Equivalent to Parmesan

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Equivalent to Parmesan

Postby EMM » Mon Feb 02, 2009 1:18 pm

Is there a Portuguese cheese that could be classed as a substitute for Parmesan.??
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Postby Barry » Tue Feb 03, 2009 6:35 pm

Hi,
We use Grana Padano made by Galbani. My wife says it's near enough identical, and I've not noticed a difference.
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Postby EMM » Tue Feb 03, 2009 6:56 pm

Many thanks is it easy to find ?

We find that the acores cheeses are a good match for cheddar as they range from mild to v strong , it grates well and melts comsistently.
Are there Portuguese blue cheeses ?
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Postby lizzieh » Wed Feb 04, 2009 1:59 pm

Intermarche and Continente both sell Portugese blue cheese on the fresh deli counter,its about 9 euro's a kilo and is very good. One has a blue wrapper the other a green one we think the blue one has a better flavour.
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