Gorgonzola Dolce D.O.P.

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Origin: Italy
Region: Lombardy
Made by: Carozzi
Type: Blue
Milk: Cow
Milk Treatment: Raw
Coagulant: Animal Rennet

Gorgonzola has been made for centuries in the mountains and foothills of north-west Italy – dolce is its milder form.

Characteristics: pale yellow paste suffused with blue veins; creamy, salty, rich, hint of mushroom.

Best with: Gorgonzola is used widely in Italian cookery from topping pizza to stuffing it in chicken breasts.