Parmigiano Reggiano, Aged 18 Months - ¼ Wheel, 18 to 20 Lbs
For over 700 years, Parmigiano Reggiano has delighted the Italian palate. Now, the same qualities that have brought it renown throughout the centuries make Parmigiano-Reggiano the perfect cheese for today's health conscious Americans.
Made with partially skimmed milk, it's the lowest in fat and cholesterol of any ages cheese. Packed with protein, it's a source of quick energy, and high in free amino acids. It is easily digestible for people of all ages.
Best of all, Parmigiano-Reggiano's intense aroma and rich, nutty taste can add a special touch to any meal. Serve it in chunks, as an appetizer with olives and walnuts, or as a dessert with an assortment of fresh fruit. Add slivers of Parmigiano-Reggiano to salads and vegetable dishes. Or grate it for use as a topping or a thickener for sauces. You can even use the rind, since it is nothing but the hardened outer shell of the cheese free of additives, preservatives, and artificial colors.
Check out this great recipe.