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Love cheese? Then you'll enjoy these simple gorgonzola recipes that mean you get to eat the delicious creamy blue veined cheese during your meal as well as after.
Mainly produced in northern Italy you can identify the authentic cheese as it carries a DOP after its name meaning it has been produced in a designated production zone to strict guidelines.
Choose between smooth, creamy and mild or sharper more piquant flavours depending on maturity.
Here are some gorgonzola recipes that will give you more excuses to enjoy the delicious Italian cheese in some simple dishes, from salads to baked into lasagne.
SAVORY CREPES WITH GORGONZOLA
Gorgonzola cheese and pears were meant to go together and this savory crepe recipe proves it.
Ravioli filled with Gorgonzola
These homemade ravioli are filled with an enticing blend of gorgonzola, ricotta, walnuts and pears.
Naturally, gorgonzola cheese is a perfect pizza topping. You'll love this creative pizza recipe topped with butternut squash, walnuts, gorgonzola and arugula.
Hosting a dinner party? Make sure this elegant gorgonzola soufflé is on the menu.
These canapés topped with roasted pork, cranberry sauce and gorgonzola are a fun appetizer to have on hand for cocktail parties.
Try this simple appetizer for when you crave the both gorgonzola cheese and avocado with some added crunch from walnuts.
FENNEL AND RADICCHIO SALAD WITH GORGONZOLA
This colorful salad is a wonderful blend of gorgonzola cheese, sweet fresh fennel and sharp radicchio tossed with a lemon-honey vinaigrette.
EGGPLANT, GORGONZOLA AND THYME LASAGNA BY FDL
If you love lasagne use gorgonzola cheese as another chance to experiment with the decadent oven baked dish.
Ossobucco is a legendary Italian recipe and this version with deer in a fig and gorgonzola sauce is simply exquisite.