TIP OF THE DAY: Try Real Parmigiano (Not Parmesan!) For National Parmigiano Reggiano Day

[1] An aged wedge of authentic Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese: boldly flavored and aromatic (photo © Murray’s Cheese). [2] Wedges, curls and grated Parmigiano-Reggiano (photo © Parmigiano-Reggiano Consorzio). [3] If you want grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, buy a wedge and grate it yourself. You can see the crunchy white tyrosines in the paste (body) of the cheese (photo…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Popcorn Salad Garnish

Le Coq Rico is a poultry-centric bistro in Manhattan that specializes in whole roast birds: chicken, duck, game hen and quails. But among such French classics, you can find some food fun; like this arugula-fig salad with parmesan cheese and a popcorn garnish! After we first had it at the restaurant, we started using popcorn…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Multi-Task With Parmigiano-Reggiano

The “king of cheeses.” Photo ofParmigiano-Reggiano by Yin Yang | IST.   Parmigiano-Reggiano is more than an ingredient in pasta, pesto, risotto, Alfredo sauce and other recipes. It‘s a gourmet multi-tasker. Shave it onto salads. Enjoy it as a snack with a glass of hearty red wine. Parmigiano-Reggiano loves to be paired with apples, figs,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Multi-Tasking Parmigiano

Checking the quality of an aging wheel of Parmigiano-Reggiano (photo © Parmigiano-Reggiano Consorzio).   October 27th is National Parmigiano-Reggiano Day. Parmigiano-Reggiano is more than a great cheese for pasta, pesto, risotto and Alfredo sauce. Shave it onto salads, eggs and sandwiches. Add it to cheese plates. Enjoy it with a glass of hearty red wine.…
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