Gratin Bleu cheese, made by Caseificio Pier Luigi Rosso from Biella, has been awarded a bronze medal in its league at “118th Nantwich Food Awards”, in England.
This historical and prestigious competition, located inside the Nantwich agricultural show in Cheshire, has gathered this year more than 4000 cheeses, from 24 nations.
It is the most important cheese-related event in England, and one of the biggest in the world.
Gratin Bleu is a semi – hard, very ripe cheese obtained from whole pasteurized cow’s milk and left to acidify, with the addition of selected moulds. The flavour is delicate and buttery and becomes more complex when contrasted with the sharpness of the marbling.
On May 19th Latteria Vo Grande, an historic associate of Gourm.it and producer of Parmigiano Reggiano, won the first prize in a contest organized by Telereggio in collaboration with Bibbiano (Re) administration.
There were 4 wheels of Parmigiano 29 months old “racing” for the first prize; these wheels came from all the Parmigiano production area, so Reggio Emilia, Parma, Modena, Mantova (which is the smallest of all).
Mario Zannoni, from the quality department of Parmigiano consortium and supreme judge of the contest, has evalueded the Parmigiano Reggiano from Mantova, produced by Latteria Vo Grande, as the best one at the sensory test.
Congrats to the cheesemaker Tonino and all the Vo Grande team!
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We wish to thank you for visiting us during Tuttofood 2015. It has been a great exhibition!
Vorremmo ringraziarvi per la Vostra visita presso il nostro stand al Tuttofood 2015. Anche quest’anno l’esperienza è stata una bellissima sfida, piena di ricompense.
At Tuttofood you’ve been tasting:
Al Tuttofood vi abbiamo fatto assaggiare:
* Agrizoo: Organic Parmigiano Reggiano
* Arrigoni Battista: Gorgonzola, Taleggio and more!
* Caseificio Bertagni: Pecorino from Tuscany
* La via Lattea: Soft goat cheese
* Grana d’oro: red cow Parmigiano Reggiano
* Latteria sociale Gonfo: Parmigiano Reggiano
* Latteria Sociale Vo Grande: Parmigiano Reggiano
* Mambelli: Squacquerone and other fresh cheeses from Romagna
* Valserena: Brown cow Parmigiano Reggiano
We’ll be glad to host you at our booth in Tuttofood Milan, from May 3rd to the 6th.
If you still haven’t set a date with us, please contact us!
And if you’re in mood for a tasting, we’ve readied a full schedule!
> May 3rd, 11 am: Parmigiano tasting from Caseificio Gonfo
> May 4th, 11 am: Pecorino tasting by Bertagni
> May 5th, 11 am: Parmigiano tasting from Valserena
> May 6th, 11 am: Parmigiano tasting from Grana D’Oro
Please click on the invite to let us know you’ll be there!
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Exactly ten days before the Expo in Milano, Cento Mani di questa terra (literally “hundred hands from this land”) is a chance to undestand better the food necessities of our planets, and its gastronomic future. In a world-wide approach, but keeping close the italian tradition and culinary know-how.
“We are very proud to host this important event in our home” says famiglia Spigaroli, owner of Antica Corte Pallavicina, where Centomani takes place “Here will gather 50 chefs from Emilia Romagna, 5o producers of gastronomic excellence – from Parmigiano Reggiano to Mortadella Bologna, from tradizional balsamic vinegar to salumi dop -, and 50 speakers that will lead thematical forum about catering, eating and formation.”