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LOVERA'S | SKU: DMC-126
Gorgonzola is an ancient blue cheese which originated in the mountainous Piemonte region of Northern Italy. Desertetto Blua is named in honor of Sam Lovera's grandmother Marta Blua who resided in the small village of Desertetto by Valdieri in Piemonte. Lovera's dedicated cheese crew uses the traditional double-curd technique of gorgonzola production. This method uses two different day's curds to produce a cheese that is both crumbly and smooth. Using raw Jersey cow's milk rich in cream along with remote strains of p. roqueforti, they have crafted a uniquely exquisite blue
In the late 19th century, Italian families began to arrive in the United States by the hundreds of thousands. They brought with them memories and recipes from home, adding to an already rich culinary marketplace. Today, many of these early pioneers have passed their love for Italian cuisine on to a new generation. While times have changed, the recipe remains the same: traditional Italian favorites made the old fashioned way, with locally sourced ingredients hand-picked for flavor.
For over sixty years Lovera's has been hand-crafting Italian specialties for the midwest and beyond. In addition to their award winning, hand-formed cheeses, Lovera's is proud to provide authentic Italian olive oil, baked goods, pasta and many other specialties. We invite you to experience this one-of-a-kind family tradition for yourself.