Gorgonzola Cheese and Recipes

Written By Vincenzo D’Antonio Gorgonzola is one of the most renowned Italian cheeses in the world. It is a blue veined DOP cheese produced exclusively in Italy from whole cow milk. As it often happens for many specialties of the traditional Italian cuisine, its origins are halfway between legend and reality. According to the historians, the first Gorgonzola…

Taleggio Cheese and Recipes

Written By Vincenzo D’Antonio Taleggio is a cheese of very old origins, perhaps first appearing even before the fifth century. Some documents from the eight century refer to the commerce and the exchange concerning this cheese. Why this name Taleggio? Because its origin area is the Val Taleggio, in Lombardy, the north region of Italy.  The Val…

Introducing Vincenzo D’Antonio

We welcome Vincenzo D’Antonio to The Good Life as a contributing author.  D’Antonio will be contributing articles on his home country and educate you on Italian culinary traditions.  We met in Las Vegas at Caesar’s Palace where he accompanied the great Naples Pizza Master Enzo Coccia in a pizza demonstration and wine pairing.  He is pictured here in mid-thought…