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Grilled Raschera d'Alpeggio with Rosemary and Garlic Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 1 pound of Raschera d'Alpeggio cheese
- 2 tablespoons of fresh rosemary, finely chopped
- 3 cloves of garlic, minced
- 2 tablespoons of olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste

Special equipment needed:
- Grill or grill pan
- Cheese slicer

Step-by-step instructions:

1. Preheat your grill or grill pan to medium-high heat.

2. Cut the Raschera d'Alpeggio cheese into 1/2 inch thick slices using a cheese slicer.

3. In a small bowl, mix together the chopped rosemary, minced garlic, olive oil, salt, and pepper.

4. Brush both sides of the cheese slices with the rosemary and garlic mixture.

5. Place the cheese slices on the grill or grill pan and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side, or until the cheese is melted and has grill marks.

6. Remove the cheese from the grill and serve immediately.

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 6-8 minutes
Medium-high heat
Serving size:
4 servings

Nutritional information:
Calories per serving: 350
Fat per serving: 28g
Protein per serving: 22g
Carbohydrates per serving: 1g
Sodium per serving: 600mg

Substitutions for ingredients:
- Raschera d'Alpeggio cheese can be substituted with any other semi-soft cheese such as Fontina or Gouda.
- Fresh rosemary can be substituted with dried rosemary.
- Olive oil can be substituted with any other cooking oil.

- Add sliced tomatoes or roasted red peppers on top of the grilled cheese for added flavor.
- Use different herbs such as thyme or oregano instead of rosemary.
- Serve the grilled cheese on top of a bed of arugula or mixed greens for a salad.

Tips and tricks:
- Make sure to brush both sides of the cheese with the rosemary and garlic mixture to ensure maximum flavor.
- Use a cheese slicer to cut the cheese into even slices for even cooking.
- Serve the grilled cheese immediately while it is still warm and melted.

Storage instructions:
Store any leftover grilled cheese in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Reheating instructions:
To reheat the grilled cheese, place it in a preheated oven at 350°F for 5-7 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and heated through.

Presentation ideas:
Serve the grilled cheese on a wooden board or platter with fresh herbs and sliced bread.

Garnish the grilled cheese with additional fresh herbs such as rosemary or thyme.

Pair the grilled cheese with a glass of red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon or Pinot Noir.

Suggested side dishes:
Serve the grilled cheese with a side of roasted vegetables or a simple green salad.

Troubleshooting advice:
If the cheese is not melting properly, try lowering the heat on the grill or grill pan and cooking the cheese for a longer period of time.

Food safety advice:
Make sure to cook the cheese to an internal temperature of 165°F to ensure it is safe to eat.

Food history:
Raschera d'Alpeggio is a semi-soft cheese that is made in the Italian Alps. It has a nutty and buttery flavor and is often used in grilled cheese sandwiches.

Flavor profiles:
The grilled cheese has a nutty and buttery flavor with hints of rosemary and garlic.

Serving suggestions:
Serve the grilled cheese as an appetizer or as a main course with a side dish.

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Region: Italian

Taste: Savory, Herbal, Aromatic, Smoky, Tangy