Fiore Sardo has a cylindrical shape,with a yellow to brown rind depending on the level of ripening, and an interior that is firm and white. The flavour is savoury, piquant and smoky depending on the level of ripening with additional hints of dried fruits and an grassy aroma.
When the cheese is fresh, it can be consumed as a table cheese or grated, as it matures it is delicious with roasted potatoes, sausages, fresh tomatoes and onions. The cheese also pairs well with typical Sardinian wines, such as Alghero Cagnulari DOC or Malvasia di Bosa DOC.
When was the last time you had dinner in an Italian restaurant in Canada and you thought you were dining in Italy? That’s exactly how “Ospitalità Italiana Certified”restaurants want you to feel when you visit their fine dining establishments.
Ospitalità Italiana is an official certification from Unioncamere, Italy’s federation of local Chambers of Commerce and Industry, that tells you that the food you are enjoying is unquestionably Italian: products are authentic, ingredients genuine and recipes true to the thousand year history of Italian cuisine.
Canada is home to some leading Italian Chefs. Passionate and innovative, many have refined their skills and advanced their knowledge directly in Italy. In addition, Montréal boasts a fabulous cooking school ITHQ where young aspiring chefs learn Italian technic and Italian traditional recipes from the masters.
So the next time you make reservations for an Italian dinner in a Montreal restaurant, ask if they’ve received the Ospitalità Italiana seal of approval. You will enjoy the true Italian taste.