Is Parmesan cheese the same as Parmigiano-Reggiano?

Answer Not according to online specialty food magazine, The Nibble, which advises against confusing Parmesan with authentic Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese. The Nibble describes Parmesan as cheaper, of lesser ... Read More »

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What is Parmigiano-Reggiano?

Parmesan cheese is a type of hard, aged dairy product produced in many parts of the world, including Argentina and Australia. One of the most famous varieties of Parmesan is Parmigiano-Reggiano, th... Read More »

Does Parmesan cheese go bad?

Fresh Parmesan cheese is a dairy product and can spoil, or go bad, if it is left out at room temperature for more than 2 hours. Grated Parmesan cheese that is purchased at a grocery store also shou... Read More »

Does Parmesan cheese ever go bad if refrigerated?

If you refrigerate it properly, you can keep unopened Parmesan cheese for six months. Once you open the package, you may still be able to keep it for several weeks. Parmesan cheese may go bad (you ... Read More »

Does parmesan cheese spoil?

Fresh Parmesan cheese may be unsafe to eat if it's left on a kitchen counter at room temperature for as few as 2 hours. If you refrigerate the cheese after wrapping it in wax paper, followed by a l... Read More »