The younger brother of the traditional Gorgonzola (today known as Piccante), Sweet Gorgonzola was born in the regions of Lombardy and Piemonte, right after World War II. Soon enogh it became the most known variety of the Gorgonzola cheese. The main difference between the two varities consists of the greater whey content, making the Sweet Gorgonzola softer and more delicate version.
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This gourmet Italian cheese is soft, with a yellow paste and bluish-green marbling. The rind is light reddish and is usually protected by tin foil to preserve its freshness. Gorgonzola Dolce's taste is soft and creamy, less strong than the traditional piccante version, however with robust traces of penicillin.
It should be served with full bodied, aged, red wines, sweet and liqueur wines, rum. Classican Italian mostarda, red onion preserve, Vin Santo or Marsala gelatine. Celery sticks. Rye bread and polenta.
Ingredients: whole, pasturized, cow's milk
Aging period: minimum of 60 days
Availability: all year round
Storage temperature: in fridge from +2ºC to +6ºC
Please consider that when ordering pieces, the size of each piece can have a slight variation.
Since you will be paying per gram price, please consider that there may be minimal variation, usually of around 10-20 grams. If there are any larger modifications in grams we will contact you to advise you before shipping the product to you.