Gorgeous Gorgonzola Dolce, a sweet runny blue cheese

Style

A creamy young blue cheese

Where’s it from?

Lombardia & Piedmont, Italy

Characteristics

Our gorgonzola is made to a special recipe that requires more blue culture and less aging, leading to a creamy, voluptuous cheese with a melt-in-the-mouth texture and sharp, spicy tangs throughout

Is it safe to eat Gorgonzola Dolce while pregnant?

Yes, Gorgonzola is a pasteurised cheese

Do you have Gorgonzola for sale?

Yes, we normally expect to have Gorgonzola Dolce in our Somerset Deli and at our market stalls

Is Gorgonzola a “smelly cheese”?!

Although they are runny and sharp Gorgonzola are not considered to be ‘smelly cheese’ like a Stinking Bishop or a Rebel Monk.

Is Gorgonzola an artisan cheese?

Our gorgonzola is made using protected methods and milk from a set geographical area so yes it is considered an artisan cheese, although more commercially available goegonzola are made in factories.

Would Gorgonzola be good in a cheese hamper?

We recommend a balanced mix of cheeses in the best cheese hamper, such as a cheddar, a firm blue, a runny blue, a brie, a goats cheese and a ewe’s cheese, plus some crackers, chutneys and if you really want to push the boat out a bottle of Somerset wine or two.

Is Gorgonzola a vegetarian cheese?

Yes, gorgonzola dolce is a vegetarian cheese