Cheese has earned its place in the culinary world as one of the tastiest and most versatile foods ever enjoyed. Whether it’s eaten alone, paired with the most exquisite glass of wine, or used as part of a dish, its wide selection of flavors are sure to conjure up many uses for every occasion.
Creating a culinary delight with cheese does not necessarily require conjuring up a recipe made of the most complicated ingredients and methods. Sometimes the best dishes are made from the simplest ingredients right in your own kitchen.
If you plan on throwing a small gathering or just want to have a healthy snack or two in the middle of the day, here are excellent cheesy recipes that you can make with your favorite brand of Parmesan cheese.
Cheese, Fruit & Nuts
The most simple yet amazing pairings with cheese include an assortment of fruit and nuts. Try this delicious combination of Parmesan cheese with Gorgonzola, grapes and walnuts for a healthy snack packed with protein.
The popular sweet and salty combination of cheese paired with fruits is an excellent appetizer for any parties or small gatherings.
Roasted Vegetables and Parmesan Cheese Crisps
Grab the vegetables in your refrigerator and roast them for a few minutes in the oven for a healthy and delicious snack. Add a few Parmesan cheese crisps and drizzle with herbs and olive oil for an easy appetizer that looks like you put in a lot more effort to make!
Arugula & Bacon Rice Bowl
There is no better combination than cheese and bacon. Try mixing leftover rice with a bit of arugula and crumbled bacon topped with crispy Parmesan bits. This easy to make snack has a wonderful blend of flavors from the nutty Parmesan, smoky bacon and spicy arugula.
Parmesan Cheese Salad
Add a cheesy twist to your vegetable salad with Parmesan cheese. A simple salad made of lightly roasted almonds, Parmesan and sun-dried tomatoes with a dash of thyme and oregano is one good recipe you can start with. Don’t be afraid to mix and experiment ingredients together when creating your own salad recipe. Fruits and vegetables are known to work well with Parmesan cheese.
Nothing tops a delicious sandwich oozing with delicious cheese. Making a panini can be done at home even with a typical frying pan. Slices of your favorite bread, a good tomato sauce, a blend of Fontal and Parmesan cheese along with other sandwich fillers of your choice make up a tasty home made snack.
Pasta and parmesan combination
Cheese and pasta is considered to be one of the most famous food pairings in the culinary world. Much like chocolate and mint, cheese and pasta is revered for giving food aficionados the best flavors ever created. Whether it’s a simple spaghetti recipe or a pasta bolognese, pairing your favorite parmesan cheese with your pasta is one delightful treat.
These simple homemade treats are just few of the many recipes you can conjure up in your own kitchen. With a wide imagination and taste for Parmesan cheese, you are sure to create one cheesy treat that should be a part of every cookbook in the world.