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Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese is enjoyed the world over. Parmigiano-Reggiano is an extraordinary cheese with amazing aromas and taste and a unique texture. Its distinctive flavour and versatility means that it can enhance the flavour of almost any dish and is the perfect addition to cheese boards.It is a hard, fat granular cheese, cooked rather than pressed, named after the restricted area of production.
But, if you are still wondering why Parmigiano-Reggiano has been considered the king of cheeses for nine centuries, let’s go back to the beginning of our journey. Parmigiano-Reggiano is produced exclusively in the provinces of Parma, Reggio Emilia, Modena and Bologna, on the plains, hills and mountains enclosed between the rivers Po and Reno.
This is the area hosting four thousand farms where the cattle are fed on locally grown forage.
From these deep roots in a protected and respected environment, come the unique qualities, which characterise the “king’’ of cheeses.
Parmigiano-Reggiano has been considered the king of cheeses for nine centuries, and surely it still i s.