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 »

Who invented Parmesan cheese?

Parmesan cheese, or Parmigiano-Reggiano, has ancient origins. No one knows who first invented it. The Parmigiano-Reggiano Consortium claims that as early as 1200 to 1300, the production of Parmesan... Read More »

How is parmesan cheese produced?

Parmesan cheese, whether grated for a salad or pasta meal, or sliced from its hard granular cheese block to be eaten alongside a glass of wine, has a very dry and distinct taste. Production of Parm... Read More »