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.
Tonnarelli with fresh summer truffles and Grana Padano, Entrees, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/entrees-tonnarelli-with-fresh-summer-truffles-and-grana-padano.aspx Variety: Pasta Ingredients 1 pound fresh tonnarelli hand-rolled 3oz butter 1 cup freshly grated Grana Padano fresh black summer truffle - about 6g - 8g each person Preparation Bring a pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Stir the fresh tonnarelli into the boiling water and return to a boil, stirring frequently, and cook, semi-covered, until the [...]
Grana Padano PDO cheese agnolotti “cacio e pepe”, Entrees, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/entrees-grana-padano-pdo-cheese-agnolotti-cacio-e-pepe.aspx Variety: Filled pasta It is a mixture of Italian regional cultures joining together to create a delicious pasta dish. Traditionally from Piedmont, the Agnolotti are tiny pasta parcels filled with roast meat. ... To prepare the pasta knead together eggs and flour and work it until smooth and [...]
Ravioli Dim Sum with Mortadella, Pistachio and Grana Padano Riserva, Starters, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/starters-ravioli-dim-sum-with-mortadella-pistachio-and-grana-padano-riserva.aspx Variety: Filled pasta Ingredients For the ravioli dough 300g all-purpose flour 150ml hot water 1 pinch of salt For the ravioli filling 300g mortadella 100g pistachios, crushed 150g Grana Padano Riserva, grated 1g nutmeg 50g mascarpone For the dip 75ml mosto cotto (or aged balsamic vinegar) 25ml balsamic vinegar 10g fresh red chilli, finely sliced 1 clove of [...]
Identità Chicago, 2017 October 07 - 2017 October 08, grana padanohttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/identita-chicago.aspxThis year, the theme of Identità Golose Chicago is “Pasta and Pizza,” a celebration of two of Italy’s most iconic foods, with four Italian chefs, four American chefs, and four pizza-makers (two Italian, two American) melding cultures and presenting a mixed identity of Italian culture. ... Chef Luciano Monosilio (Pipero, Rome) will prepare [...]
Pumpkin tortelli, Entrees, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/entrees-pumpkin-tortelli.aspx Variety: Filled pasta Description This recipe is taken from the Crossroad Project, that was created to promote Grana Padano cheese and other high quality products from Lombardy in China. ... Ingredients For the stuffing: 1 kg of pumpkin from Mantua 160 gr amaretti 160 gr of fruit mustard 180 gr grated Grana Padano 80 gr of butter 1 lt broth Walnut [...]
Rabbit ravioli in beer and Grana Padano bean sauce, Entrees, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/entrees-rabbit-ravioli-in-beer-and-grana-padano-bean-sauce.aspx Variety: Filled pasta Ingredients 900 g semolina 800 g flour 135 g egg yolks 135 g eggs 300 g cannellini beans 1 onion 1 celery stalk 1 carrot 1 sprig of rosemary 50 g beer 1 rabbit 1 sprig of sage 30 g Grana Padano Riserva 200 g ricotta cheese White wine as required Preparation Cook the beans, onion, celery, carrot and rosemary for at least a couple of [...]
Green ravioli with fresh herb ricottahttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/entrees-green-ravioli-with-fresh-herb-ricotta.aspxIt brings back unforgettable, happy childhood memories of when pasta was always handmade. ... Add the eggs and knead thoroughly, adding more flour if needed, to make a firm pasta dough. ... Roll the pasta out thinly and cut in half. Arrange small heaps of filling on one sheet of the pasta, spacing them evenly (using a [...]
Fusilli with courgettes, ricotta, mint and Grana Padano, Entrees, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/entrees-fusilli-with-courgettes-ricotta-mint-and-grana-padano.aspx Variety: Pasta Ingredients 320 g fusilli 150 g Grana Padano PDO over 16 months 5 courgettes 200 g ricotta 1 shallot 1 bunch fresh mint 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil salt pepper Preparation Gently sauté the chopped shallot in a pan with a little extra virgin olive oil, then add the cubed courgettes and cook over medium heat for about ten minutes. [...]
Cappelletti with DOC Prosecco and Grana Padano Sabayon, Entrees, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/entrees-cappelletti-with-doc-prosecco-and-grana-padano-sabayon.aspxRoll out the pasta with the help of a pasta machine. Gradually reduce the thickness of the pasta sheets until you reach about 1.5mm. Now cut the pasta into 4cm circles and place a drop of cold sabayon in the middle of each of them. Do not attempt in doing all the cappelletti together as the pasta will dry [...]
Grana Padano and wild garlic pesto Pappardelle, Entrees, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/entrees-grana-padano-and-wild-garlic-pesto-pappardelle.aspxFor the green pasta blanche the wild garlic leaves in salted boiling water. ... For this process is very useful a pasta machine so that you can slice flat pieces of pasta from the dough and gradually work your way until the thinner settings. If a pasta machine is not available fear not, a rolling pin is just as useful but a [...]