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.
Spinach, Yoghurt and Grana Padano Quiche, Complete meals, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/complete-meals-spinach-yoghurt-and-grana-padano-quiche.aspx Variety: Savoury pie Ingredients 300 g spinach 120 g skimmed yoghurt 1 bunch basil 1 egg 80 g Grana Padano, grated (preferably aged over 16 month) 250 g whole-wheat flour 1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 120 ml warm water Salt & pepper Preparation Mix the flour with the warm water, a pinch of salt and the oil then knead until the dough is smooth.
Pizza with mixed fresh tomatoes, basil and Grana Padano, Complete meals, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/complete-meals-pizza-with-mixed-fresh-tomatoes-basil-and-grana-padano.aspx Variety: Savoury pie Ingredients 1 roll shortcrust pastry, rolled out 250 g ricotta 150 g Grana Padano PDO over 16 months 2 beefsteak tomatoes 10 grape tomatoes 1 bunch basil 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil salt pepper Preparation Line a round pizza pan with the shortcrust pastry, piercing the bottom with a fork.
Grana Padano PDO, Caramelised Onion & Wild Mushroom Tart, Complete meals, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/complete-meals-grana-padano-pdo-caramelised-onion-wild-mushroom-tart.aspx Variety: Savoury pie Ingredients 400g Frozen Shortcrust pastry, partially thawed Olive oil, for greasing 150g bacon, chopped finely 20g butter 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 3 brown onions, halved and thinly sliced 5 thyme sprigs 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar Salt Pepper 3 eggs 300ml thickened cream 100g Grana Padano PDO, finely [...]
Mini smoked salmon and Grana Padano ‘gattò' (pies), Starters, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/starters-mini-smoked-salmon-and-grana-padano-gatto-pies.aspx Variety: Savoury pie Introduction “Gattò” is a southern Italian cake coming from the word “gateau” in French Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 200g Fior di Latte mozzarella, chopped 100g Grana Padano Riserva, grated 500g potato (or 400g pre-prepared mashed potatoes) 100ml whole milk A pinch of nutmeg 35g butter 150g smoked [...]
Savoury cheesecake with ricotta, Grana Padano PDO, cherry tomatoes and basil, Complete meals, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/complete-meals-savoury-cheesecake-with-ricotta-grana-padano-pdo-cherry-tomatoes-and-basil.aspx Variety: Savoury pie Ingredients 200 g salted crackers 150 g Grana Padano PDO 250 g ricotta 150 g Greek yoghurt 200 ml cream 8 g gelatin sheets 100 g butter 500 g mixed cherry tomatoes 1 bunch chives 1 bunch basil extra virgin olive oil salt pepper Preparation To prepare the cheesecake crust, crumble the crackers finely in a mixer.
Cheese and Walnut Pies with Grana Padano and Thyme, Starters, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/starters-cheese-and-walnut-pies-with-grana-padano-and-thyme.aspxLine 4 pie moulds with the shortcrust pastry, fill with the cheese and walnut mixture and bake in a preheated oven at 180°C for 20-25 minutes.
Beef, pumpkin, celeriac, Grana Padano Riserva and cavolo nero timballo, Complete meals, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/complete-meals-beef-pumpkin-celeriac-grana-padano-riserva-and-cavolo-nero-timballo.aspx Variety: Savoury pie Ingredients For the timballo 400g ground beef mince 200g stale bread (crust removed) 150ml milk 2 eggs 1 small clove of garlic, grated 50g parsley, chopped 150g Grana Padano Riserva cheese, grated 200g pumpkin, diced 400g celeriac, diced 400g black cabbage Salt and pepper For the sauce 100g shallots, chopped 500g pumpkin, diced [...]
Grana Padano, red onion and pancetta quiche, Complete meals, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/complete-meals-grana-padanored-onion-and-pancetta-quiche.aspx Variety: Savoury pie Video-recipe Ingredients Pinch of nutmeg Pepper to taste 4 eggs 6 egg yolks 150 g Grana Padano aged for 9 to 16 months 600 g cream 200 g smoked pancetta Salt to taste 50 g red onion Shortcrust pastry: 200 g butter 400 g flour 140 g iced water Salt to taste Preparation Shortcrust pastry: Mix flour and water adding butter and salt.
Leek, potato and Grana Padano quiche, Complete meals, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/complete-meals-leek-potato-and-grana-padano-quiche.aspx Variety: Savoury pie Video-recipe Ingredients Pinch of nutmeg Pepper to taste 4 eggs 6 egg yolks 150 g Grana Padano aged for 9 to 16 months 600 g cream 200 g potatoes 400 g leeks cut into small chunks Shortcrust pastry: 200 g butter 400 g flour 140 g iced water Salt to taste Preparation Shortcrust pastry: Mix flour and water adding butter and salt.
Tropea onion, sausage & Grana Padano quiche, Complete meals, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/complete-meals-tropea-onion-sausage-grana-padano-quiche.aspx Variety: Savoury pie Ingredients 300g puff pastry 250ml double cream 5 whole eggs 120ml full fat milk 100g Grana Padano 16 months (use 30g for shaving) 20g ‘nduja salami 50g Tuscan sausage 45g red onion jam Salt and pepper, to taste Preparation Pre-heat an oven to 195°C.