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Gorgonzola DOP

      Gorgonzola PDO













Gorgonzola is one of the world's oldest blue-veined cheeses. The Cheese is mainly produced in the northern Italian regions of Piedmont and Lombardy, Gorgonzola. Unskimmed cow's milk is used while preparing the cheese. Generally it takes three to four months to attain full ripeness.



Description



This cheese has crumbly and soft texture with nutty aroma. It can have a mild to sharp taste depending on its age. Gorgonzola Dolce (also called Sweet Gorgonzola) and Gorgonzola Piccante (also called Gorgonzola Naturale, Gorgonzola Montagna, or Mountain Gorgonzola) are its two varieties, which vary in their age.



Cooking



Gorgonzola can be consumed in many ways. It is served with wines like Bordeaux Blend (Red), Zinfandel and Sauternes.




Certification



PDO (Protected Designation of Origin)(ES). Protected designation of origińe (PDO) stands for a product for which the principal steps for production are done following a well-established technique within the same geographical area, which gives the product its characteristics. Year of registration 1996

DOP (Denominazione di origine protetta)(It). Year of registration 1955


Vegetarian



  No


Dietary product



  No


Lactose-free product



  No



NUTRITIONAL VALUE




Calories



   314 - 353 kcal per 100 gr.


Protein



   19 - 21.4 gr. per 100 gr.


Fats



   26 - 28.74 gr. per 100 gr.


Fat in dry matter



   48 %


Carbohydrates



   2 gr. per 100 gr.


Salt



   1.6 gr. per 100 gr.


Saturated acids



   19 gr. per 100 gr.


Cholesterol



   75 mg. per 100 gr.


Water



   42.21 gr. per 100 gr.


Ash



   5.11 gr. per 100 gr.



MACRONUTRIENTS




(Ca) Calcium



  420 - 528 mg. ( 46% )*


(K) Potassium



  120 - 256 mg. ( + 114% )*


(Mg) Magnesium



  23 mg. ( 34% )*


(Na) Sodium



  1146 mg. ( + 41% )*


(P) Phosphorus



  360 - 387 mg. ( 25% )*



Dietary element




(Cu) Copper



  40 mcg. ( 43% )*


(Fe) Iron



  0.31 mg. ( 69% )*


(Se) Selenium



  14.5 mcg. ( 6% )*


(Zn) Zinc



  2.66 mg. ( 34% )*



VITAMINS




(B1) Thiamine.



  29 mcg. ( 28% )*


(B3) Niacin.



   0.382 mg. per 100 gr.


(B4) Choline.



   15.4 mg. per 100 gr.


(B5) Pantothenic acid.



   1.729 mg. per 100 gr.


(B6) Pyridoxine.



  0.166 mg. ( + 66% )*


(B9) Folatsin..



  36 mcg. ( + 89% )*


(B12) Cobalamin.



  1.22 mcg. ( 13% )*


*(the difference from the average value)



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