Close your eyes and say in a whisper: “Parmesan!” And now you are already sitting in the shade of the vine, drinking your favorite wine and enjoying the taste of cheese. Truly a magic word! No less delightful is the owner of this name – Parmigiano Reggiano cheese. We will tell you about where he was born, how it came to our days, in what recipes it is used, about the composition and health benefits of parmesan. Meet His Majesty Parmesan!
History of Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese recipe was developed about 900 years ago at the Cisterian and Benedictan monasteries. For all these years, the composition of parmesan has not changed: milk, water, salt and the lion’s share of patience during ripening. The monasteries were located on the plain between Parma and Reggio Emilia. Continue reading