Pairing Italian Cheeses & Fresh Fruit | Il Villaggio Cheese

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

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