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.
Quality checks, grana padano, Italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/quality-checks.aspxVisual check The experts carefully observe the wheels to ensure all the required distinguishing marks are present: Each one must bear the following marks: the Quadrifoglio, or four-leaf clover, in which the serial number indicating the province, month and year of production must be stamped; the diamond-shaped lozenges, all around the side, with the words “Grana Padano” the CE [...]
Summertime loaf with tuna, egg and Grana Padano Riserva, Main courses, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/main-courses-summertime-loaf-with-tuna-egg-and-grana-padano-riserva.aspx Preparation time: 50 minutes Lactose free Ingredients 250 g tuna in olive oil, drained 100 g Grana Padano Riserva 2 eggs 50 g breadcrumbs 1 lemon salt Preparation Put the drained tuna, eggs, breadcrumbs, the grated rind of ½ a lemon and the finely grated Grana Padano Riserva in a blender.
Fire branding, grana padanohttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/fire-branding-v2.aspx Media > Glossary > Fire branding Fire branding The fire brand is impressed onto the cheese rind by the quality control expert, if the wheel meets all the quality requirements.
How to cut Grana Padano wheels, Italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/how-to-cut-grana-padano-wheels.aspxUsing the hooked end of the rind cutter, make a 1 cm deep cut all the way around the rind on the scored line. ... Quarter to eighths To cut a quarter into eighths, score completely around the rind as before. Ensure the rind is cut to a depth of 1,5 cm. ... Thereafter divide the segment into two using same method as before, [...]
Seared Mullet Fillets with Basil, Datterini Tomatoes and Grana Padano, Side dishes, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/side-dishes-seared-mullet-fillets-with-basil-datterini-tomatoes-and-grana-padano.aspx Preparation time: 10' Lactose free Gluten free Ingredients 1/2 watermelon 180 g Italian mixed salad 100 g Grana Padano shavings 40 g pumpkin seeds extra virgin olive oil balsamic vinegar mint salt pepper Preparation Cut the watermelon into cubes, removing the rind and seeds.
Prosecco DOC marinated cod with green chicory and Grana Padano broth, Main courses, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/main-courses-prosecco-doc-marinated-cod-with-green-chicory-and-grana-padano-broth.aspxIngredients 4 cod fillets – 150g each 350g wild green chicory 1 garlic clove 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil Salt and pepper to taste For the marinade 1 tbsp of honey Salt, pepper to taste 500 ml Prosecco DOC 500 ml of still water 1 bunch of fresh herbs (parsley, thyme, bay leaves) 1 onion, peeled 1 garlic clove For the broth 1 Celery stalk 1 Onions, peeled 2 garlic cloves 1 tbsp of [...]
Lidia’s Grana Padano Cheese Pairings, Starters, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/starters-lidias-grana-padano-cheese-pairings.aspxRemove orange rind and serve syrup of balsamic and cherries drizzled over chunks of Grana Padano Riserva (aged over 20 months) cheese.
Is the rind of grana padano edible?, Italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/is-the-rind-of-grana-padano-edible.aspx Curiosities > Grana Padano World > Is the rind of grana padano edible? Is the rind of grana padano edible? ... The outermost part of the cheese gradually becomes rind. ... During this time, the rind hardens to protect the cheese inside . ... Proper application of the HACCP system ensures the food safety and edibility [...]
INGREDIENTShttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/ingredients.aspxThe salt serves mainly to flavour the cheese, remove any leftover whey and form the rind.
Grana Padano PDO rind “Cutlet”, Main courses, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/main-courses-grana-padano-pdo-rind-cutlet.aspx Recipes > Recipes > Main courses > Grana Padano PDO rind “Cutlet” Grana Padano PDO rind “Cutlet” Printable version Share Details . ... Open the vent on the cooker, then drain the rind and dab it lightly. Reserve the cooking liquid, which the cheese rind will have given an intense umami flavour. ... Dip the [...]