quails [...]
Wild Mushroom Risotto, cherry tomatoes & saffron Pumpkin, Complete meals, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/complete-meals-wild-mushroom-risotto-cherry-tomatoes-saffron-pumpkin.aspx Variety: Rice Ingredients For the risotto: 300 g risotto rice 1 l chicken broth (as needed) 150 ml white wine 100 g butter, 1 tbsp olive oil 75 g shallots, diced Thyme & rosemary 75 g – 100 g Grana Padano (aged) For the Mushrooms: 500 g of brown mushrooms 300 g of chanterelles 500g porcini mushrooms [...]
Risotto with vegetables, Entrees, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/entrees-risotto-with-vegetables.aspxIngredients 6 ½ cups Vegetable Stock or Chicken Stock 8 ounces broccoli (about 1 medium stalk) 1 cup blanched and peeled fava beans or frozen baby lima beans 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil ½ cup minced scallions, greens included 1 tablespoon minced shallot 2 ½ cups Arborio or Carnaroli rice ½ cup dry white wine ½ teaspoon kosher salt, [...]
Quail & Grana Padano risotto with prosciutto di San Daniele, Entrees, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/entrees-quail-grana-padano-risotto-with-prosciutto-di-san-daniele.aspx Variety: Rice Ingredients 2.5l good quality chicken stock 50g butter 1 onion, chopped very, very finely 400g superfino carnaroli rice 125ml dry white wine Salt and freshly ground black pepper 12 sage leaves, fried in a little olive oil 75g cold butter, cut into small dices 100g finely grated Grana Padano 12 slices of Prosciutto di San Daniele 4 [...]