Suggested Fruit to Pair with Our Italian Specialty Cheeses
Great cheese pairings often emphasize contrasts between flavors and textures. Few combinations pair together as deliciously as Italian cheeses and fruit. Smooth cheese with sweet, juicy fruit creates a lovely sensation that’s a real treat as a snack or before or after meals. Fresh fruits are divine but dried fruits are cheese friendly too. From dried apricots to fresh, crisp pears and cherries, there’s an Italian cheese to make any fruit taste even better!
Mascarpone: Figs, grapes, apples, pears
Mozzarella: Strawberries, figs, grapes, apples, pears and peaches
Gorgonzola Dolce: Pears, apples peaches and pineapples
Gorgonzola Piccante: Pears, apples peaches and pineapples
Fontal: Apples and grapes
Asiago d’Allevo: Figs, grapes, apples, pears, plums
Piave Vecchio: Figs, grapes, apples, pears, plums
Grana Padano: Cherries, blueberries, apples, pears, pineapple
Parmigiano Reggiano: Apples, pears, pineapple
Provolone Piccante: Winter fruits like pears, apples and grapes.
Ricotta Salata: Strawberries, figs, grapes, apples, pears, peaches
Pecorino Romano: Apples and pears