What is sweet Gorgonzola?
Keeping this in consideration, what is the difference between Gorgonzola and Gorgonzola dolce?
Gorgonzola cheese really only refers to cheese produced in the city of Gorgonzola, Italy. The main difference between Dolce and Piccante is that Gorgonzola Piccante's rind is thicker and dryer. Also, the taste of Dolce is sweet, whereas Piccante is spicy.
Furthermore, what does Gorgonzola DOP mean? Meaning "sweet" in Italian, Gorgonzola "Dolce" DOP is a soft, blue, buttery cheese made with uncooked cow's whole milk. The cheese took its name from a small town in Lombardy near Milan, where it said to have been born in the 12th century. The rind is compact, rough, hard and grey/pinkish in colour but not edible.
In this regard, what does Gorgonzola dolce taste like?
Tasting Notes The interior paste of Gorgonzola Dolce is ivory-white in color with subtle blue-green veins that are widely spaced. Flavors are milky and unctuous, with notes of sour cream and butter and a clean, lactic tang.
How do you eat Gorgonzola dolce?
You can spread it on bread and top it with preserves, swirl a nub into pumpkin soup or cream sauce, or serve it naked with fresh figs and honeycomb. A shake of black pepper livens it up. Because GD is such a classic, it's fun to eat it alongside other iconic cheeses – like Mozzarella and Parmesan.