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Firm (or Hard) Cheeses

Firm (or Hard) Cheeses

Parmigiano-Reggiano
A wonderful grating cheese, Parmigiano-Reggiano is an ivory-colored cow's milk cheese with a distinctive salty flavor.

Pecorino Romano
A pleasantly salty Italian sheep's milk cheese with a grainy texture, primarily used for grating.

Adapted from Williams-Sonoma Kitchen Companion, (Time-Life Books, 2000).