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.
Millefeuille of Pastry, Pears, Grana Padano PDO Mousse, Rocket and Pistachios, Starters, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/starters-millefeuille-of-pastry-pears-grana-padano-pdo-mousse-rocket-and-pistachios.aspx Preparation time: 20 minutes Ingredients 2 rolls puff pastry, rolled out 4 pears 200 g Grana Padano PDO 250 g ricotta 50 g chopped pistachios 1 bunch rocket extra virgin olive oil salt pepper Preparation Cut 4 circles measuring about 10 cm in diameter from each roll of puff pastry, for a total of 8 circles. Arrange them on a baking sheet lined [...]
Torta Pasqualina (Easter Pie) with Spinach, Hard-boiled Eggs and Grana Padano Riserva, Complete meals, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/complete-meals-torta-pasqualina-easter-pie-with-spinach-hard-boiled-eggs-and-grana-padano-riserva.aspx Anniversary: Easter Ingredients 2 rolls puff pastry, rolled out 1 kg spinach 5 eggs 200 g Grana Padano Riserva 1 onion 500 g ricotta extra virgin olive oil nutmeg salt & pepper Preparation Fry the chopped onion in a pan with a drizzle of olive oil.... Line a round tin with 1 roll of puff pastry, prick the surface with a fork and then [...]
Rosé Spumante served with Frozen Raspberries and Light Savoury Pie with Grana Padano, Happy Hour, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/happy-hour-rose-spumante-served-with-frozen-raspberries-and-light-savoury-pie-with-grana-padano.aspx Preparation time: 40 minutes Lactose free Ingredients 2 rectangular rolls of puff pastry, rolled out 200 g Grana Padano 1 kg fresh chard 1 garlic clove extra virgin olive oil salt & pepper Preparation Blanch the chard in plenty of salted boiling water for a few minutes, drain and squeeze out the excess water.... Line a rectangular baking sheet and [...]
Rustici with Apricot Honey and Grana Padano cheese, Dessert, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/dessert-rustici-with-apricot-honey-and-grana-padano-cheese.aspx Preparation time: 45 minutes Ingredients 500g Puff Pastry 300g Dry apricots 150g Grated Grana Padano cheese, aged for 20 Months 50ml Honey 100g Pistachios 10 g Black onion seed Preparation Preheat the oven to 185° C Mix the apricots, Grana Padano, honey, and pistachios in a bowl using a fork or spoon. Roll out the puff pastry and [...]
Savoury Pie with Radicchio, Ricotta, Pears, Walnuts and Grana Padano PDO RISERVA, Complete meals, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/complete-meals-savoury-pie-with-radicchio-ricotta-pears-walnuts-and-grana-padano-pdo-riserva.aspx Variety: Savoury pie Ingredients 1 roll of puff pastry, rolled out 100 g Grana Padano PDO Riserva 250 g ricotta 6 pears 1 head radicchio 2 eggs 50 g shelled walnuts extra virgin olive oil salt pepper Preparation In a non-stick pan, sauté the radicchio, cut into strips, with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, adding a pinch of salt and pepper. ... Line a [...]
Raspberry Lemonade and Mini Pizzas topped with Tomato, Anchovies, Capers and Grana Padano Riserva, Happy Hour, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/happy-hour-raspberry-lemonade-and-mini-pizzas-topped-with-tomato-anchovies-capers-and-grana-padano-riserva.aspx Preparation time: 30 minutes Ingredients 1 roll of puff pastry 50 g Grana Padano Riserva 250 ml tomato purée capers marinated anchovies marjoram extra virgin olive oil Preparation Cut the puff pastry into discs measuring 6-7 cm in diameter using a pastry ring.
Savoury Carrot and Potato Tart with Grana Padano Riserva, Complete meals, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/complete-meals-savoury-carrot-and-potato-tart-with-grana-padano-riserva.aspx Variety: Savoury pie Ingredients 1 roll of round puff pastry, rolled out 400 g carrots 400 g potatoes 100 g Grana Padano Riserva extra virgin olive oil 1 bunch marjoram Salt & pepper Preparation Peel the carrots and potatoes and slice into rounds. ... Line a round baking tin with parchment paper, roll out the puff pastry and fill it with [...]
Grana Padano cheese pastry straws, wrapped in Prosciutto di San Daniele, Starters, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/starters-grana-padano-cheese-pastry-straws-wrapped-in-prosciutto-di-san-daniele.aspx Variety: Breadstick Ingredients 1 sheet of puff pastry 30cm x 20cm 100g Grana padano, finely grated 8 slices of Prosciutto di San Daniele 2 egg yolks Black pepper Preparation Preheat your oven to 180 degrees. Using a pastry brush, coat the whole sheet of puff pastry in egg yolk.
Dried Fruits, Nuts and Grana Padano Pie, Dessert, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/dessert-dried-fruits-nuts-and-grana-padano-pie.aspx Preparation time: 50 minutes Ingredients 500g puff pastry 50g mix of dried apricots, figs, prunes, pistachios, hazelnuts and almonds 3 tablespoons of honey 100g grated Grana Padano cheese, aged 20 for months 1 egg yolk Icing sugar to dust Preparation Preheat the oven to 190 degrees. Roll the puff pastry into a thin layer and [...]
Chicken, pea and Grana Padano savoury pie, Complete meals, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/complete-meals-chicken-pea-and-grana-padano-savoury-pie.aspx Variety: Savoury pie Ingredients 2 rolls of round puff pastry, rolled out 50 g Grana Padano 1 kg chicken breast 200 g frozen peas 1 shallot 1 cup of white wine 1 egg 500 ml chicken broth 50 g butter 50 g flour Extra virgin olive oil Salt & pepper Preparation In a pot, brown the finely chopped shallot and the chicken, cut into pieces, in a drizzle of olive [...]