Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese: the Whole Delicious Story

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Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, often referred to as the “king of cheese” has been produced using the same recipe for 900 years! And today we are going to a local dairy to see how it is made. So exciting! We are off through the rolling hills and countryside of Emilia Romagna to Caseificio San Pier Damiami in San Prospero. Arriving at 9 am for the morning cheese production, the tour lasts two hours and you see the cheese production process as … Read More

Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena: more expensive than fine wine?

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How much would you pay for good vinegar? And what is good vinegar anyway? Well we went to the home of vinegar, Modena, Italy to find the answers and boy, oh, boy, were we surprised! Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena is nothing like what we expected. The cost, the effort, the quality all very illuminating really. And who knew! Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena Let’s start with how traditional balsamic vinegar of Modena (the official name) is made as that … Read More

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