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The Origins of Gorgonzola: Dolce and Piccante

Lombardy is a part of Italy that is home to many well-known cheeses: Taleggio, Mascarpone, Provolone, Grana Padano and Gorgonzola. What is interesting to me is that such a wide variety of styles are represented – be it washed-rind, blue, cooked or fresh. Perhaps this is the result of the fact that cheesemaking has a long history in the region. Indeed, Gorgonzola is one of the oldest blue cheeses in the world.

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Cheeses with a History

History was my major in college and, when I read about cheeses, it is the history behind them that particularly fascinates me.