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.
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.
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, [...]
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.
Calamari stuffed with Grana Padano Riserva, Main courses, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/main-courses-calamari-stuffed-with-grana-padano-riserva.aspx Preparation time: 1 hour and 15 minutes Lactose free Ingredients 8 medium-sized squid, cleaned 100 g breadcrumbs 100 g Grana Padano Riserva, grated 150 g cherry tomatoes Extra virgin olive oil Parsley (to taste) Capers (as needed) Olives (as needed) 1 clove of garlic Salt & pepper Preparation Chop the squids’ tentacles and brown them in a pan for about [...]
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.
Couscous with poached egg, green beans, roasted almonds, chickpeas and basil, with Grana Padano Riserva, Complete meals, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/complete-meals-couscous-with-poached-egg-green-beans-roasted-almonds-chickpeas-and-basil-with-grana-padano-riserva.aspx Preparation time: 30 minutes Lactose free Ingredients 250 g couscous 100 g Grana Padano Riserva 250 g precooked chickpeas 300 g green beans 100 g almonds 4 eggs 4 radishes 2 limes 1 bunch rocket 1 tablespoon vinegar Basil Extra virgin olive oil Salt & pepper Preparation Prepare the couscous according to the instructions on the package, then break up [...]
Grilled octopus salad, Grana Padano, green beans and potatoes, Starters, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/starters-grilled-octopus-salad-grana-padano-green-beans-and-potatoes.aspx Preparation time: 1 hour and 30 minutes Lactose free Gluten free Ingredients 1 kg octopus 1 kg new potatoes 150 g Grana Padano 250 g green beans 1 bunch of parsley 1 lemon 2 bay leaves 2 garlic cloves Soy sauce Extra virgin olive oil Salt & pepper Preparation Boil the potatoes in plenty of salted water for 20-30 minutes.
Press kithttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/press-kit-v1.aspxMost of the macro-and micronutrients in milk, excluding lactose and whey proteins, are present in Grana Padano, which can be eaten as part of a lactose-intolerant diet.
How Grana Padano cheese is madehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/how-grana-padano-cheese-is-made.aspx Grana Padano > Production process > How Grana Padano cheese is made How Grana Padano cheese is made It all starts with unpasturised cow’s milk, coming from local farms with well-defined, strictly regulated production processes, and from cows only milked twice a day with free access to an automatic milking system. Raw milk The raw milk must be produced in the geographical area set in [...]