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.
Chick pea, beet and Grana Padano hummus, crusty bread, served with Moscow Mule, Happy Hour, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/happy-hour-chick-pea-beet-and-grana-padano-hummus-crusty-bread-served-with-moscow-mule.aspx Preparation time: 15 minutes Lactose free Ingredients 240 g precooked chick peas 400 g cooked beetroots 100 g grated Grana Padano 100 g sandwich bread 1 tablespoon tahini 1 lemon extra virgin olive oil salt pepper Preparation Blend the chick peas and chopped beets in a mixer with the lemon juice, the tahini, some grated Grana Padano and a tablespoon of olive oil.
Apple Cider served with Canapes of Homestyle Bread served with White Grapes, Prosciutto, Honey and Shavings of Grana Padano, Happy Hour, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/happy-hour-apple-cider-served-with-canapes-of-homestyle-bread-served-with-white-grapes-prosciutto-honey-and-shavings-of-grana-padano.aspx Preparation time: 20 minutes Ingredients 300 g prosciutto 100 g shaved petals of Grana Padano 500 g homestyle bread 100 g white grapes 200 g ricotta cheese acacia honey fresh thyme extra virgin olive oil salt pepper Preparation Cut the bread into slices and toast it.
Buckweat Piadine with Grana Padano, bresaola, avocado and lamb lettuce, Complete meals, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/complete-meals-buckweat-piadine-with-grana-padano-bresaola-avocado-and-lamb-lettuce.aspx Preparation time: 30 minutes Lactose free Gluten free Ingredients 120 g buckwheat flour 100 g Grana Padano 300 g egg whites (6 eggs) 150 g water 200 g bresaola 2 avocados 2 lemons Lamb lettuce Extra virgin olive oil Salt & pepper Preparation In a mixing bowl, combine flour, finely grated Grana Padano, [...]
Chilled Seasonal Vegetable Lasagna with Ricotta, Grana Padano and Basil, Main courses, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/main-courses-chilled-seasonal-vegetable-lasagna-with-ricotta-grana-padano-and-basil.aspx Preparation time: 40' Ingredients 100 g Grana Padano 4-5 courgettes 4-5 carrots 50 g fresh baby peas, shelled 250 g cow’s milk ricotta 2 tablespoons pine nuts 1/2 shallot 1 bunch basil extra virgin olive oil salt pepper Preparation Slice the carrots and courgettes lengthwise, arrange on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, dress with oil, salt [...]
Baked vegetable, potato and Grana Padano skewers, Starters, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/starters-baked-vegetable-potato-and-grana-padano-skewers.aspx Preparation time: 45 minutes Lactose free Ingredients 2 medium courgettes 2 medium potatoes 2 medium carrots 50 g Grana Padano 50 g breadcrumbs Cherry tomatoes Basil Extra virgin olive oil Salt Preparation Cut the vegetables and potatoes into chunks, thread onto a skewer, alternating the different kinds, and dredge the skewer in the breadcrumbs.
Green bean omelette rolls with ham and Grana Padano, Snacks, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/snacks-green-bean-omelette-rolls-with-ham-and-grana-padano.aspx Preparation time: 30 minutes Lactose free Ingredients 4 eggs 200g green beans 100 g Grana Padano 100 g ham Cherry tomatoes Basil Extra virgin olive oil Salt Preparation With the help of a knife, remove the ends of the green beans, then cook in boiling water for 5 minutes, drain and when they have cooled, cut them into small disks.
Blueberry Mojito and Grana Padano Riserva Croquettes, Happy Hour, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/happy-hour-blueberry-mojito-and-grana-padano-riserva-croquettes.aspx Preparation time: 1 hour and 15 minutes Lactose free Ingredients 1 kg potatoes 150 g Grana Padano Riserva 3 eggs breadcrumbs nutmeg extra virgin olive oil salt & pepper Preparation Boil the potatoes with the skins on in plenty of salted water, then peel them when cooked. ... BLUEBERRY MOJITO 200 g blueberries 500 ml tonic water brown sugar fresh mint 1 lime [...]
Pomegranate and Grana Padano risotto, Entrees, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/entrees-pomegranate-and-grana-padano-risotto.aspx Variety: Rice Gluten free Ingredients 20 g carnaroli rice 100 g Grana Padano, grated 1 L vegetable broth 1 glass of rosé wine 1 pomegranate 50 of butter 1 shallot Chives Extra virgin olive oil Salt & pepper Preparation In a saucepan, fry the finely chopped shallot with a drizzle of olive oil, then add the rice and toast it for a few minutes over high [...]
Butter and Grana Padano christmas biscuits, Starters, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/starters-butter-and-grana-padano-christmas-biscuits.aspx Anniversary: Christmas Ingredients 200 g Grana Padano 200 g flour 00 200 g salty butter 1 egg Sesame seeds Poppy seeds Salt & pepper Preparation In a bowl, mix the soft butter with the flour and the finely grated Grana Padano.
Courgette (zucchini) flowers stuffed with Grana Padano, Starters, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/starters-courgette-zucchini-flowers-stuffed-with-grana-padano.aspx Preparation time: 40 minutes Ingredients 14 courgette/zucchini flowers 270 g ricotta 80 g Grana Padano 14 anchovies in oil 1 tbsp. breadcrumbs Oil Salt & pepper Preparation Preheat oven at 180 °C.