Spressa delle Giudicarie DOP is produced in the province of Trento, including many communities within the Giudicarie Valleys. The cheese has a cylindrical form, with an irregular, elastic and dark ochre coloured rind. The cheese is semi-cooked, compact and elastic, and it is white or pale straw yellow in colour. The young cheese has a rather sweet flavour, whereas the mature cheese is much more savoury, with a slight hint of bitterness.
To better enjoy the cheese’s taste is it best to eat it when it is it not too marture, and is a great addition to traditional recipes such as polenta and carbonara pasta. The cheese maries best with red wine local wine such as Marzemino DOC from southern Trentino.
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.