Gorgonzola: croqui-monsieur, sauce, dessert… our recipes for this delicious Italian cheese

With its blue cheese, Bleu d’Auvergne’s Italian cousin makes us melt! Croque-monsieur, pasta, sauce… discover our five gourmet ways to prepare gorgonzola.

Like fruits and vegetables, cheese follows a specific schedule. and Gorgonzola season starts from April. It is one of the oldest cheeses: legend says it would be so He was born in Gorgonzola, a small town near Milan, in 879. It used to be called Stracino Verde (tired green) because it was made from cow’s milk correctThat is, tired of transhumance. Then he grew old in caves of the city, a perfect place for maturing, because naturally filled with mold. Since 1955, Gorgonzola has been used by A Denominazione Di Origin (equivalent to our French AOC) etc PDO since 1996. today, We love to prepare it in a thousand and one ways: Here are five of our favorite recipes.

1. Croque-Monsieur with Gorgonzola

Quick and easy to prepare, croque-monsieur delights many gourmets. And for a change from the traditional ham/bechamel, we enjoy it 50 recipes from this bookAmong them A Figo Croc Prepared with figs, gorgonzola, arugula, walnuts, honey and smoked black pepper.

bites. €10.95, first editions.

2. Recipe: Penne Pasta with Crispy Vegetables and Gorgonzola Sauce

put it back 4 chopped garlic and 50 g of butter in the pan. pour 50 ml of liquid fresh cream, 10 ml of vegetable broth and 100 g Gorgonzola Creamy Galban in pieces. Cook on low heat. Whitening 2 carrots and 1 zucchini Cut into sticks in a pan of water. cook 400 gr penne al dente. Serve with vegetables, sauce and gorgonzola slices.

© Galban

3. How to cook gorgonzola in sauce?

Want a delicious homemade sauce? Heat a little cream (Liquid for a light sauce, you prefer thick or smooth) and gorgonzola in slices, over low heat. The longer it cooks, the creamier the sauce will be.

4. Gorgonzola for dessert, with ultra delicious fruit

Pear, fig, grape… Gorgonzola is a sensation with many seasonal fruits, if not more in Salty or sweet version. And the most daring will mate it Chocolate mousse and blueberries!

5. Which wine should we serve with gorgonzola?

Gorgonzola filling casting that go well Fruit wines. It’s full of hate in the mouth Fresh notes of apricot and pear.

Alcohol abuse is dangerous to your health, consume in moderation. Petite Cavale White 2020. 75 cl, €12.50, Domaine La Cavale.

Our top 3 best gorgonzola products

Gorgonzola PDO Creamy Sauce, 130g €5.19 Italians do it better at Monoprix.
Fresh Pasta Margherita with Gorgonzola, 250g, from €5.50, pasta at Così Leclerc and Intermarché and at mammafiore.fr.
Gorgonzola AOP Galbani, 150g, €2.19, Galbani in supermarkets.

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