Gorgonzola is a blue-veined Italian cheese. It is made from unskimmed cow’s milk. It can be buttery, crumble and very salty. The blue veins have a bite to them. Gorgonzola dolce is young, creamy and mild. Gorgonzola mountain is more mature, firm and more pungent. Best served at room temperature.

Ethnicity: Italian

Season: available year-round

How to store: Some gorgonzola cheeses may be frozen. Wrap tight in plastic and store in fridge. Use within a few days after purchasing.

Substitutions: Roquefort, silton or saga blue cheese

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