Who invented Parmesan cheese?

Answer 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 »

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Is Parmesan cheese pasteurized?

Parmesan is a hard, aged cheese made from either pasteurized or unpasteurized milk. Authentic Italian-made Parmigiano Reggiano, regulated by a Protected Designation of Origin, uses production proce... 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 »

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 »

Can you freeze grated parmesan cheese?

Parmesan cheese can be frozen but must be wrapped well before being placed in the freezer. It can be frozen grated or in blocks for up to six months. Simply thaw the cheese when you want to use it.... Read More »