Country and Region of Origin:
The Milan region of Italy
Type of Cheese:
A pasteurized cow's milk cheese that is ivory-colored with blue-green veins running through it.
Soft and creamy when young and firmer as it ages.
Sweeter and softer when it's the young, Gorgonzola Dolce. As it ages and becomes Gorgonzola Piccante, it becomes firm, crumbly, robust and spicy.
Pair with a champagnes, full-bodied reds, and sweet reds.
This delicious cheese can be enjoyed with crackers, pears, apples, peaches, nuts, raisins or made into a sauce to serve with chicken or beef. Melts when crumbled and can be turned into a fondue. Also a delicious addition to salads.